Something Beautiful in Fashion Jewellery – ELIXIR by Kali Ratcliffe

For this month’s Something Beautiful in Jewellery, I present a jeweller and fashion accessory designer Kali Ratcliffe, and her new brand ELIXIR.

Embossed leather hat, made with Rhino and a CNC milled mould

Kali is a graduate of the Royal College of Art who has studied under several jewellery and silversmithing masters before collaborating with a few London-based fashion labels. What makes her work so interesting is the diversity of approaches she’s willing to take to make the piece she wants, combining resourceful application of Rhino and Zbrush with laser engraving and control over metal and leather to make quite diverse (yet cohesive) forms.

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Something Beautiful in Body Adornment: Lisa Farrall’s Armour Hairstyle Collection

My instalment of Something Beautiful in Jewellery comes from a wonderfully unexpected direction– the world of creative hairdressing!

Multi-award winning hairstylist Lisa Farrall has recently released a series of incredible images for the British Hair Awards from her new Armour Collection. The entire series is her fashion-forward tributes to African culture. Each image is more incredible than the last.

If there ever was a series of body adornment images to inspire you to work harder on both your design development as well as your presentation, this is it!

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