At New York Fashion Week, even the most seasoned of attendees were surprised by the amount of Canadian apparel and jewellery designs that appeared onstage. Now, those designs have run off the runway in royal fashion
Inspiration is everywhere. With a push of influence coming from the runway and revealing a sense of what buyers are looking for, jewellers should take advantage of the upcoming demand in accessories. Now is the time to start preparing by recognizing the crucial must-haves of the season.
Sleigh bells ring and so will cash registers with JB’s Holiday Gift Guide. We’ve searched display cases at various shows and combed through social media feeds to bring you the hottest holiday styles to help make the season brighter. Check out this issue for a look at what your customers will be hoping to find under the tree this year.
Three words grace the glass wall of Martin Bunting’s office: truth, transparency, and teamwork. As the recently appointed CEO of Calgary-based ammolite jewellery company, Korite, he is tasked with growing the brand in North America, Europe, and Asia. And he’s relying on truth, transparency, and teamwork to help him do that—or “move Korite to 2.0 from the 1.0 stage it was at,” as he puts it.
To help fill your showcases, we present our annual holiday gift guide, packed with the hottest styles and must-have trends. Check out these gift-giving ideas that are sure to put a smile on your customers’ faces on Christmas morning.
Fall—that magical time of year when the world pays close attention to the latest trends and shops are packed with people seeking fashionable styles to reinvent their wardrobes. Consumer magazines’ fall issues are at their thickest, becoming fashion bibles and coffee table accessories for months to come.
It’s inevitable the bride be the centre of attention, come the wedding day. All eyes are on the dress, the jewellery, and the bouquet, a reflection of her personal taste and the vision she’s likely had since childhood. But don’t forget it’s the groom’s day to shine, too.
The 85-carat citrine Bonnie Trudel is wearing around her neck is in its natural state—rough, although wrapped with handcrafted silver, allowing the stone’s energy to emanate. Its powers, as she explains it, are protection, success, and luck.