With the Holidays right around the corner, we wanted to give you an early gift and go Full Circle with one of the best editors in our industry, WWD’s Accessories Director, Roxanne Robinson. Roxanne has been part of our tribe covering all the beautiful baubles at JCK Las Vegas for as long as we can remember! When she’s not covering JCK Las Vegas, she’s reporting on accessories trends worldwide.
Describe your day in numbers
1 Protein shake or bar
3-4 Market appointments
1 Shoot or 2 Meetings
10 Great accessories – shoes, bags, sunglasses and loads of jewelry!
What is the last item you splurged on?
A Saint Laurent cape during Paris collections
What do you love most about the jewelry industry?
Getting to look at these amazing beautiful objects for a living and then learning about how they were made or what inspired them.
What are the items that are always in your bag?
Both phones, keys, wallet, gum and a toothbrush and tooth paste. I like to brush often!
What Spring 2016 trend are you looking forward to most?
Chunky nerdy sandals and geometric-shaped fine jewelry.
How did you get started in the jewelry industry?
It was an inheritance. When W and WWD officially split, I was given the fine jewelry market which was until then covered for my shoots by W’s jewelry staff.
First word that comes to mind when you think of JCK.
Where does your inspiration come from?
My daily observations. Whether it is someone on the street, a movie or an art exhibit, I get inspired by everything my eyes take in.
Describe your jewelry style in five words or less.
Delicate yet tough, layered, personal.
TV show you are binge watching or last book you read?
Book: Joe Zee’s “That’s What Fashion Is”. TV: I just started Narcos but I agreed only to watch with my boyfriend. So Girlfriends Guide to Divorce when I’m not with him. I can totally relate.
What’s your favorite gemstone?
Emeralds and Paraibas.