Between you and me, my guilty pleasure is watching Rachel Zoe’s self-styled reality show. I don’t know why. Every episode is the same. Every mannerism is the same. Every catch-cry…You get it. And it’s having a horrible effect (’tis the backwash of mindless tv shows), to the point where I almost said something very Zoe upon chancing the new Lucy Hutchings jewellery collection.
But you understand why, don’t you? It’s so beautiful. And it’s intriguing too. Rife with her signature contrasts, Hutching’s costume jewellery screams the statement: opposites attract. Natural fibres, polished yellow gold, black leather, peacock feathers. Transparent and reflective stones. It’s a little bit art deco, a little bit tribal, and totally futuristic. They’re like pieces of an abstract puzzle accidentally put together. Decadently embellished pieces of drama. Totally ignorant of trend too, instead it’s all about more ‘more’. Big, bold, better. In the words of Zoe, “I just..”.