Holiday season has officially commenced! The kids are off school, the sun’s decided to show its bright little face and everybody is shoving clothes into suitcases and jetting off to exotic lands.
With flight restrictions taking over our lives, it only seems fair that we spend some time honing in on those essential items needed for your holiday. Toiletry companies have mini bottles and Fashion has the little black dress. It’s time for the jewellery world to take a step forward and outline the essential pieces required for a few weeks. So no matter which continent you choose, we’ve got a single piece of jewellery that is guaranteed to carry you through every occasion whilst integrating you effortlessly into the local culture.
A continent just oozing with sophistication, the dress code in Europe can lean two ways. Either one chooses the sophisticated, tailored style of the Parisians or we go for the stereotypical British style with luxurious layering and traditional prints. Whichever style you decide to emulate, these stunning half hoop encrusted earrings from French brand, apm Monaco, are the perfect accessory to carry through any occasion in these beautiful collection of countries. (0752139)
apm Monaco Croisette half hoop earrings (0752139) – £75
Mention patriotism to anyone in general conversation and the first countries to come to mind are those within the United States of America. With a pride so strong and a passion that far out-weighs any seen in other countries, the only piece of jewellery needed for a trip to these iconic continents is one that symbolises this unity perfectly. Slip this Links of London friendship bracelet on to your wrist as you whip around Times Square and your guaranteed to slip right into this unique culture. (0063053)
Links of London three-colour Friendship bracelet (0063053) – £225
A beautiful continent over flowing with a culture so rich, it has inspired a generation of fashion designers. Bold and colourful prints pair with exotic leopard print and ladies wrapped in cooling dresses roams the streets. Floaty fabrics are a must for these humid temperatures and all jewellery should be loose fitting so as not to irritate hot skin. Slip this beautiful Mi Moneda chain with leopard print coin around your neck for effortless style.
Renowned for having culture pretty much exactly opposite to our own, the stunning continent of Asia is brimming with culture and beauty. A keen focus on yellow gold has always been associated with Asian-based countries and the bounty of 14k gold jewellery encrusted with luscious diamonds and vibrant gemstones leaving these countries is truly un-comparable. Get into the spirit with this beautifully simple 9ct yellow gold engraved slave bracelet which easily pairs with any outfit (and looks amazing with a bronzed tan).
The laid back Ozzy style has always been one revered by countries the world round. Think surfer-babe-chic and BBQ’s brimming with tinnies (cans of beer for those unfamiliar with the local jargon). For such a relaxed country, what better piece to wear than a simple set of silver beaded stacking bracelets? Light and flexible, these cute accessories pair effortlessly with your glowing beach wears for an Australian-style look.
Silver stacking bracelets – blue (0062056) pink (0062054) black (0062055) £30