I have always personally thought in the ability of jewelry—that it’s the backbone of my wardrobe. The artwork of wearing your items lives in how you layer, from basic to assertion-building it elevates and transforms a look. My favored outfits constantly finish up getting the well-accessorized types that transport me to an additional spot and time it is this sentiment that encouraged the styles of my quite first, minimal-edition jewelry and hair accessories style collaboration with foremost luxurious add-ons designer, Jennifer Behr.
I have admired Jennifer’s whimsical creations for shut to 6 decades. I was initially drawn to her collection when purchasing for hair extras for my marriage ceremony. When we last but not least met final Fall at the Dior Show in Brooklyn Museum, we bonded in excess of a shared really like of all matters romantic, whimsical, ornate and tasteful. There are some individuals you’re drawn to from an inspiration standpoint and Jennifer’s considerate craftsmanship and ethereal charm have usually captured my inventive eye.
The two of us satisfied for lunch at Frenchette this previous January and located ourselves sharing stories about our favorite travels by means of the yrs. From Provence to Portofino and Capri, we were being reminiscing about our enthusiasm for travel and the enjoyment we shared for dressing up for the adventures summertime would maintain.
It was this conversation and our mutual like of jewellery that introduced the assortment to life. I was certainly beside myself when Jennifer proposed we style and design anything alongside one another. I have always dreamed of a person working day developing jewelry – in point, it is portion of the rationale we moved to New York 4 several years in the past but I’ll save that tale for yet another time. My correct response to Jennifer was “well you never have to twist my arm!”
We started the layout procedure a handful of months ago in Jennifer’s Brooklyn office. I introduced a handful of sketches to encourage every design and we utilised filigree and floral components as a nod to the French and Italian Springtime gardens and museums I enjoy to investigate.
The collection was created on the idea that the proper pair of earrings, bow or barrette can entirely rework an outfit. We developed one thing modest however gorgeous that can be worn endlessly for any selection of occasions—from day-to-working day to date evening and summertime celebrations. And of course, summer is the fantastic time to launch for the reason that jewellery is the best accessory for traveling!
Jennifer also opened up her archives as there’s a person piece in specific that connected the two of us numerous years back – The Shanna – we thought it would be enjoyment to make a new style motivated by this legendary piece!
My preferred aspect was making every piece, taking part in with the design and style aspects, especially adding in the pearl particulars that are influenced by the shorelines of summer months.
1 extremely sentimental element to the selection is a rosebud. It’s made immediately after my grandmother’s antique ring she gave me a lot of years back. It’s so particular to include this into the layout and to be in a position to share it with just about every of you.
Jennifer and I cannot wait around to share far more with you all! Only romantic and reminiscent of our preferred vacation places, this 8-piece assortment is the fantastic complement to any summertime wardrobe—no issue where you are headed.
The Jennifer Behr x Jenny Cipoletti selection will start for a minimal time on Thursday, June 9 on JenniferBehr.com, with parts starting up at $198. If you want to be the to start with to get access to the collection, be positive to indicator up listed here for all of the updates as we roll them out around the future couple of weeks!