Trend Report: Queen of the Jungle-Inspired Accessories
This season, we’re challenging you to channel your inner Sasha Fierce and "Bey" fearless. Create fierce fashionable moments with ferocious Queen of the Jungle-inspired accessories, such as the statement Melody Ehsani "Queen of the Jungle" necklace Rihanna has donned practically everywhere as of late or the Honey B Gold "Gianni the Lion" necklace Nicki Minaj adorned in Waka Flocka's "Get Low" vid.
Take notes. Regardless of your personal style, the addition of any haute statement piece of jewelry or accessory can transform a simple outfit into something daring, chic and show-stopping.
Since every Vixen is a queen in her own right, we’ve curated a list of chic jungle-inspired accessories that are must-haves for your collection, including modern takes on the classic doorknocker earring and collar jewelry which has become one of the biggest trends this year.
Check out our budget friendly picks perfect for the lioness within courtesy of independent fashion brands, including Melody Ehsani, POParazzi, Killture, Queens and Honey B Gold.
Melody Ehsani is certainly no stranger to seeing her designs flaunted by A-listers in the music industry. The most coveted piece from her Spring/Summer 2012 collection is, by far, the "Queen of the Jungle" necklace. If you’re not a golden girl, you can achieve the same style in neon and black with earrings to match.
BRAND: Melody Ehsani
2. “Queen of the Jungle Doorknocker Earrings”
3. “Queen of the Jungle Doorknocker Earrings” (black/neon)
If you’re up on the latest in fashion, you know that collar jewelry has set a new world order as some of the most coveted accessories. So why not get eclectic and dress your collar up this season? Killture’s "Lion Collar Chain" would be the perfect addition to a chambray shirt, distressed denim vest or button down blouse.
ITEM: “Lion Collar Chain”
Mostly known for their bold earrings worn by Evelyn Lozada and her fellow Basketball Wives comrades, POParazzi screams culture. The lion accented embellishment allows you to let out your inner lioness as an add-on to any ensemble.
ITEM: “Red Bottom” earrings
Canadian fashion brand Queens has added a glistening touch to the classic doorknocker earrings Salt-n-Pepa used to rock with acrylic plates, gold chain embellishments and lion accents. You'll venture back to the 80’s with this 21st century twist.
1. “Safari Leather Snap Hat”
2. “Total Eclipse Earrings”
3. “Versace Hottie Earrings”
If you checked out Wacka Flocka’s "Get Low" visuals, you certainly couldn’t have missed the gold floral-plated lion pendant "Gianni the Lion" necklace sitting bold and pretty on Nicki Minaj courtesy of Honey B Gold. The fashion line also has door knocker earrings and Chanel-inspired rings to match. Go all out lion-chic with this collection fit for those who love eccentric accessories.
BRAND: Honey B Gold
1. “Lion Door Knocker” ring
2. “Lions Den” earrings
3. “Unisex Gianni the Lion” necklace
(As seen on Nicki Minaj)
4. “Material Girls” ring