In creating my fall 2015 collection for Dina Mackney Designs, one of my main focuses was geometric silhouette. You may have seen me talk about this in my recent interview on Good Morning Dallas discussing fall jewelry trends! I believe that playing with the shape of my pieces is just as important as introducing new colors or metals into my designs. This season, I found inspiration for silhouette in one particular source: geometric shapes. By featuring these shapes in the most beautiful all natural colored gems, this trend is less reminiscent of a grade school math class and becomes more a fashion forward trend.
I have used geometric shapes in my designs before, most notably in my octagonal pendants and through the use of faceted gems. You’ll notice these features in designs like my Hematite Pendant Necklace, available via Coast 2 Coast, and the Chondrite Necklace featured on our Dina Mackney website (pictured on our model above). One of my favorite pieces, which I discussed in my Good Morning Dallas segment, is the “Rock Star Necklace.” This piece features a pendant with a round faceted clear quartz center and hard edges of triangles all around it. Gemstones are bezel set in 18K gold vermeil and hang from one of my signature gold link chains. The Rockstar Necklace is available at select Neiman Marcus locations nationwide.
It seems that I am not alone in my love affair of shapes. Designers including luxe fashion house Prada and shoe extraordinaire Gianvito Rossi have interpreted lust-worthy items this season that utilize the geometric trend. The bold, graphic nature of geometric prints lends itself well to the season’s must have coats, shoes, and handbags. I would suggest pairing your favorite black denim with a simple tank top, one of Burberry’s new patchwork ponchos, and a classic pair of black booties. Add in one (or 2) of my classic woven sterling silver cuffs and you’re ready to enjoy a fun day with your girlfriends or a nice family dinner.
What trends are you looking forward to for fall? Let me know by tagging your Facebook, Instagram and Twitter with #mydina or #DMD15. And be sure to check out both my collection and the hottest fringe designs in your local Neiman Marcus! Here’s to a stylish fall.
Available on the Dina Mackney Shop: Chondrite Necklace
Available at select Neiman Marcus locations: Rock Star Pendant, Star Pendant, Square Amethyst Cuff
Available at Neiman Marcus online: Sterling Silver Woven Cuff
Available at Mystique Jewelers: Geometric Hoop Earrings
Available at John-William Jewellers: Sterling Silver Rock Crystal Geometric Hoops