Christmas is almost upon is and the party invites are beginning to roll in. With all the outfit planning, it’s easy to forget the little accessories. So, to help you out, here’s a list of our favourite jewellery brands to help jazz up your ears this party season – and as Black Friday approaches, there is no better time to get shopping.
Having launched only this year, Ania Haie has already become quite the popular brand providing a luxury feel at an affordable price. Ania Haie focuses on keeping their designs simple yet elegant, for fashion focused women who don’t want to compromise on quality. This trend driven brand uses rhodium plated 925 sterling silver, 14 karat yellow gold plated or 14 karat rose gold plated in all their designs. They’re a top choice for any fashionista looking to make a subtle statement this season.
Visit here: https://aniahaie.com/
Founded by Deniz Gurdal in 2010, this British brand is inspired by Turkish art, working closely with Turkish gem cutters to give you the most authentic and beautiful pieces. Their designs are both modern and traditional, attracting major retailers including Topshop, ASOS, The National Gallery and the V&A Museum. The jewellery has also been recognised by fashion behemoths Vogue, Stylist and Grazia, and as a result, many celebrities have been seen flaunting Ottoman pieces. So, if you want to stand out at any event, Ottoman Hands have you covered.
Visit here: https://www.ottomanhands.com/
Edge of Ember
In 2014, Edge of Ember was brought to life by Lynette Ong Gladstone, who made it her mission to create stunning accessories which simultaneously support the communities that create the jewellery. We all need a little girl power in our lives, so you’ll be pleased to know that every piece is designed by an all-female team in London, before they are manufactured in small scale factories in Asia. This brand is perfect if you’re looking for a pair of chic yet sustainable earrings.
Visit here: https://edgeofember.com/
Omo Lola Jewellery
Omo Lola is a West-African inspired jeweller based in Britain. Their designs are inspired by Afrocentric maximalism and geo architecture, with each piece being based on vintage images of African ancestors and Africa as a continent. Pair their brightly coloured styles with a simple monochromatic look and you’ve got yourself a timeless party season ensemble.
Visit here: https://www.omololajewellery.com/
Missoma are a British brand who pride themselves on stylish jewellery for your everyday wardrobe. Having collected gemstones since she was 5 years old, founder Marisa Hordern has been designing interesting shapes and using unusual materials. Filled with delicate and contemporary pieces, Missoma use semi-precious gemstones with zircon pavé set in 18ct gold vermeil. If you fancy something delightfully pretty yet unique, like their mix and match studs, check out Missoma’s earring collection.
Visit here: https://www.missoma.com/
Elegant. Minimalist. Unique. Just a few words that can describe the creations from Sansoeurs. Founded in 2010 by Spanish sisters Cristina and Estefania Sanchez Rodriguez, these pieces are inspired by modern art, giving each item a contemporary, chic feel. They may be a higher price range, but SanSoeurs’ incredible statement designs will stand the test of time.
Visit here: https://sansoeurs.com/
Founded in 2014, Otiumberg was created by Christie and Rosanna Wollenberg, another sister duo. Having worked for Louis Vuitton and Burberry, the fashion forward siblings have created gold and silver-plated jewellery which ooze elegance. We love accessorising with their alphabet studs to create a uniquely personal party get-up.
Visit here: https://otiumberg.com/
At this time of year, you cannot go wrong with the great British high-street. H&M’s Christmas earring collection is so bad it’s good, and the powerhouse chain is offering everything from baubles to candy canes to decorate your ears. You won’t have any trouble standing out in a pair of these and better yet, they won’t break the bank.
Visit here: www.hm.com
Butler and Wilson
Butler and Wilson are an extravagant British brand that prides itself on offering iconic, colourful pieces. Funded by Simon Wilson in 1969, these stunning designs have impacted the jewellery world over the years featuring in Vogue and Vanity Fair. They have also caught the eyes of many high-profile stars, including Rihanna, Rita Ora, Julie Walters and many more. If you’re fancying something totally glamorous and art-deco inspired this party season, Butler & Wilson have it in abundance.
Visit here: https://www.butlerandwilson.co.uk/
Laura Lombardi creates chunky, gold pieces that will make your party outfit unmissable. Made in New York, each piece is inspired by Laura’s experiences growing up in New York and Italy . So, think heavy duty industrial meets classical art. These earrings will definitely do the talking when you enter the room.
Visit here: https://www.lauratlombardi.com/
Which pair of earrings have caught your eye? Let us know in the comments below!
Text: Afua Aidoo
Images: Laura Lombardi, Butler and Wilson, H&M, Otiumberg, SanSoeurs, Missoma London, Omo Lola Jewellery, Edge of Ember, Ottoman Hands, Ania Haie, Zara, Mango