Welcome and intro

Trisori designs and produces jewellery with a view to combining some Italian chic with a London ‘edge’.
At the heart of Trisori are two resourceful and multi-cultural Italians based in London who have nurtured their creativity to craft strong statement pieces inspired by feminine elegance and playfulness.
Our collections are handmade by Italian artisans using high quality semi-precious gemstones which are set in gold-plated designs. Trisori’s uniqueness is apparent in our bold, contemporary and stylish collections which focus on complementing our Clients’ personal style and inner sparkle.

We hope you will enjoy following our blog, where we write about some of the things we like.

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Trisori is a jewellery brand that combines original Italian style with a touch of "London chic". Founded by a cosmopolitan pair of Italians residing in London, Trisori have developed a flawless ability to create strong statement pieces which retain a sense of elegance and playful femininity. Using high quality semi-precious stones set in gold plated designs, Trisori's handmade pieces are bold, contemporary and stylish. Trisori are unique; they make an effort to truly understand the way in which a woman creates her own personal style and design their jewellery line to compliment just that.

Monday, 28 May 2012

The Grown-Up Playsuit

The playsuit is a summer staple; one that inevitably takes me back to being five years old, clutching a spade in one hand and a rapidly melting ice cream in the other. For me they embody all the fun of the sunniest season without the incumbent impracticalities of skimpy summer dresses (while undoubtedly pretty, breezy mini skirts are hardly ideal for riding bikes or doing cartwheels or sitting cross-legged in the park). Which is why I am so overjoyed at the plethora of playsuits that this season has to offer, for every look, location and lifestyle.

From Catherine Malandrino this zingy yellow number is hot for summer. Style with minimalist flats for day and dress up with a neutral tone blazer and a statement heel for city nights.

If neon yellow isn’t for you, this cute heart print onsie from Anna Sui should tick a few boxes. Made from a delicate silk blend, this playful print is just reminiscent enough of childhood versions, while kept up to date and adult in a classy monochrome. 

For that little bit of hippy inside us all (brought out by the sun, as ever,) this tie dye number by Thakoon Addition ought to satisfy a need. Throw on with a few strings of beads and beach hair, shoes optional.

The playsuit also comes in grander incarnations as proven by Roberto Cavalli in this bold silk printed offering.

Keep the look clean during the day in neutral flats and simply add a slick of eyeliner and a chunky bangle or two for a glamorous evening upgrade. It seems that this summer the playsuit has well and truly grown up.


Saturday, 26 May 2012

Inspiration of the month: 10 Corso Como

There are few places as inspiring as the 10 Corso Como shop in Milan. When I visited this charming little shop a few days ago, I was mainly interested in browsing through their clothing and jewellery collections, but the truth is that every little detail in this shop captured my attention.

10 Corso Como sells the most exclusive items from luxury brands, including clothing and shoes by Azzedine Alaia, bags designed by Stella McCartney, and chic hats by Courreges. I fell in love with a sleveless red knitted dress by Azzedine Alaia, which stroke me as ideal to stroll through the streets of Milan on a warm spring afternoon.

But the real gems are in the shop's jewellery collection. 10 Corso Como has the most stunning collection of modern and stylish bracelets, necklaces, and rings, all created by some of the best fashion designers. As I browsed through the various pieces of jewellery, new design ideas raced through my mind, so I was keen on returning home to start working on new pieces.

Throughout the shop, the atmosphere is relaxing and welcoming. I particularly enjoyed their little garden, located on the roof and where you can chill while being surrounded by inspiring pieces of art. Finally, their garden café and restaurant is a little haven of peace in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the city.
You should really visit the shop and get inspired as much as we did!

Friday, 25 May 2012

Love of the week: Little white dress

Whether you prefer a pure white dress or one with a bold contrasting colour, there’s a style to suit you. Team with stunning jewellery from Trisori.com for a dramatic effect. For that simple snowy shift dress, Trisori’s Half Moon earrings in blue will add a delicate movement to the strong shape. 

To set off a more flirty, embellished frock, the Love Bird pendant, with its elegant bright tail, livens up the look with a mischievous twinkle.

 For a funky tribal feel, pair an empire line LWD with Trisori’s Sunset pendant and chunky Olivia bracelet in purple. 

