Get to know the jewellery and accessories colour trend forecast brought to you by Preciosa and Pantone. The new Spring/Summer 2015 Preciosa & Pantone colour palettes are sure to be inspirational not only for designers, but also useful for manufacturers and fashion retailers who want to gain an understanding of future trends and gain an edge over their competition.
The seasonal wave of international tradeshows has begun once again, and Preciosa, the leading global producer of crystal components for the jewellery and textile industries is – of course – riding the crest! Stones from the Preciosa® GENUINE CZECH Crystal™ collection made their first brilliant début in 2014 in São Paulo, Brazil, where the prestigious Inspira+ and Première Vision fairs opened in the second half of January.
Hana Havelkova is one of the Czech Republic’s most successful fashion designers. She has received many awards and her work is sought after and respected in many countries. She developed her own brand in 1991, and her HH label reflects finesse, excellent workmanship, and an unerring eye for elegant curves. Hana Havelkova’s work includes a line of limited collection fashion as well as tailor-made apparel specifically for her clientele. This designer is, however, best known for her spectacular evening gowns and wedding dresses.
Tresor Paris is world famous for its diamonds, crystal fashion jewellery, elegant watches and stylish accessories. What is less widely known is that Tresor Paris is also a brand that stands for helping others. This British jewellery company is a major contributor to various domestic charities which support cancer patients, abused children, as well as a variety of community and sports events.
As we start to strategize and prepare the next set of trends (FW 2014/15) for you with our partner Pantone, we are excited to introduce the Pantone colour of the year for 2014: Radiant Orchid – and its matching counterpart from Preciosa’s colour palette, Fuchsia.
In late October, the world's fashion industry elite gathered at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum of Art for the announcement of the winners of the prestigious 2013 WGSN Global Fashion Awards design competition. The London museum played host to over 400 guests that included celebrities, designers, fashion retailers, and representatives of popular brands of clothing, footwear, and accessories. Preciosa, a world leader in crystal component production was, of course, also present at this VIP event.
Innovation, Creativity, and Excellence: these three attributes form the foundation of the jewellery industry. And, it is these three attributes that gave rise to the name of a new challenge for young jewellery designers – the ICE Crystal Jewellery Awards. Creating this new competition, which starts this October and ends in May of 2014, involved three key organizations from three different areas of the jewellery business: Preciosa, the leading manufacturer of crystal components; the fashion magazine Accessories; and New York’s design school, F.I.T. (Fashion Institute of Technology).
Preciosa, a.s. will take part in the Italian Linapelle Tradeshow in Bologna this October. For over thirty years, this show has focused on leather goods, accessories, fashion, furniture, and components for the footwear industry.
The world jewellery, just like all other branches of the fashion industry, lives and breathes with short-term colour trends and forecasts. These are set long before the actual products hit the market. As a result, having colour predictions well in advance is particularly useful for designers and manufacturers who want to keep in step with the world of fashion. It is primarily for them that we at Preciosa and Pantone have created this latest Fall/Winter 2014-15 jewellery and accessories colour trend forecast.
Preciosa is stepping out in style in Paris this September. For the first time this year, we will be part of the prestigious Modamont textile tradeshow, at which all professionals from the fashion industry gather at each year. And this year, Preciosa, the premier international manufacturer of crystal components, will take part in this prominent celebration of fashion and beauty.
This August in Stuttgart, Preciosa, the world leading manufacturer of Czech crystal jewellery components, became the general sponsor of the prestigious German Open Championships in dance. It is the second time Preciosa has sponsored this competition with its long tradition. This year's event was attended by 4,195 dancers from 56 countries.
Preciosa is proud to announce its new partnership with the US design company, Ennyluap LLC. Ennyluap (pronounced in-a-lope), created by designer Amanda Williamson, is an upscale clothing label dedicated to timeless style, and high quality for women. Ennyluap, which lives by its motto of "Timelessly Bold", was featured in July edition of British Vogue. This top fashion magazine showcased Ennyluap in connection with the following news break – and a prestigious recognition of its creativity: Ennyluap was invited to New York’s Fashion Week!
Make and Sell Jewellery magazine launched the Make & Sell Jewellery Awards 2013 in the June issue. Readers and online visitors were asked to choose their favourites from the most popular jewellery-making retailers, companies, products and designers. Preciosa has been nominated in the category Best Overall Bead Brand.
The Preciosa Footwear & Accessories Design Team category, which we are sponsoring at this year‘s renowned WGSN Global Fashion Awards design competition, now has its finalist shortlist! This select group was publicly nominated during the Shortlist Announcement Cocktail Party, held in the London St. Martins Lane Hotel on the same day that Prince William‘s and Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge’s son was born.
WGSN, Worth Global Style Network, is the worldwide leader in fashion trend forecasting. Preciosa as the leading producer of crystal fashion jewellery components is also highly interested in the trends. In cooperation with the renowned colour trend setting company Pantone, Preciosa has been publishing regular trend forecasts for fashion jewellery and accessories since 2010 and has therefore decided to support one of the most prestigious events organized by WGSN – the Global Fashion Awards.
Preciosa, a.s. exhibited at the Asia’s Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Fair in Hong Kong again. Visitors of the biggest jewellery fair in Asia have acquainted with the Pantone Spring/Summer 2014 and, of course, with MAXIMA, the main topic of the Preciosa's booth.
The new colour trends forecasting for jewellery and accessories from Preciosa and Pantone is here! You can find there a colour selection of crystal stones, beads and other components from Preciosa® GENUINE CZECH CRYSTAL™ that match the Spring – Summer 2014 fashion colour forecast by Pantone. Of course, Preciosa also supplies crystal components from its top lead-free product line MAXIMA in this season´s colours.