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Pulling off ‘crisp and sharp’ can be tricky in the summer months. If anyone was going to achieve it, it would be the formidable Anne Doyle. Seen here making Beetlejuice-style stripes more stylish than ever, this simple combination of a skirt and T-shirt is lent a sharp edge by the addition of the striped blazer. Simple accessories also further steer this look away from summer’s more streelish excesses.
I opened the jewellery store, Loulerie, nine years ago this August, so I have seen many changes and shifts in spending over the years, and there were definitely some tough times to be in retail and working for yourself.
I have a background in design, and have, over the years, worked on bespoke designs for customers. I began to realise that fine jewellery was always an area people trusted and invested in, as it is timeless and always keeps its value.
So I decided to design a capsule collection of my own designs for the store. One of the pieces was a rainbow moonstone ring. It took almost a year
to source the stone, as I wanted just the perfect colour. When it finally arrived in store, I was speechless. It was perfect, and exactly how I imagined it. I took a picture of it and posted it on our Instagram, and within two minutes had calls from...