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Wednesday, October 27th 2010

First Fashion: Back on the Chain Gang

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A popular symbol used by everyone from Marx to the Pretenders, the chain has earned its place in history. Today, designers are using chains to make a strong statement, like in these finds from What’s New.

(1) The silver chain accent adds a touch of danger to a La Mer wrap watch. La Mer - Silver Motor Chain Wrap Watch

(2) Metal and marble: building materials or eye-catching accents? Marc Jacobs is redefining industrial. Marc by Marc Jacobs - Industrial Facets Jessica Necklace

(3) Vintage Chanel fever is making for an influx of small handbags with chain straps. This Pour La Victoire bag is a modern descendent of the French aesthetic. Pour La Victoire - Circle Bag with Tassels

--Jason

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