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!!!

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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