AHOY SAILOR Don those stripes in buoy-red, black or navy blue and add to that jewels in coral, cobalt, red or cream. Rope detailing, layered beads, charm bracelets and acrylic stacks take the helm. To sail this trend, embrace summer’s fun side and enjoy the ride.   Black and white corsage Hobbs £12 Shop Now […]

CLOSE-UP ON AFRICA – MY FAVOURITE THINGS "Objects are to a room what jewellery is to clothing, which is why I have always had a fascination with detail. I focus in on adornments that have a jewel-like quality whatever the scale or context. This series is about that detail which I have captured from behind […]

"Objects are to a room what jewellery is to clothing, which is why I have always had a fascination with detail. I focus in on adornments that have a jewel-like quality whatever the scale or context. This series is about that detail which I have captured from behind the lens". A CLOSE-UP ON AFRICA SERIES […]

Shaun Leane, winner of the Seductive Award at the Talents du Luxe in Paris and winner of the UK Jewellery Designer of the Year 2009, talks catwalk collaborations and his work with the late Alexander McQueen. Juliet: Shaun, thank you for taking time-out to speak to Adorn London. I am passionate about designer catwalk collaborations […]

Suggested by some to be summer’s most awkward trend, Double Denim need not be intimidating if you adhere to some basic style rules such as no belts and contrasting denim hues. We say, roll up your cuffs to reveal denim-friendly jewels: the look lends itself to summer stacking in leather and brass with accents of […]

ITEM OF THE WEEK: Roll up the cuffs on a distressed denim jacket or whitewashed denim shirt to reveal an armful of brass bangles stacked high. The ultimate denim-friendly arm candy has to have something of a golden shine. We choose this bangle set from New Look – the perfect adornment for instant boho-chic status. […]

Q: At a drinks party last weekend, I was wearing this Diesel jumpsuit I had recently purchased from ASOS, but was completely at a loss as to what accessories to wear with it.  Talking to a friend she mentioned Adorn London and Adorn Me. I would like to bring a feminine edge to my look and wondered […]

Balmain, Max Mara, Chloe, Jean Paul Gaultier and Alexander Wang showed utilitarian outerwear with military detailing in their Spring/Summer 2010 catwalk shows. Metal epaulettes, bullet belts, camouflage and battle weary shirts dominated the neutral palette of workwear glamour… To read more about my recent blog post for Kabiri, inspired by the Spring/Summer 2010 catwalk, click […]

When Grace Kelly first appeared on the silver screen in the 1952 film Mogambo, the undoubted star of 1950s cinema was born. Yet it was her style which roused adoration amongst her fans; with her neat blond hair and homely, girl-next-door features, each film role saw Grace become a woman of elegance, revered worldwide and […]

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