A desire for individuality is stretching the confines of the conventional and urges the call for a bolder, more vivid creation of expressive channels. Inside the post pandemic era we are seeing disruptive changes, rooted inside hyper-individual aesthetic codes, forging a deeper bond to one’s own identity. The privilege of declaring self-authenticity is at the forefront of the present, global mindset. Artistic creation has always retained the power of mirroring, enhancing the humankind emotional world; in the present moment, the speed sparked by the use of social media has rapidly changed its visual expression. Consumers are looking for uniqueness, “vehicles” to their feelings and emotions, which are influenced by the high speed of contemporary communication. Now, more than ever, adornments reveal hidden personal narrations, sentimental stories, rapid mood-metamorphoses. Bringing to the surface our interior world is now shown by the increasing preference for stackable pieces that can reflect rapid changes in consumers’ mood and their sense of exploration. Rings, earrings, bangles in a myriad of styles and colors populate our contemporary choices.
Dv Italy delves into this trend promoting the idea of independent consumers who can audaciously define their goals within an increasingly complex panorama: layers become symbols of highly dynamic, yet elegant, mindsets.
Hyper-versatile 18-karat gold necklaces are offered by Nanis Jewels, in which the closure allows you to play with different possibilities, wearing them as a choker, in a chanel version or as a lariot. These pieces reflect a rising desire for flexibility while elegantly experimenting.
On the other hand, Pippo Perez reflects the desire for delving into nostalgic experiences, where the emotional side is exalted through personalized memories; precise statements in the form of playful designs are piled and mixed with medallions showing encrypted details.
Staying true to the craving for audacious yet playful looks Bea Bongiasca conceived 9 kt yellow gold B Tri rings set with a unique drop cut rock crystal with three layers of colored enamel in lavender, pistacchio and cherry chocolate. Her pieces seem to have been conceived speaking to the mix and match theory, welcoming a plethora of different styles.
Finally, Anna Maccieri Rossi created patiently designed products that can revive our most cherished dreams and private beliefs. Personal style is built through an accurate selection of symbolic references, stating a minimal yet determined message. In 2023 and ahead, consumers are able to make their own trends, choosing elements personal to them.
By Maria Pigatto