Belle Smith makes jewellery from discarded pistachio shells

Central Saint Martins graduate Belle Smith combines discarded pistachio shells with precious metals to create her jewellery pieces. London-based Smith creates a wearable textile with the repurposed waste shells, by attaching them to delicate necklace chains made from recycled silver and steel. She then shapes this textile into hollow spheres and tubes. Before being threaded onto the wire chains, each shell is … Read more Belle Smith makes jewellery from discarded pistachio shells

A Simple Accessory That Makes You Feel Like You’ve Got Your Sh*t Together

I was on the subway on my way to work the other day and the train was packed—I was standing, holding the pole, facing a woman who was seated (isn’t that the most awkward subway stance?). She got up to leave and I started to take her seat, which, by unspoken subway laws, was mine. But before … Read more A Simple Accessory That Makes You Feel Like You’ve Got Your Sh*t Together

Head to toe: Marco Zanini makes a shoe-in with a capsule clothing collection for Santoni

Marco Zanini’s 15-piece capsule collection for Milanese shoe label Santoni is captured in a limited edition book shot by Hill & Aubrey Restrained, quiet beginnings for new fashion ventures aren’t exactly de rigueur in 2017, but Italian designer Marco Zanini isn’t in the mood for frills and flashy statements. After years spent at the helm … Read more Head to toe: Marco Zanini makes a shoe-in with a capsule clothing collection for Santoni

Costume Jewellery That Makes A Statement

I’ve always enjoyed buying costume jewellery. When I was younger I could indulge whatever fashion phase I was going through with a fabulous piece of high-street bling, without worrying about whether or not I could pay my rent the next month. And I still love to buy it. If you only own one black dress you … Read more Costume Jewellery That Makes A Statement