Dec 08, 2012 1:27PM

London Diary: Galactic Gardens Jewellery Exhibition

Futuristic finery by Noor Fares and Eugenie Niarchos.

A very unique pop-up store opened in London last week in at the Shizaru gallery. London-based jewellery designers and BFFs Noor Fares and Eugenie Niarchos have set up shop in the vault of the gallery where the artwork is usually hidden, displaying their own individual collections alongside a new collaboration of theirs. 

'Galactic Gardens' is made up of two pairs of earrings (in the shape of wings) and four rings (shaped like futuristic shields for your fingers). Very tough/modern — think Xena meets Rihanna's 'Diamonds' video  — and in 18ct gold with diamonds, moonstones and sapphires, natch. 

Though she's still studying, Noor's name has been popping up more and more as one to watch, thanks to her eponymous fine jewellery line of unique shapes and blingin' stones. She has an uncanny ability to find inspiration and beauty in the most unexpected places — her recent collection, also on display, is called 'Geometry 101'. 

On opening night the two girls looked like twins in matching Dolce & Gabbana dresses and were joined by close friends Julia Restoin Roitfeld (who we interviewed for #94), Miroslava Duma (featured in our current issue) and Elena Perminova (who was showing off her new bleached blonde 'do). After the launch guests were treated to dinner at Loulou's, London's new member's club for people who are really good at life. 

Alice Cavanagh

Latest


See SUKU's 'Lucidity' Collection

Lucid dreaming err'day.


Watch Odd Future's 'Beyond Scared Straight' Parody

"Why you got so many NECKLESH??"


Your Facebook Photos Aren't That Private

The site's asking all users to download an app for messages too.


Racial Plastic Surgery Is Strange And Real

'I'm not gonna spend my life being a colour.'


Pussy Riot Sue Russia, Win Award For Political Thought

Saying their imprisonment equated to torture.


Imaginary Dating Profile: The Preatures

Getting intimate on a truck with Isabella, Jack, Luke, Gideon & Tom.


Exclusive Video: Chicks Who Love Guns 'Deep End'

We talk to the boys about going bush.


RES Denim x Gadir Rajab

Shot in the Blue Mountains.


OKCupid Is Experimenting On You

Following in the footsteps of Facebook, but playing with hearts.


Karen O Has A New Video 'Rapt'

"Love's a fucking bitch."


Turn Yourself (And Others) Into Emojis

And use other people's #trending pics.


Russia Regains Control Of Lizard Sex Satellite

Ground control to major reptile.


Street Style Polaroids At Splendour 2014

Plus our favourite moments, overheards and artists.


Welcoming Andreja Pejic!

Andreja Pejic reveals she had sexual reassignment surgery earlier this year.


An Alternative To The Fifty Shades Of Grey Trailer

Because it's like 'Secretary' but less good.


Artist Reimagines Terry Richardson As Francis Bacon

Terryworld goes creepy-figurative.


Collection Survey: STRATEAS CARLUCCI

The winners of the Woolmark Prize Australian Regional Finals.


Nike SB Fit To Move Campaign

A new collection feat. our boy Alex Olson!


Mid-Week Music: SBTRKT x Ezra Koenig, Team Spirit, Basement Jaxx, BANKS and HTRK

Everything you should hear/see today, in one place.


Top 5: High School Subculture Documentaries

Riot grrl, rap, 80s punks, skate witches and Japanese parkour.


Beyonce Is Rosie The Riveter

A feminist is a female version of a hustler.


Diverse Emojis Are Here With iDiversicons

United colours of emoticon.


David Lynch Designs Yoga Wear

Supporting your 'Twin Peaks'.


Hear Diplo's Remix of Lorde's 'Tennis Court'

The 'Andre Agassi Reebok Pump Mix'.


Vagina Underwear Puts Your Insides on The Outside

Anatomically accurate and on-trend.


Facebook-Stalk People More Effectively Than Ever

With these three new developments!


New Kanye West Is Two Weeks Away

And his next album's coming out this Spring.


Splendour In The Grass: Survival Guide

What to wear, do and hear (via Shantan Wantan Ichiban!) this weekend.


FKA Twigs Directs & Stars In Lucki Eck$ Video

The track's produced by her too!