Speaking of Lucite…

Lucite seems to be the “now” material of choice. This clear acrylic plastic was once confined to strictly modern and contemporary showrooms with very hard edged lines. But now, lucite is being celebrated by old and new designers alike. It is even making it’s way into fashion!

The February 2010 issue of Elle Magazine features the lucite accessories below in their "Fashion Spotlight".

Lucite trimmed Christian Louboutin sandals. J. Mendel lucite cuff. Michael Kors lucite bubble necklace. Lucite is spring's new fashion trend!

Michael Kors runway show. New York Fashion Week Spring 2010. It was all about sheer grays and lucite.

Fendi lucite heels.

The softer side of lucite…

Many designers are now using the modern material for more traditional pieces with softer and curvier lines.

A classic tufted chair in lucite.

Lucite console with a vintage French mirror.

Helena Rubenstein chair. Lucite with much softer curvier lines.

This modern lucite vanity is a beautiful addition to a very traditional room.

“I need contrast—the old and the new, the rough and the soft. The clash of it all is very sexy.”Fashion designer Catherine Malandrino

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