The amazing collaboration of twin sisters Elizabeth and Kathryn Fortunato gave birth to numerous collections all inspired by modern accessory design trends and Indian culture. According to the promo for the highly-acclaimed label, the NYC-based jewelry creating atelier “has become synonymous with unique, ahead-of-the-curve accessories and exquisite craftsmanship, evident in their immaculate hand-crafted collars and leather good collection”. Those who followed the success story of the brand know very well that the Lizzie Fortunato Jewels appeared in numerous editorials and were popularized by our fave celeb style icons.
The Lizzie Fortunato Jewels fall 2012 collection illustrates the distinctive elements these famous sisters added to the necklace, cuff and earring repertoire. Katheryn contributes to the success of the brand with her entrepreneurial skills whereas Elizabeth is the mastermind behind the impressive design patterns and compositions.
Using ethnic references and a wide range of materials are their secrets to preserve the diversity of their collections. The twin sisters revealed to Moda Operandi that, “For Fall 2012, the American West reigns supreme with Navajo print bags, necklaces with turquoise stones and cuffs with pony hair embellishments.” Explore the themes mentioned above while skimming through this voguish necklace, collar and cuff parade.
Ethnic elements enjoy overwhelming success among the prophetic jewelry designers of the moment. Creating statement necklaces and cuffs using refined and complex design patterns is the factor which illustrates the evolution of accessories. Long gone are the days when you had to choose necklaces or earrings which could blend into your overall appearance. As the sister designers from Lizzie Fortunato Jewels suggest, now it’s the time to pile up on jewelry designs which steal the spotlight and allow you to attract the attention of style critics and other fashionistas.
Navajo details and prints along with the use of chains and metallic elements inject an edgy yet cosmopolitan feel into these wardrobe staples. The Fortunato twins are definitely committed to creating timeless and exclusive jewelry. Crowned with the title of most promising jewelry-makers of our era, these designers don’t fail to dazzle and surprise the public with their artisan talent.
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