With the Met Gala's 2022 theme titled, 'In America: An Anthology of Fashion' - Or & Elle collaborated with Celebrity stylist, Britt Theodora to co-design a custom lapel for Pete Davidson's look. The vision: a regal John F. Kennedy, whose iconic presence, and roles in various inflections of American history still reverberate today.
The final design - "Branche d'Arbre" - features 15 flawless pear diamonds designed in the shape of a vine. Totaling 15 carats, each lab-grown diamond was sourced locally and hand set by Or & Elle craftspeople in Belgium.
Academy Award Winner, Time100 Honoree, and Tony Awards Host Ariana DeBose in Or & Elle for the 75th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
Ariana stunned in the Bisous de Poires earrings, Lariat Necklace, and Eternity Rings from the Sans Cesse Collection. The Tony Host wore the 15ct Branche d'Arbre Pin to close the Awards.
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Harper's Bazaar: #1 Brand for Best Lab-grown Diamond Jewellery
"Just as with every other part of our wardrobes, there are more opportunities than ever to be sustainable and environmentally friendly when it comes to purchasing jewellery.
Luxury diamond atelier Or & Elle uses lab-grown diamonds and recycled gold in its timeless designs.
Born out of a fourth-generation family Atelier in Antwerp, the brand was founded to shepherd century-old craftmanship and expertise into a new era of sustainability and transparency."
JCK: New Lab-Grown Brands To Have On Your Radar
"That “high jewelry” remark is no exaggeration. The large, colorless diamonds that adorn the brand’s eternity bands, drop earrings, and rivière necklaces are the stuff of red carpet dreams.
For more everyday purchases, the site features a “Custom” tab that invites buyers to create bespoke pieces through a design consultation with the atelier, an especially popular feature with bridal clients. Meanwhile, the off-the-shelf designs, such as the Dalliance Lucia earrings featured below, boast a chic, pared-down sensibility."
Grazia May Issue "Ones to Watch": British Actress Hiftu Quasem Shines in Or & Elle Earrings
"A new wave of British talent has arrived. Meet the rising stars destined for global success.
As part of Grazia's "Ones to Watch", Hiftu Quasem, known for roles on Killing Eve and the upcoming project Ten Percent, talks about her acting journey: "storytelling is at the heart of everything I want to do."
Hiftu shines in the Dalliance Lucia Earrings in 18K Rose Gold - 62 diamonds form a striking twist.
Luxury London: Beautiful Tennis Bracelets - the Bracelet George Rivière
"Simple in design and timeless in appeal, there are few investments better guaranteed to become heirlooms than a classic tennis bracelet."
"Created in collaboration with Meaghan Cox, chief brand officer at California-based lifestyle brand Jenni Kayne, Or & Elle's George Rivière bracelet features a strong of graduated D-colour lab-grown diamonds of IF/VVS quality. Each is held in place by a three-prong solitaire 18k gold setting guaranteeing maximum sparkle."
JCK: Men's High Jewelry Spotlight on Pete Davidson wearing Or & Elle's Branche d'Arbre Lapel Pin to the Met Gala
"Tune into any Red Carpet event and you will see a wealth of examples of tuxes being accessorised with fine jewels. At the Met Gala this year, jewellery trends started to emerge among the male stars.
Brooches remained the most accessible way for men to experiment with fine jewels, and lapels sporting diamonds included Austin Butler in Cartier, Regé-Jean Page in Graziela, Pete Davidson in Or & Elle.
While luxury jewellery brands have flirted with attracting the male gaze before, what feels different about this moment is that it is being driven by the men themselves... it feels as though men [are] seeking out a more authentic relationship with fine jewellery."
Marie Claire: Hot List Featuring Or & Elle's Île Round Bracelet
Marie Claire's April Roundup of Hot Items included the Île Round Bracelet - a solitaire 0.1 carat round brilliant bezel set in 18K recycled gold.
Professional Jeweller: Making of Pete Davidson's Met Gala Jewellery
"Davidson and Kim Kardashian made their red carpet debut as a couple at the event with jewellery brand Or & Elle given a last-minute commission to design a lapel pin for the comedian.
Or & Elle had only five days to create the lapel pin for the comedian, writer, and actor. The lapel pin he wore took a team of six as well as Or & Elle's founders 'around the clock' work to put together in time for the event.
'These pieces are one of one: they incorporate a partial, soft bezel setting that we've been working on for months, and we were lucky to have creative license from Pete's stylist.'"