|From article on http://www.whowhatwear.com/ |
After doing some market research I was very excited to see that bib necklaces are going to be a popular trend throughout 2011. They can be anything from big chunky plastic shapes to soft fabric ones, but they all have one thing in common- the ability to bring more colour and texture to any textile piece, often seamlessly disguising themselves as part of the garment beneath them.
Many, many designers have featured bib necklaces in their 2010-2011 collections, including Vera Wang, whose 2010 Spring RTW collection was decorated with an abundance of bib necklaces:
The best thing about them is their striking resemblance to Alphonse Mucha's artwork. I think a bib necklace could be a very effective, creative and modern way of incorporating his Art Nouveau influence into a textiles piece.
Below I have posted some possible bib necklace inspiration from the Art Nouveau works of Mucha.
Perhaps the bib necklace could double up as a headdress, or be placed onto the head and added to a separate a flower headdress...