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YELLOW GOLD IS BACK IN VOGUE

All that glitters is gold in 2014 as the yellow gold trend is back in the style spotlight, and thankfully, yellow gold has shed its 90s bling image. This year, gold is romantic, soft, chunky and punky.

Golden stars

If there was one key highlight from this year’s Oscars ceremony, it was that gold goes with everything! Take fashion’s newest darling – and Best Supporting Actress winner – Lupita Nyong’o who dazzled with yellow gold and rose cut diamond spike earrings, a yellow gold and diamond coiled snake bracelet and a yellow gold and diamond head piece worn with her blue Prada gown – gold perfection.

Best actress nominee Amy Adams shone with her yellow gold rhodochrosite, lapis, turquoise and diamond earrings, gold and diamond bracelet and a yellow gold opal ring against a midnight blue Gucci number. Angelina Jolie, Coco Rocha and Camilla Alves all followed suit, sporting gloriously golden pieces. And you know it’s officially trending when Lady Gaga turns up wearing gold diamond studs with her Versace dress.

Gold inspiration

There’s so much gold inspiration to choose from we’re sure jewellery loving ladies are bursting at the seams to sport something gold and fabulous. Over in Paris, fashionistas are obsessed with yellow gold insect pendants, the New Yorkers like their vintage rings in yellow gold while the London girls have fallen for quirky yellow gold knot earrings.

Even engagement rings are returning to their former glory: yellow gold. Halle Berry, Jessica Simpson and Jennifer Aniston all sport yellow gold engagement rings, while Miley Cyrus sported a gold and diamond ring during her short-lived engagement to Liam Hemsworth.

So what’s a quick fix for your yellow gold craving? Layer on a statement necklace, slip on a classic gold round bracelet or simply add a pair of gold sculptural earrings, and you’re good to go.