Getting Into Costume By Lauren Steventon

Costume jewellery designers who inspire, transform and enhance the way we wear jewellery….

Costume jewellery

Butler & Wilson

Camp, gothic, girly or bling, Butler & Wilson do it all. Famous for retro-styling and statement pieces, the latest collection includes some Alexander McQueen-esqe skulls sparkling with Swarovski crystals.

Kenneth Jay Lane

The king of Costume Jewellery, Kenneth Jay Lane’s pieces have been worn by style-makers such as Audrey Hepburn and Jackie O, and sell in high fashion outlets like Net-a-Porter. Always beautiful, colourful and sparkly, the pieces are real show-stoppers.

Joan Rivers

Didn’t see that one coming, did you?! As well as being a world-famous comedienne, Joan Rivers is a jewellery designer, using long-forgotten techniques such as hand enameling and plique au jour to create lovely costume pieces with a vintage edge.

Nolan Miller

You’ll have seen Nolan Miller’s pieces without even realizing it. He worked on the glitziest and glam-est soap of them all: Dynasty. His popularity spans generations, and his famous fans include first ladies and film giants.