What’s Trending in 2016?

It’s a new year and a time to create a fresh line of jewelry. This can be a challenging time because you were probably getting in the groove of perfecting the jewelry trends of 2015. You may be thinking that you have your own style and you don’t need to follow any trends, but it never hurts to get inspiration from the experts.


Top 7 Jewelry Trends for 2016

The year 2016 is a mystery in a box.

We don’t know what will happen next on the scope of world politics, the economy, let alone the unraveling of our personal lives and the prospects of our careers. Regardless of what’s in store for us, we will still wake up, brush our teeth, shower and get dressed. Day in and day out, we will open our closet and stare into it for what feels like an eternity, trying to figure out what to wear. We put on our best attire and head out the door.

Some of us may hesitate and come back inside or take that extra time in the morning to rethink our fashion choices and deliberate on enhancing ‘the look’ with the right jewelry. That being said, this article is for those who like to stay ahead of the game with the latest and upcoming trends. I cannot promise to hit the nail on the head with my forecast, but what I can promise is a glimpse into the trends of jewelry and where the currents are likely to take them next.

So I’m going to make it easy for you. Whip that credit card out and prepare to hit the stores.

Here it is.

The top 7 jewelry trends for 2016.

See all top 7 trends here…

These predictions may not match your niche, and that’s not a bad thing. It’s important to stay true to your brand and produce pieces that embody your style, but maybe this year you want to try incorporating some trendy motifs to your style.

Jennifer Heebner from JCK shares some ideas that can be incorporated in this year’s jewelry line:

12 Jewelry Trends for 2016: The 5th Annual List of What to Buy, Sell, and Stock in the Year Ahead

Black and white. With a newer jet-black rhodium being used by designers and some decidedly rock-star-chic styles coming out of the Paris Fashion Week shows for spring, this evergreen color combination will live on in Art Deco–inspired jewels, enamel, and silver or white gold with rhodium effects.

Studs and earring jackets. These have shaped up to be a consumer fave! Wearing studs solo offers some versatility, while the addition of jackets builds up another cool look. Easy to understand, studs and earring jackets are available across a wide range of price points.

See the rest of her ideas here…

Having to think of a fresh, new line for the new year can present itself as a daunting task. However, looking to industry experts for inspiration can alleviate some of the pressure. Stay true to your style, but don’t be afraid to add a little something to make this year’s jewelry line pop.

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