|Van Cleef & Arpels In the world of this legendary French jeweler, the most whimsical touches are pulled off with virtuosity. Case in point: The Zip, a diamond stunner from the thirties, takes the form of a zipper—and actually works. Chinoiserie-style earrings have Art Deco touches, while sweet bracelets evokes love, luck and nature with hearts, clovers and butterflies. Celebrity fans of this famed jeweler include Leighton Meister (at left), Jessica Alba, Scarlett Johansson and Julia Roberts.
Learn more about the jeweler at vancleef-arpels.com.
|Erica Courtney “My jewelry is modern baroque,” says the L.A.-based designer whose intense love affair with jewelry is embodied in her collection. “People realize that the flamboyance is meant to be fun. If you buy a piece you really love, and no matter how outlandish or traditional it is, you will wear it all the time.” Celeb fans include Sandra Bullock, Eva Longoria, Ashley Judd and Jessica Alba (at left).
Learn more about the jeweler at ericacourtney.com.
|Jamie Wolf”I love feminine, intricate patterns,” says New York-based jewelry designer Jamie Wolf. “I believe that femininity is timeless, and that beauty is often found in the finest details.” Influenced by her career as ballet dancer, Wolf infuses her delicate aesthetic into each of her rose, yellow, and white gold pieces. No wonder stars like Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel (at left), Penelope Cruz and Hayden Panettiere are fans.
Learn more about the jeweler at jamiewolf.com.