ROSMA GUTIERREZ - INDUSTRIAL/FURNITURE DESIGNER - Brooklyn, New York
by Ida Hsiang
Like black and white, fine wine and cheese and Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, another classic and familiar combination is leather and studs. Studded leather accessories are immediately edgy by nature with it's metallic detailing and rugged fabrication and can add spice to any ensemble. With looks ranging from hard-core rockstar to pieces with just a touch of rocker-chic appeal, a studded leather accessory is a new must-have item! Plus, there's no need to spend big bucks to get in on this accessories trend. Rock a studded wrap bracelet or a cool pair of studded leather hoop earrings with a girly ruffled ensemble, or get a truly unique piece that gives you a stylishly sexy, but wearable 'dominatrix' vibe.So what are you? Sweet girl-next-door with a little spunk, or the cool rebel from across the tracks? Click our slideshow to see a selection of studded leather accessories for every type of gal, and all for $50 or less!
by Ida Hsiang
Rock n Roll DivaEvery girl, no matter how simply sweet she may seem, has at least a little rock n roll in her. Whether your the type to bust out a cute leather jacket only on your 'daring' days, or if studded leather pants are part of your everyday wardrobe, we all need to edge it out from time to time. Well, Rock Goddess, we rounded up Gilt Groupe and others who are offering rocker chic looks ranging from the meekly metal to full blown garage band.Gilt Groupe - ABS by Allen Schwartz Jewelry, Matt Bernson, 32 Flavors by YFB, Alex & Ani, Nicholas KIdeeli - Jax, Cara Couture, Whiting & Davis, Body Language, Lydell NYC, Aryn KHauteLook - Kenneth Jay Lane, Thro Robes, pilar abril, Rhonda Faber Green, Beyond the Rack - Jump, Seven7, Rock n Roll, Members Only, Tatajolie