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(ARA) – Every season, there are new clothing trends that define the “must have” looks
for the fashion-conscious woman. And since jewelry trends follow fashion, that means a
few key accessories can go a long way toward updating your wardrobe without costing a
lot of money.

Fashion insiders have flagged four big trends for spring. Here is a look at what we’ll be wearing
this spring and tips on how to accessorize these styles from Natalie Parman, vice president of
merchandising for Jewelry Television. “These trends reflect the overriding themes in this spring’s
fashion collections that led us to seek lines of jewelry that would complement the season’s big
trends,”  she says.

Romance Rules – Victorian inspired dresses accented with ruffles and bows and romantic blouses infused with lace,
crochet and bell sleeves abound. Long, flowing strands of exotic beads intermingled with layers of pearls add a soft
touch of femininity and are perfect for this new-wave romantic style. Beads carved from warm-toned coral and jade
add a burst of color to the traditionally neutral color palette of the romantic look.

Safari Chic – Think Meryl Streep in “Out of Africa.” “The classically chic safari look has re-emerged and is stronger
than ever,” says Parman. Layers of textured beige and army green fabrics, strappy sandals and wicker handbags lend
themselves to rows of wooden bangle bracelets and chunky, globally-influenced jewelry reminiscent of the Stone
Age. Exotic materials like turquoise, faceted carnelian and red onyx unite in the spirit of adventurous accessorizing.
“Play with layering a couple of necklaces in different lengths and different beads in the same color family,” Parman
suggests.

Metallic Mania – There has been a fundamental shift towards heavy metal jewels, particularly 18-karat yellow gold
and even rose gold. Metallic accessories like shoes, belts and handbags are the perfect complement to golden
necklaces in longer lengths. Geometric links that translate well into matching necklace, bracelet and earring sets are
popular, as well as mixing and matching various gold pieces of differing lengths and widths. When it comes to
accessorizing with gold, more is better.

White is the New Black -- Black prevailed through winter, so go white for spring and into summer (what better to
show off your healthy warm weather glow?) “Pull out your pearls and layer strands of differing lengths to create
fashionable white-on-white looks. Or for a completely different look and feel, go bold with chunky pebble-style
necklaces and bangle bracelets that can take you from the beach to the clubhouse in style,” says Parman.

Jewelry Television makes it easy to find trend right pieces at budget friendly prices. Check local listings to find out
where Jewelry Television is available in your area, or visit the easy-to-use Web site, www.jewelrytelevision.com.
Whether online or on the air, you’ll find all the latest fashion accessories, from classics like pearls and cameos to
today’s hottest new looks.
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