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Atelier Swarovski by Juan Carlos Obando Glen bracelet.
Juan Carlos Obando in studio.
Obando's Sketches.

All That Glitters

by intern

From Dorothy’s ruby slippers to the Rodarte tutus in Black Swan, Hollywood’s illustrious love affair with Swarovski crystals continues this month on Tinseltown’s grandest stage.

Weighing close to a ton, the beaded Oscar curtain designed by Derek McLane is itself worthy of a golden statue.

The iconic Austrian brand—started by a Bohemian inventor in 1895—has also begun to infiltrate a deeper fashion consciousness. Collaborations with cutting-edge designers this season include L.A.’s Juan Carlos Obando, Maison Martin Margiela and Christopher Kane. Obando’s Roxbury ring, Camden bracelet and Bel Air necklace pay respects to the designer’s hometown while making a claim for new-Hollywood glamour. atelierswarovski.com.