Nadine Ghosn’s playful jewelry designs pop up in Mayfair
In a pop-up till 30 October 2022, and in keeping with the Nadine Ghosn’s collaboration with Frieze London 2022, Matchesfashion is showcasing three of her playful jewelry collections
Nadine Ghosn’s jewelry designs toe the road between playful and high-end luxurious, with a repertoire that includes diamond-studded earphones and edamame pods coated in tsavorite. For this crystalline partnership, Ghosn might be showcasing three key collections – ‘Vie Assortment’, ‘Too Cool 4 Faculty’ and ‘Constructing Blocks’ – at Matchesfashion’s Mayfair Townhouse and on-line.
In addition to the extravagant items on show with Matchesfashion, Ghosn has designed the wristband for Freize 91 members attending Frieze London 2022. The band takes inspiration from the ‘Too Cool 4 Faculty’ assortment, specifically the whimsical ‘Pencil Bracelet’ (with a diamond-studded ‘nib’). ‘Like artwork, jewelry captures moments in time, tales and inventive expression,’ says Ghosn, and for her, the collaboration with Frieze was a second to ‘spotlight the range and creativity celebrated all through’ the humanities pageant.
’Veggie Burger Ring’. Picture courtesy Nadine Ghosn Nice Jewelry
Ghosn explains how she mulls over ideas: ‘I spend a major period of time learning the method, till the ultimate product really aligns with what I envisioned.’ This consideration to element is clear in each the bodily varieties and the premise of her items. The ‘Bic Bracelet’ and ‘Paper Clip Sautoir’ induce school-day nostalgia, and along with the ‘Bling Mac’ stacking rings (paradoxically, in collaboration with McDonald’s) and strong gold bracelet harking back to a motorcycle chain are on a regular basis gadgets that Ghosn has celebrated by means of high-end jewelry.
Equally, the ‘Constructing Blocks’ assortment nods to sq. toy blocks; the signet-style rings and a strong quartz or diamond encrusted ring are chunky and tongue-in-cheek. It’s straightforward to think about that Ghosn sees the world by means of diamond-lensed glasses – including layers of decadence to strange objects as she sees match and ‘difficult the boundaries of what’s anticipated within the jewelry world’, as she places it. §
’Paper Clip Bracelet’. Picture courtesy Nadine Ghosn Nice Jewelry
’The Naked Block Ring’ in white quartz. Picture courtesy Nadine Ghosn Nice Jewelry