Party Like It's The '70s In Assad Mounser's Glam-Rock Gems

Bianca Jagger, Jerry Hall, and Angela Bowie must be having a serious case of déjà-vu lately—it seems everywhere we turn there's some studded leather, fierce fringe, or super-spiky heels. If Assad Mounser's fall '10 collection is anything to go by, this glam-rock trend is still going strong. In fact, jewelry designer (and prolific blogger) Amanda Mounser cites that trifecta of rock-royalty wives as the inspiration behind her eponymous line (her middle name is Assad). The NYC-based creator, an alum of both Moschino and Alejandro Ingelmo, is no stranger to rock 'n' roll: Her previous offerings have referenced everything from David Bowie's "Space Oddity," Veruschka, and the cult movie Mahogany. It's no wonder then that her fall loot is a paean to excess—each piece was designed to look like it could be found in a '70s jewelry box belonging to a lady who spent serious time at Studio 54. A lavish bohemian vibe runs rampant throughout the collection, featuring antiqued, bronzed components mixed with crystals, turquoise, lava rock, and glistening metals. We especially love her use of found objects: The tricked-out bullets, cross pendants, and trompe-l'œil chains make a statement that's equal parts bad-ass biker and lady-who-lunches. Lady Gaga would be jealous.
Assad Mounser's fall '10 collection will be available at Bergdorf Goodman in early June.
Bergdorf Goodman, 754 Fifth Avenue (at 58th Street); 212-753-7300.
assad-mounser-fall-2010-300R29 GIVEAWAY:
Channel your inner Jagger in the Moonage Daydream Collar, which features enough bullets and studs to outfit a small army. Just post a picture (and caption) of your favorite '70s muse on our Facebook wall. The coolest entry scores the jewels!
We'll announce the winner of the Moonage Daydream Collar tomorrow at noon on our Twitter and Facebook page.

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