And the designer doesn’t just have an eye for style, she works with what is the world’s 1st registered Fairtrade gold mine in Bolivia, and partnered with Afghanistan-based charity Turtle Mountain, which is working to regenerate the country’s traditional arts. She also produced a collection with the Fairtrade company MADE based in Kibera, a slum area in Nairobi. Read more about these various projects here.
“Pippa believes the art of jewelry making can enhance life and help alleviate poverty and protect precious traditions, helping to grow the confidence of crafts people around the world and reverse the tradition of exploitation associated with the gem industry over the centuries. Her jewelry is collected and coveted by many who appreciate the rough organic, hand made feel of the jewelry.”
The best way to spice up an outfit this fall is with some bold neckwear! Whether it’s jeweled or metallic or fibrous, it can turn a basic t-shirt special or take an outfit from daytime to nighttime.
Put some sparkle on a crewneck t-shirt with a bold chain necklace or other gold necklace with black accents, to pair with a sparkly gold skirt!
school house university of toronto pocket tee, shopschoolhouse.com, $28; kenneth jay lane large link necklace, kabiri.co.uk, $415; reluxe gold hoop and leather necklace, fashion-conscience.com, $45; 2nd day skirts olive, matchesfashion.com, $245; elie saab woven leather box clutch, boutique1.com, $912; square vintage post earring-grey, urbanoutfitters.com, $14
Or, add a bold necklace to a simple t-shirt dress to turn heads! You can match this black and white colorblock dress with either a boldly-colored piece that pops, or a high-contrast piece made of cool materials, like this leather and rope one, for a touch of elegance.
school house cal state l.a. colorblock dress, shopschoolhouse.com, $40; katherine necklace, amritasingh.com, $250; 3.1 phillip lim leather wrap and rope necklace, youheshe.com, $240; monsoon owl party statement necklace, monsoon.co.uk, $46
Use this trend to have fun and be daring! Summer may be over (for now), but that doesn’t you have to stop sparkling.