Celebrate your body and adorn it in glamour with these imaginative spring staple pieces crafted and curated by Caribbean designers.
Born in the United States and raised in Trinidad and Tobago, sisters Jade and Mika Gedeon craft dramatic, bold jewelry with a focus on sustainability. Their Jasmine headpiece, for example, oozes bohemian flair, featuring delicate brass flowers with a natural verdigris patina.
Coconut Craze, Blue Skies and Sunset Haze are just three of the playful colors in this vacation-ready eyeshadow palette. Created by sisters Arianna and Daniele, this brand is all about celebrating the vibrancy of their home country, the British Virgin Islands. With nine vibrant colors to choose from, this palette is definitely one of the Spring staple pieces you should be bringing on every vacay!
Handcrafted in Barbados, Cultured by Zhané makes statement pieces incorporating African and Caribbean-inspired prints and colors. This four-strand choker is available in tropical hues, bright mixed prints, and earth tones. You can even customize your own unique mix.
Trinidadian jewelry designer Jacqueline Charles makes avant garde contemporary jewelry that plays with line and shape, complementing the wearer. This elegant hammered design offers a new twist on classic hoop earrings, while still being refined and elegant.
Founded by Darnel Greenidge, the accessible luxury brand reflects the founder’s love for his native Barbados. Sophisticated and sexy, the Icon watch features the broken trident, a symbol of the country’s independence, and a 43-mm brushed stainless steel black case with rose gold markers.
Handmade in Treasure Beach, Jamaica, the latest collection from the artisan jeweler Véronique Linard pays homage to French artist Henri Matisse’s iconic “cut-out” collages. You can see this artful inspiration in these dangling earrings, manipulated to resemble the artist’s organic shapes.
Jamaican handmade jewelry brand The Girl and the Magpie proudly focuses on creating wearable fine art, as shown in these playful cufflinks from their latest collection. The botanical design is inspired by the work of French artist Henri Matisse.
Sea glass gets a sophisticated spin with these handmade earrings by Jamaican jewelry brand, The Girl and the Magpie. Inspired by the swinging era of 1920s Paris, the chain fringe detail proves worthy of any aspiring modern-day flapper and should definitely be in your Spring staple pieces arsenal.
Guyana-born designer Nadia Jabour leans graceful elegance to whoever wears her delicate, organic pieces. This two-in-one necklace and bracelet is made from extremely lightweight, sustainably harvested fish scales, intertwined with bronze-and-gold sea glass beads.
Cuban-born Gabriela Trujillo, Founder and CEO of Alamar Cosmetics, created a liquid-to-powder highlighter that is lightweight, non-comedogenic and gives a glossy veil of shimmer to your skin. The highlighter is available in three sun-kissed shades to suit every skin tone. We’re adding all three Spring staple pieces into our bag!
Whether used as a glamorous head wrap or a handy shawl, these colorful handmade scarfs from Trinidadian-based brand Bene Caribe will add extra vibrancy to any outfit. The scarf features tropical batik patterns created by artist Don Sealy.
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