blingin' / by laurel

Today's post will be about adornment of another kind (i.e. not clothing or shoes, which are the usual subjects of my posts): jewelry.

I thought it fitting since I am most definitely channeling Givenchy today with a pile of metal chains (5) and bracelets (55. Yes, 55). 



Without further ado, here are some recent jewelry designers who have piqued my interest as of late.

Digby + Iona. I don't think much needs to be said here. Just LOOK at some of these pieces:




And another favorite, Maison Martin Margiela:


Chanel:
Sarah Van Gameren (this piece is inspired by the wearer's family tree, with the closes members being placed closest to the center of the necklace): 



Tom Binns:

And, finally, a necklace from Urban Outfitters that is both completely swoonworthy and completely inexpensive:



(I'll take one in creme, please. You know my address.)