draws a crowd as she
Trend forecaster Barbara Raleigh, president of New York-based International Design Source Ltd., offered Expo shoppers an overview of the latest fashion trends and how to apply them to jewelry.
Hereâ€™s Barbara after her
presentation, with a group of avid fans.
Some takeaways from her
talk: TV shows like Downton Abbey and upcoming films like The Great Gatsby are keeping jewelry from the 1920s in style.
That means long necklaces, pearls of all kinds, elongated drop earrings, and colors like black, ivory, jade, and coral.
But thereâ€™s also a lot of interest in 1970s fashion, she
says, which translates to chunky necklaces and earrings, big cuffs, yellow metals, and lots of browns and greens.
also said she
repeatedly saw cameos and serpents on fashion runways this year!