New Names to Know

Young, smart and creative: Emmanuel Tarpin, Julia Blini & Pascale X James

  • emanuel tarpin's flowers

    emanuel tarpin's flowers

  • emmanuel tarpon's aluminium and diamonds earrings

    emmanuel tarpon's aluminium and diamonds earrings

  • Carbon Blush. Julia Blini

    Carbon Blush. Julia Blini

  • Carbon Blush. Julia Blini

    Carbon Blush. Julia Blini

Looking at his creations, no one would believe that Emmanuel Tarpin is only 25 years old. It’s not surprising though that the designer is making a name for himself in contemporary jewelry. In December 2017, Christie’s sold a pair of his earrings for $25,000, and last May, he was the youngest to show at GemGenève. His sharp style translates nature-inspired imaginings into sculptural forms. This after his studies at Head school in Geneva, and an internship in the high jewelry workshop of Van Cleef & Arpels. Each of Emmanuel Tarpin’s pieces is an elaborate creation, the result of experimental work with metals that requires several months to be completed and that reflects the savoir faire of a true child prodigy.

Emmanuel Tarpin ritrattoEMMANUEL TARPIN

Can a jewelry classic like pearls become a rock-and-roll detail? The answer is 'yes' if creativity, experimentation and a bit of daring all come together. The latest collection from Julia Blini testifies to that. The Brazilian designer set up her workshop and brand in the lively Itaim Bibi neighborhood of São Paolo in 2014, but she got her start much earlier with a creative foray into fashion. In fact, before working with jewelry, she was a shoe designer for Jimmy Choo in London and Alexandre Birman in São Paolo. She aims to bring a modern twist to the most iconic forms of jewelry, and this can be seen in creations where boldness and feminine grace make for new diktats in style.

Julia Blini ritratto

The new brand Pascale X James unites the last names of its founders, Antonia Pascale and Christopher James. Their shared interest in art and sculpture led the couple to launch a line of jewelry, guided by a genuine commitment to the environment, integral to every phase of the business, supporting the theory that luxury and sustainability can and should go hand in hand. Not without a touch of self- examination, judging from the last collection, Re-Imagine, which, through jewels inspired by fruit scraps, leads us to re ect on how we interact with our planet on a daily basis, showing how a simple orange peel or a slice of lemon can be transformed into a desirable object.



  • pascale x james' figs

    pascale x james' figs

  • pascale x james' bitten apple

    pascale x james' bitten apple

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