09 June 2016

It was 10 years ago...

The brand 5 Octobre was one of the most popular of the moment. Starting out when the “small jewelry” niche was taking off, it’s become emblematic today. The jewelry is precious and easy to wear, and remains accessible. It evokes voyages, talismans, medallions and rings weathered by time. For the occasion the designer, Sophie Pfeffer, has published a book and a capsule collection.

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