"Everything is symbolic," Miuccia Prada said of her Autumn/Winter 2016 runway show, and just as her designs were scattered with references, the same can be said for many of the pieces featured in the upcoming Fine Jewels sale. While the latest ready-to-wear creations are seen as a display of the 'modern' they are in fact often the result of a multitude of inspiration and ideas from the past. Ahead of this weekend's series of jewellery talks that Harper's Bazaar is hosting at Sotheby's in London as part of Luxury Week - GET TICKETS - Harper’s Bazaar fashion aficionado Florrie Thomas draws some timely comparisons between a selection of pieces from the sale and some of the notable trends from the Autumn/Winter collections. Click ahead to see more.

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21 September 2016 | New York