Attleboro Falls, MA–How does an iconic, 135-year-old brand capture the most discerning modern tastes? It teams up with a stylist named one of the “25 most Powerful Stylists in Hollywood” for an edgy collaboration.
Known for dressing Hollywood stars such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Uma Thurman and Naomi Watts, stylist Anna Bingemann is lending her considerable styling talent to a collection of jewelry for Whiting & Davis. Bingemann will collaboration on a jewelry collection featuring the company’s iconic mesh for part of the new Linked and Classic collections.
With its rich heritage extensive jewelry archives, Whiting & Davis offered plenty of design inspiration. “I was particularly inspired by whiting & Davis’ collection of jewelry pieces from the 1920s,” says Bingemann. “I believe it can be modernized and easily translate into today’s fashion trends.”
Whiting & Davis is equally enthused. “Anna’s love of mesh and her stylist design perspective are sure to produce truly unique and beautiful pieces,” says Whiting & Davis CEO Darrin Cutler.
The line will debut at the Couture 2012 show May 31 to June 4.
Bingemann created costumes for Tom Cruise, Penelope Cruz, and Cameron Diaz in “Vanilla Sky” (2001), and designed Faye Dunaway’s costumes in Phillip Saville’s “The Biographer” (2002). She’s also worked with music video director Dave Meyers on projects with Britney Spears (“My Prerogative,” 2004) and Julia Roberts (“Dream Girl,” Dave Matthews’ Band, 2005).
In addition to its jewelry and accessories, Whiting & Davis develops mesh products are developed for luxurious fashion houses worldwide. The brand’s metal mesh was even used as the inlays in Michael Jackson’s infamous red leather jacket for “Beat It.” Whiting & Davis debuted their fine jewelry collections in 2011.