a new optimism lingers in the air and what better way to show off this happy mood than through superbly designed bling? atelier swarovski's s/s 2011 collection has plenty of it. the brand has once again selected a string of acclaimed, directional creatives from across the planet who have designed a series of unique jewellery pieces that each are nothing short of a contemporary style statement. the designers for this collection are mark fast, prabal gurung, jenny manik mercian, michael kaplan and joseph altuzarra. shown here are a few of the collection's chunky stunners by superfuture fav joseph altuzarra. the designer playfully juxtapositions different materials and shapes in his designs, resulting in a contemporary-classic style that's all his own. atelier swarovski's s/s 2011 collection is available at select stores across the planet, including henri bendel [new york], selfridges [london], 10 corso como [milan], harvey nichols [hong kong] and international gallery beams [tokyo].
© atelier swarovski / cuff + bangle designs by joseph altuzarra