More jewelry from Dior!!!

Second part of Secret Gardens – Versailles

Dior Fall 2013 collection! watch the amazing jewelry

Enjoy!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSjdnsJepgc&feature=player_detailpage

Yesterday CFDA – New York … today IJL – London

Yesterday we talked about the award winners at New York, today we are going  to talk about the IJL (International Jewellery of London) Editor’s Choice award winners!!!  

Pieces are judged and winners selected by Claire Adler, Jewellery and Luxury Journalist.

There are four categories designed to identify outstanding work: Technical Excellence, Visual Impact, Originality and Commercial Vision.

And the winners were …………

1. Technical excellence

Filipa Oliveira – www.filipaoliveira.co.uk

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She contemporizes filigree, creating a delicate and detailed work, This oxidised brooch is made of silver, 18ct yellow gold vermeil with citrine and filigree.

2. Visual impact

Annabelle Lucilla – www.annabellelucillajewellery.com

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The Peacock Necklace features intricately etched metallic graphics. Modernized Filigree-esque fretwork balances delicately domed etched peacocks.

3. Originality

Rachel Entwistle – www.rachelentwistle.co.uk

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The piece comes from the Memento Mori range, literally reminders of our mortality, beginning with bones as the central element.

4. Comercial Vision

Claudia Bradby – www.claudiabradby.com

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Claudia highlights the simple beauty of the pearl, showcased on a sparkling silver chain, simple round hoop earrings and a neat silver bangle.

Congrats to all the winners!!!

CFDA Awards are here!!!!

The Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc. (CFDA) is a not-for-profit trade association whose membership consists of more than 400 of America’s foremost womenswear, menswear, jewelry and accessory designers. CFDA membership is by invitation only.

The nominees for Accessories Designer of the year were:

– Jack McCoullough & Lazaro Hernandez, Proenza Schouler

– Alexander Wang

– Phillip Lim

And the winner was …….

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Phillip Lim –  www.31philliplim.com

And because here we are interested in jewelry,  here are the  Swarovski Award for accessories nominees 🙂

Jennifer Meyer – www.jennifermeyer.com

Irene Neuwirth – www.ireneneuwirth.com

Pamela Love –  www.pamelalovenyc.com

And the winner was …..

Pamela Love

Pamela Love – www.pamelalovenyc.com

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And we couldn’t help it!!! we had to show Anna Wintour and the style she chose to attend the event

 

Mario Testino designer???

The answer is YES!!!!

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Mario Testino a peruvian fashion photographer born in 1954 who’s work has been featured in magazines such as Vogue and Vanity Fair, is now going to produce a collection of bags, kaftans and jewelry!!! exclusively for NET-A-PORTER.COM and a percentage of each sale will be donated to the photographer’s Lima-based charity, MATE, congrats!!!!! 🙂

This is one of his beautiful designs inspired by the colorful costumes and peruvian artisan craftwork.

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Testino became known around the world after his work with Lady Di (Princess of Wales), since that, he became one of the world’s most well known and celebrated fashion photographers, and it couldn’t be other way after those great images of Lady Di that we all remember.

His work has been showcased in the National Portrait Gallery (NPG), exhibition that became the NPG’s most successful exhibition. That year Mario was also the subject of a documentary made by the BBC.

Enjoy the work of this great photographer …

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Princess Diana

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Kate Moss

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Jennnifer Lopez

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Rihanna & Kate Moss

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Vogue Paris April 2013