One of my clients lives/works in one of the most amazing lofts I ever been in…not because of its grandeur, but because it is filled with the most fabulous treasures from some of the world’s most renowned artists…imagine sitting amongst original Andy Warhols which have never graced the inside of a museum or gallery. The living space is a visual panorama, a true feast for the eyes!
The other day, I was having my coffee and my eye was drawn to this amazing sculptural masterpiece. It was on a chain, hanging from another exquisite form, so I asked if it was a necklace. To my delight, not only was the answer yes, but my client brought our several other pieces that he had been given as well. It turns out that the designer is famed British sculptural artist, Andrew Logan. If you are not familiar with him, he is one of the most prolific British artists. He is known for challenging convention, mixing media and depending on the inventive use of whatever is at hand. With flair and fantasy he transforms real objects into different versions and draws inspiration from nature and the universe. Oh and by the way, he is the only living artist with his very own museum.
I always emphasize that people need to show their personalities through dress and believe that people should invest in pieces that make them standout or add a signature flare to their style. Andrew Logan’s jeweled creations are the perfect WOW conversation starter that I promise will get you noticed. Each piece is a mélange of faceted, candy-colored, cut jewels, reflective panels and stones. One is more fabulous than the next!!! Now, they are quite kitschy and have an eccentric air, but they also have a strange versatility. The bracelets, cocktail rings and broaches would be perfect on any Upper East Side socialite and the earrings, hairwear and cigarette holders are the perfect accessories for the hipster crowd.
My favorite pieces are the cuffs… They have an erratic, irregular, textural feel and you can see the influence from nature. The rings are also to die and have an amazing grandeur to them. The colors are beyond vibrant and pop like perfect, little flowers. You can only buy them online on the Andrew Logan site and the prices start at about $400. Now, if you aren’t a big art appreciator, let me tell you, this is a steal!!! These gems rival any jewels you will find at your usual go-to stores. Now of course, the piece I covet most is my client’s over-the-top, extravagant necklace, but it an original from Andrew Logan’s earlier work and I have a hunch that he will never part with it.
One of my goals is to always expose you to the new and not readily available and Andrew Logan’s jewelry does just that. So always think outside of the box when you shop and don’t go to the same-old-same-old…open your mind to hyper-creative accessories to build personality in your wardrobe and nurture your inner fashionista !!!!
Remember "One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art." ~Oscar Wilde...