One thing that Yves Spinelli and Marc Alary both have is a creative, relaxed air of class. Walking into the recent launch of their collabo-collection was like walking into a private party of the city’s chicest crowd – because it was. A room of black-garbed goddesses was punctuated by one head of blue hair and the omnipresent pink dots on Lynn Yaeger’s cheeks.
Rings that just sit on one finger are so passé. A plain, dainty anklet is old news. And what’s a stud earring without an accompanying cuff?! Okay, I’m kidding, but the point is: There’s a genuinely new shift in motion. Jewels have gone the way of the unconventional…
Ana Khouriicon takes personal expression to another level…another stratosphere, really! Both Tina and I have fawned over the Brazilian designer’s hand cuffs before (they’re not what you’d think), and with each new piece I discover, I find myself more and more intrigued.
It’s a perfect symphony when Derek Lam joined forces with former NYCB ballerina and current jewelry designer Jamie Wolf for a collection honoring the New York City Ballet, inspired by famed choreographer George Balanchine.