Mignonne Gavigan’s Beaded Shark Scarves

The New York designer's penchant for the finned creature isn't understated

You’ve probably spotted Mignonne Gavigan’s work under another moniker, as she was head footwear designer at Rachel Roy as well as the senior shoe designer for Loeffler Randall. But under her eponymous label, she’s able to pull out all the stops. Mignonne Gavigan scarf necklaces aren’t for the faint of heart—they stop traffic with their size, materials and bold colors, and further reward the careful …

Good Luck Jewelry

Ward off evil and bad vibes with these beautiful designs

From nazars to horseshoes and the Eye of Horus, almost every culture has a symbol of luck and protection that is meant to ward off the negative vibes and welcome the good. While lucky charms can be tacky, they can also be a stunning accessory that imparts individuality. To protect you from evil this Friday the 13th, CH editors have trawled the internet to find …

Interview: Denise J Reytan

The Berlin artist's "wearable collages" mix vivid colors, silicone, precious gems and more

While many jewelry designers stick to classics like gold, silver and semi-precious stones, Denise J Reytan builds her “wearable collages” from the most unusual colors and materials. Silicone, textiles and even custom-casted plastic objects are juxtaposed together in necklaces and bracelets, and the results are not outlandish or gaudy, but instead uniquely graceful. More conceptual pieces of art, Reytan’s accessories are equally sought after by …