ISSUE 7  |  Winter in the Desert

The Dawn of the Man Necklace

February 17, 2012 2:30 PM

BY Sarah Lonsdale

Dutch phenom Marcel Wanders was the first designer we spotted wearing a man necklace (it was a couple of years ago at ICFF in NYC). Since then, we've been noticing stylish males decked out in strands of turquoise, leather, feathers, tribal beads.

Above: Rene Holguin of RTH in Los Angeles, decked out in stones, beads, and a leather feather of his own design.

Above: Matt Dick's multi-layered necklaces include a leather pouch with Fire Opals from Mexico, a leather leaf, (a gift from Rene before he opened RTH), a Bolivian Bird of Paradise earring, Black Tahitian pearls ,and an In Fiore scented amulet made from black oxidized silver gold.

Above: Fashion scene maker Bryan Boy with an exotic necklace; photographed by The Sartorialist on the streets of New York.