First published in Tell Us Fashion on 16 November 2011.
Solange Azagury-Partridge introduced her unique approach to jewelry at IFC Mall after rocking Bond Street with pieces that aren’t just pretty bling blings, but makes bold statements. She began her journey by designing her own engagement ring, and it led onto a career in creating surreal pieces, each telling a story of its own. With an unconventional sense of beauty, her designs lie between pop art and ancient mysticism. Look at her collection of playful rings!
Her stores all have the same goal: to enhance the shopping experience. Wooden paneling matched with luscious red velvet and silver ball mirror creates a theatrical journey in discovering the secret world. Make your Christmas shopping more enjoyable and stop by this exquisite salon!
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