– By Teresa Greenfeld –
In the accessory world, oxidized metal is like the party-loving bad girl. She stays out late, exposing herself to all kinds of elements. Slowly, time and exposure take their toll; her once sparkly and new exterior becomes weathered. In real life, this may not be ideal. In an accessory, however, it gives an edge to what ever piece bears the finish. Paired with spring’s ultra-feminine ruffle trend is especially refreshing and unexpected.
In a world of shiny and new, silver and gold, oxidized metal brings a welcome breath of fresh air; shop some of our favorites below: