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Amanda’s Style File: Kites and Fans
Feel the breeze with two of the hottest shapes in jewelry, highlighted in the latest edition of Amanda’s Style File.
New York--Two of the hottest shapes in jewelry include kites and fans.
Both shapes give an (ahem) air of endless summer and wind-swept movement. It doesn’t matter that we are in full-fall mode and winter is just around the corner. With these pieces of jewelry, we can hold onto the warm weather feeling year-round.
Consider it a bonus that kites and fans are flattering shapes for most body types and face shapes, as fans mimic the jaw bone and kites’ elongated silhouette is slimming.
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