After more than two decades designing women's clothing for his signature brand, ABS by Allen Schwartz, L.A.-based fashion designer Allen Schwartz has developed a reputation for near-clairvoyance in predicting the next big thing in ready-to-wear. Born in Brooklyn, Schwartz uses vivid colors and original statement prints to inject an element of California cool into his evening dresses, swimwear, jewelry, and premium denim for work and play. Cofounded by Schwartz and Armand Marciano, ABS by Allen Schwartz enjoys a loyal celeb following that includes Jennifer Hudson and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
We're big on statement-making style here at Gilt, so when summer weather calls for a trimmed-down wardrobe, where do we turn? To jewelry, of course—which is why we've put together this selection from a designer who always gets it right when it comes to interpreting bold trends in wearable ways. Among our favorites are the bib necklaces adorned with colorful stones, the elaborate cuffs, and the shoulder-grazing drop earrings that beg to be paired with a strapless dress.
Spot a piece that has your name on it? Snag it before it's too late: each item in this assortment is the only one of its kind. Find some of our favorite picks, from statement rings to ornate earrings to chic pendants.
There's nothing like a chunky necklace to take an outfit to new heights of style. So why not bring new dazzle to your jewelry drawer with these inspired picks, which include designs by Tom Binns and Marni? Rendered in beaded bib, cluster, and triple-strand designs (among others), the vivid stones make a statement that's equal parts bold and beautiful.
Bold, colorful jewelry can go a long way in adding major wow-factor to even the simplest little black dress, and no one knows this better than the designers in this selection. Colorful crystals, lapis, and coral are just some of gems you'll find in this dazzling array of bib necklaces, cuffs, and more—just don't be surprised when all eyes are on you!