Stacking up

© Written by Rachael Taylor for Rapaport

Repeat business, easy gifts, engaged shoppers: stacking is a retail dream, and new-season collections make it clear that the industry isn’t due a rude awakening just yet. In fact, the trend is expanding as new experimentations with neck wear, ear stacks and bridal towers take it far beyond simple rings and bracelets.

The bridal-band trio is the original stack, and the tradition of building a collection of diamond rings throughout a marriage has continued. It has expanded, even, as the zeitgeist for stacking makes its mark on matrimonial jewels.

Loading multiple jewels on the ring finger is an emerging trend. While some brides add rings through the years – often thin full or half eternity bands – to mark anniversaries or children, others want the look up front. This is a market to which Anna Sheffield caters by selling pre-stacked sets of three “ceremonial rings”, each different but complementary…

This story was originally published in the August 2017 issue of Rapaport magazine. Continue reading for a full-sized PDF of the feature and front cover. (Main image: Ole Lyngaard Copenhagen)

Screen Shot 2017-08-08 at 16.30.44.png

RapMag 2017 Front Cover

 

Screen Shot 2017-08-08 at 16.30.33.png

RapMag Aug 2017 Style

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s