04 February 2019
Two SS19 Haute Couture collections recently put the spotlight on facial jewelry. With Valentino, models resembling fairies wore huge feather eyelashes in pink, blue and white to go with big, swishing flowery dresses by Pierpaolo Piccioli. With Iris van Herpen, the girls were decked out as cybrids– half-human, half-animal embryos – and sported masks formed by a network of rippling gold wires. The designer obtained these using AI, or generative design, to be precise, where a scan of the face is processed by a “grasshopper algorithm”. Hybridisation is fascinating – and disquieting.
In its annual Monaco sale, Artcurial includes around twenty Cartier panthers coming from a personal collection that a great jewelry lover gave as a present...
Over the last decade, Mélanie Georgacopoulos has masterfully taken mother-of-pearl, her favorite material, out of the classical register thanks to...
In Paris, White Bird presents the new unique jewelry pieces by Cathy Waterman passionate about the Middle Ages.
On her Caillou site, Anne-Lise Delsol sells her selection of antique pieces and solo earrings mode from elements adorning hatpins.