At Gemma Redmond Vintage this week we were delighted to see some really original award season looks at Hollywood’s SAG Awards. Thandie Newton’s remarkable Schiaparelli couture gown was particularly on our radar. The equine and fairground motifs on her dress were a real tribute to the surrealist designs Elsa produced in the 1930s and 1940s. […]
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A piece of vintage costume jewellery is the perfect way to add a detailed finishing touch to a ‘big day’ totally inspired by the past; to style a dress which takes its design from another era or to accessorise a completely contemporary bridal look that requires a unique twist.
Indeed, there is no doubting that vintage costume jewellery is made for bridal style. What were already heirloom pieces can become doubly so because they were worn on your wedding day. Also, the jewellery’s craftsmanship has stood the test of time, their designs have an originality that modern day pieces can’t seem to surpass and there is always a certain romanticism and mystery that can be attributed to an object with heritage.
Deciding to wear vintage costume jewellery on your wedding day is certainly easy. Which piece to select is the hard part. Here’s a guide to identifying jewellery by decade. Each period is summarised with something to bear in mind when buying jewels for your chosen era and which designer to be inspired by when selecting your jewels.
After the New Year revellers have swept up the ticker tape and left the Piazza St Marco. Before the carnival goers arrive in their masked grandeur. Late January is the perfect time to visit Venice for those who are happy to endure cold temperatures in favour of escaping throngs of tourists.
Today’s post is the beginning of a series, which aims to hypothesise what various well-knowns and followeds might wear from the Gemma Redmond Vintage collection.
On Sunday 11th January, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association held their annual Golden Globes. The first event in the awards calendar which sees unbridled glamour unleashed. This year’s ceremony was no exception, with the film and television world’s major style players exhibiting some enchanting looks. Whilst fine jewellery abounded from the likes of Tiffany and Fred Leighton, I couldn’t help but think about how pieces from Gemma Redmond Vintage might compliment the aesthetic of these red carpet heroines.
Take a look below at some of the night’s sensations…