Vintage Couture Costume Jewellery
In a recent Financial Times How to Spend It interview, Clare Waight Keller, creative director of fashion house Chloé, rhapsodised about her latest accessory: an early-1980s Chanel black cuff bracelet. Vintage couture jewellery is eagerly sought after these days. Current catwalks in New York, London and Milan have been channelling a 70s vibe, so jewellery designs from that period are hot, hot, hot!
Clare Waight Keller. Image from how to spend it.
At The Decorative Fair we have several exhibitors specialising in designer and couture vintage jewels: Katheleys comes from Belgium with a spectacular array of bracelets, necklaces, earrings and accessories such as sunglasses and handbags from the 1970s to 1990s by the like of Lacroix, Yves Saint Laurent, Schiaparelli, Hermès and Jean Patou.
Katheleys Vintage Fashion Accessories.
Monika Antiques specialise in earlier C20th designs by leading named makers and quality manufacturers, dating from the 1920s to the 1960s. They also stock pretty evening bags – beaded, velvet and embroidered.
Monika Antiques, early 1950s Austrian crystal (Swarovski) set in gilded metal.