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your look ● jewelry Time to Make a Statement As you bundle up for the cold of the winter months, it’s time to make your jewelry and accessories stand out as well CHANEL CHAIN BELT BYZANTINE CROSSES W inter is quickly ap- proaching and besides preparing yourself for braving the cold, you must also be prepared for the jewelry trends. Bulky sweaters and high neck tops make statement necklaces a must in the colder months, so take note from this year’s winter runways and sport a chunky gold chain sure to catch any admirer’s eye. Another fabulous jewelry trend popping up this winter is Turquoise. This bright blue-green stone adds a bold splash of cool color to any out- fit—pair a turquoise bracelet or ring with a black leather jacket. Here are our top five favorite trends to help you turn heads this holiday season. 20 PAGEANTRY 1. OFF THE CHAIN If this is a trend you haven’t exper- imented with much, then Winter 2013 is the perfect time. Chunky gold chains were all over the runways from New York to Paris. Throw on a thick gold chain with a grey cotton blouse and jeans. Classy baubles keep your look simple while still adding an edge that helps you look and feel sassy. If you want to go glam, try a signa- ture of the Chanel look: the chain, and more specifically, the gold chain belt. The lower you wear it on your hips the better. 2. HANG THE CHANDELIER After the 1980s hoops of last sea- son, earrings get pushed a little fur- ther this season, with a plethora of Chandelier and Pendant earrings making their appearance on runways and red carpets. In fact, chandelier earrings are back with a vengeance. You may not want to swing from chandeliers at holiday parties right now, but why not wear some dangling from your ears? Make a bold statement with brightly colored bead chandeliers or faceted teardrop gems and crystals. 3. CROSSING IT OFF During the Byzantine era a syn- thesis of classical Greek, Roman, and Christian culture gave birth to unpar- alleled achievements in art, architec-