Style & Apparel Awards 2022

16 | LUXlife Magazine - Style & Apparel Awards 2022 umans have adorned themselveswith jewellery since prehistoric times. The first examples of jewellery made from stones, shells, and bone were most likely symbols of rank or status. Later, when we began working with metal to make more sophisticated tools and weapons, jewellery underwent an evolution of its own. It became all at once more intricate and decorative. The processes and techniques used to manufacture jewellery have improved, allowing pieces to be more precise and intricate. But one inspiration behind jewellery design has not changed – nature. The natural forms of plants, flowers, animals, and landscapes have inspired jewellers for centuries. But how many also took inspiration from architecture? [in]trigue’s jewellery designer, Jaime takes her inspiration from both nature and architecture. Fascinated by both natural and manufactured forms, Jaime delves into the kinship between her two inspirations in her chic and unusual designs. She tells us, “[in]trigue jewellery combines the concepts of utilitarian and aesthetic to create its collections. We want our designs to empower, to intrigue, to spark conversations, and to create a unique identity for the wearer.” Jaime designs her collections to appeal to today’s market, but equally to remain timeless. Combining the geometric shapes of architecture with flowing natural forms allows Jaime to put a modern spin on classic styles. She explains, “Architecture and jewellery share many principles of function and form. We represent this in our collections by highlighting subtle and unexpected details.” Using 3D modelling and printing to realise the prototypes of her designs boosts Jaime’s creative output. All of [in]trigue’s designs are made in limited quantities by local Singaporean craftspeople. The latest upcycled project collaboration is one with Singapore Airlines, namely the Bloom Collection. This unique Bloom Collection incorporates upcycled Singapore Airlines seat cover fabric in its design. The deign uses the Orchid motif, which is the national flower of Singapore and also represents love, beauty and strength. [in]trigue designed this collection with the modern woman in mind, exuberating love, beauty and strength in her own way. Creating a collection that is versatile allows her to wear the jewellery how she likes, to have the flexibility and fun as well. Best Upcycled Project Collaboration Company - Singapore Singaporean jewellery designer, Jaime is the driving force behind the conceptual jewellery brand, [in]trigue. Jaime, who is also an architect, enjoys exploring the similarities and differences between the worlds of architecture and nature in her designs. We take a look at this unique brand in more detail. Featured in prestigious magazines such as Vogue, Tatler, and Fashion Journal, Jaime’s designs have earned a reputation for their unique sophisticated style. Company: [in]trigue Email: [email protected] Web Address: H