This week we’re looking at the heavy metal trend. Think bold and brash rings. Skull motifs. Sleek and shiny forms and architectural shapes. Having a statement piece of heavy metal jewellery can do wonders for your wardrobe. We all have those days, we oversleep, rush out the door, and our carry the rather depressing feeling around with us that our outfit is not quite on point. The solution? Invest in some key heavy metal pieces so you can elevate any outfit with ease. The heavy metal trend favours jewellery that is striking and unique. Just look how these celebrities elevate their style with key jewellery pieces that make a statement whilst looking effortless:
And what’s the best thing about this trend? Architectural and sculptural jewellery can be rocked by everyone. It knows no age or gender. As long as you know how to style these jewellery pieces alongside your wardrobe, you will look chic and confident this season. Discover my top picks of rings, earrings, bracelets and necklaces that will keep your style on-trend and unique. The best jewellery is that which can be shared and enjoyed by you, your family, your partner. So team up and look eternally chic with these architectural and sculptural jewellery pieces.
Rings are my go-to jewellery item to uplift my outfits. I always seem to notice hands, especially if they’re adorned with gorgeous jewellery. A key sculptural ring will draw the eye, and London-based brand PHIRA LONDON are the number one for bold, statement rings. Their collection conists of a fantastic array of signet rings, however I have chosen their Carnaby Gold Ring as the top pick to channel heavy metal magic. The sleek gold form is a minimalist design which makes a major impact. PHIRA LONDON don’t confine their jewellery to one gender. They create stunning gender neutral pieces that not only support a progressive outlook on society, but they also look edgy and fierce. Feel unique in a strong design that you can share with your significant other. SEVEN50’s Signet Coin Eagle Ring exudes power. The sterling silver and oxidised finish creates a mysterious and striking jewellery piece. The attention to detail in the design will display a considerate approach to fashion - something we all desire to master. My final pick is the rather unusual Rose ring by Zoila Jewellery. Inspired by nature and floral forms, this ring takes something as delicate as a flower and transforms it into a powerful jewellery item. Feel sexy and sassy with a ring that radiates fashion edge.
Glenda Lopez is the designer of the moment. Her simple and minimalist designs paradoxically pack a huge punch. This clean Link Earring is handcrafted with 18kt gold dipped silver. Lopez exhibits a tasteful and quirky approach to design, forming a unique point of departure to style your outfit around. These affordable unisex earrings will look great styled alongside your other minimalist jewellery items. Style with a crisp white shirt and black tailored trousers for a dramatic look that feels effortless. My next pick is the contemporary Minerva Pearl Rose Gold Earrings by Neola. The fusion of the geometric contemporary design and the traditional freshwater pearls forms a striking pair of earrings. Moreover, Neola ensures that all their jewellery is made to a high ethical standard, so not only will you receive a beautiful pair of unconventional hoops, but also the fulfilling sentiment that you’re contributing to a progressive jewellery industry. The last of my sculptural earring picks resides in a more luxurious aesthetic. Spanish design house Xavier Civera use only the finest materials, meaning their Rose Gold Diamond Dangle Earrings are the ultimate pick for those who like to keep their style superior. Crafted from 18kt rose gold and adorned in brilliant-cut diamonds, these dazzling earrings will imbue your ensemble with the perfect balance between edge and elegance.
Sculptural necklaces show you are confident and comfortable with your style. Does your jewellery box seem to lack necklaces? Why not invest in a striking piece to elevate your wardrobe. Layer it with your other jewellery to master the layered look which is massive this season. Alternatively, let a single statement necklace take prime position around your neck for a dramatic and chic look. My Bling’s Amazon Necklace With Enamel comes in both silver and gold, meaning you can choose this design to perfectly match your aesthetic. Style over a t-shirt of a low-buttoned shirt for a cool and contemporary look. Manuale Jewelry’s Pepita Choker in 18kt gold will polish any outfit. This piece could look great under a crisp white or black dress shirt (guys, take note). For the women, style with a bandeau cocktail dress for a chic and sleek evening look. Heather O Connor’s Large Tangle Necklace is a versatile jewellery piece that can carry your look from day to night. The interlocking ovals create a visually appealing fashion accessory that will catch the light beautifully. Harness unique fashion finesse with sculptural necklaces that will keep your style fresh and fierce.
Clean lines, light-reflecting materials, textured surfaces - you can see why many of our designers are inspired by architecture. A strong architectural bracelet can imbue any outfit with a sense of individuality. These three bracelets and visually different but all evoke a striking architectural aesthetic. Cara Tonkin’s Gold Theda Stripe cuff is sure to catch the eyes of admirers. The Brighton-based designer takes inspiration from Art Deco and Art Nouveau designs, which is visible through the streamline shapes within this design. The strong gold shapes and linear form would be complimented perfectly by a monochrome outfit. Let your jewellery take the spotlight with chic sculptural jewellery like this cuff. Similarly, Janice Zethraeus’s Frond Cuff Bracelet evokes sculptural finesse with a little more edge. The matte black finish and fluid lines creates perfect harmony between feminine forms and masculine finishes. Annika Rutlin’s Ixion Cuff Bangle is chunky, urban and sleek. This is a perfect bracelet for a man who opts for rugged and textural designs. The distressed texture will add a dash of edge to your evening outfit.
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