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April 21 2014

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Giles & Brother Gets Minty Fresh

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Last night, Giles & Brother’s kinfolk duo, Philip and Courtney Crangi, unveiled their latest project—a collaboration produced for e-tailer JewelMint—at the still-going-strong Nolita haunt, ACME. Normally reserved for the sort of night-owl revelry nonconductive to accessory display, the restaurant’s downstairs was transformed into a mellow, intimate catacomb—a fitting setting for the Crangis to debut their new Kunstkammer-worthy creations.

“There’s a little tribal influence, and there’s an artisanal finish, mixed with a bit of an equestrian reference,” Philip, Giles & Brother’s creative lead, told Style.com (Courtney runs the management side of the business). Indeed, the designer’s motley mix of inspirations came across in hammered serpentine-spike cuffs, metal-cast horse-bit bracelets, and arrowhead-dripped necklaces—an example of which was spotted yesterday evening on Jenna Lyons, who paired it with pearls. “I stole it from Courtney,” said Lyons, “I’m not giving it back.”

JewelMint is an e-commerce site that provides its members with monthly jewelry picks tailored to their specific tastes. The Giles & Brother partnership marks the kickoff of the company’s “Studio Series,” conceived to mix accessible prices with fashion’s top-tier names. “They have an amazing ability to bring jewelry to a really broad audience,” said Phillip. The collection launched yesterday, and prices range from $30 to $90.

Photo: Courtesy of Giles & Brother

Shop Our Summer Guide For The Pieces You Need Before Memorial Day

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Long before the sun reappears, our intrepid market editors are out scouting the bathing suit, beach blanket, backpack, and Biarritz-ready cover-up you need this summer. At long last, the fruits of their labors are ready: Style.com’s Summer Shopping Guide is now live. Whether you’re going for safari (with beaded necklaces from Giles & Brother, left, or Dannijo, right), surfer, or city chic, it’s all at your disposal. The countdown to Memorial Day begins now.