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Childhood Toy-Inspired Jewelry

This Polly Pocket Jewelry Collection is Elegant and Nostalgic

— August 14, 2018 — Life-Stages
Nostalgia and elegance collide with Vicki Sarge and Mimi Wade's Polly Pocket jewelry collection, which is sure bring out anyone's inner child.

Perfect for those looking to make a bold statement, this jewelry collection was inspired by everyone's favorite childhood toy. The line features a range of pieces like clip-on earrings, bracelets and necklaces which have all been updated to feature some highly nostalgic characters.

Standouts from the line include the gold chain necklace, which has been adorned with dozens of miniature figurines and topped with an elegant pearl. Moreover, these pieces feature rhinestone beads and Swarovski crystals, merging the elegance of feminine jewelry with the nostalgia of childhood.

When asked about the collection, Mimi Wade explained that “The definitive message for me is that great things come in small packages.”
Trend Themes
1. Nostalgia-inspired Accessories - The trend of creating accessories inspired by childhood toys or cultural references can provide an opportunity for companies to tap into consumers' emotional connections with the past.
2. Merging of Elegance and Playfulness - The combination of luxurious materials and playful designs presents an opportunity for brands to create unique and attention-grabbing product lines.
3. Upcycling for Sustainable Fashion - The use of repurposed materials and vintage pieces in jewelry collections not only creates a unique selling point but also contributes to the growing trend of sustainable fashion.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion and Accessories - Designers and brands could capitalize on the trend of nostalgia-inspired accessories and create unique and desirable jewelry collections, such as the Polly Pocket collection.
2. Toy Manufacturing - Toy manufacturers can leverage the nostalgia trend to create different marketing strategies to better connect with their target audience, such as collaborating with fashion brands to produce licensed accessories or incorporating vintage designs into their product lines.
3. Sustainability - The trend of upcycling for sustainable fashion presents opportunities for jewelry makers to use repurposed materials and vintage items in their designs, contributing to the growing movement towards sustainability in the fashion industry.
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