The little white dress is fast replacing the traditional LBD as the wardrobe essential for sophistication, fun and relaxed glamour. From Gucci’s clean, space vixen lines

to Dolce & Gabbana’s romantic broderie anglaise detailing,

everyone has their own take on the LWD. you can definitely get a cheaper but equally cute version of the LWD in ASOS and boohoo:

Release your inner ice queen, or simply show off that gorgeous tan, using accessories to make your mark on this season’s trend. Now all you need is a cocktail.   

Monday, 21 May 2012

The Freshest Florals

It being Spring, it can hardly come as much of a surprise that florals are at the foremost of many of the seasons collections. It is an annual trend and one of the most revisited of fashion fallbacks. But it needn’t be all floaty chiffon blouses and delicate tea dresses, as we are reminded by the bold and distinctly less ‘polite’ floral prints on offer this season.

Rising star and fashion darling Mary Katrantzou gave a bright and eclectic floral rendition of her signature bold prints and structured tailoring. You can be sure of one thing as far as her bloom inspired collection goes: sweet and sickly they ain’t!

If head to toe in primary colour block floral isn’t for you, then try this take on the classic biker jacket. In silk-faille, adorned with Katrantzou’s coveted digital prints, this is the ultimate fashion forward cover up this spring. Pair with bright tailored trousers or let it give an edge to your prettiest summer dress.

Digitals blooms were also central in the spring/summer collection at Amanaka Wilmont, albeit in darker, somewhat more subdued tones.

This stretch cotton number, with its structured floral overlays is my outfit of choice for the wedding season this year. Fresh and feminine without the danger of blending into any nearby flower arrangements.

For a more casual floral hit, look no further than Sandro’s blossom print separates. Wear apart to brighten up your existing spring wardrobe, or together for a print-clashing-ly eclectic ensemble.


Monday, 14 May 2012

Global Traveller

For many of us it’s getting to that time of year when our minds will be drifting to our summer holidays; whether they have been booked months ago or exist solely in our fantasies, by mid May it’s only natural to be craving a good dose of sun worship and an outlet for our adventurous streak. Luckily for us fashion brings us the perfect match for our explorer-get-away dreams in the form of the global traveller trend. Think bold prints, tie-dye, batik, vibrant tones and rough and ready accessories.
At Burberry, Christopher Bailey delivered perhaps the most iconic take on the trend this season, with bright batik print tailoring, cropped safari jackets and woven raffia accessories.

In this trend, clashing colour is not to be shied away from, and as for mix and match accessorising, more is definitely more!

This striking red number from Bottega Veneta ticks the tribal print trend box as well as giving a nod to the clean cut pleats that have featured on so many catwalks this season.

For a monochrome take on global prints, this Suno ensemble is the perfect understated statement. With a batik inspired oversize print, the cream tint to the fabric keeps the look on traveller trend.
Meanwhile, Michael Kors combined all the tie dye, bright colours and flowing fabrics a girl could wish for; all tied together with suitably sturdy looking cross-body bags and chunky statement footwear.
Perfectly practical.

So whether you plan to be jetting off soon to exotic climes, or simply weathering the weather in London this summer, let your wardrobe help to fulfil your every sunny, adventurous daydream.


Friday, 11 May 2012

Love of the week: Chunky bangles

Chunky bangles are a great accessory for 2012, and are so beautiful in their simplicity that they can match almost any outfit you put together. In particular, fabric bangles are in fashion, and a mixture of silk and gold is sure to make you look elegant and well-dressed. Try earthy colours such as greens and browns if you prefer a more neutral look, like these lorenza and grace bracelets:

or, if you plan to make a statement, why not try rich and royal purples, blues and reds.

 Gem studs look great for something a little more edgy, making your outfit simultaneously chic and classy.

Try pairing any such bangle with a dress such as this:

for a great look. If you choose the richer colours, you enhance the dresses potential to look regal and dressed-up, whereas if you utilise something a little more natural, you can create a much more causal look. In particular, a gem-studded bangle will look great with a full-length dinner dress, as it adds a little danger to your style!
Bangles can look great alone or as a part of a group, and it's a good idea to vary thick bangles with slimmer ones if you want to wear more than one. Thick bangles with a little gold detail look great paired with a couple of slim fully gold ones! 

Monday, 7 May 2012

Lapis Lazuli: A Deeper Shade of Blue

The semi precious stone Lapis Lazuli, once ground up and used as paint in the artworks of the 17th century european Old Masters, is the epitome of blue. Rich and deep and glamorous.
It is also the exact shade of blue that featured in so many S/S ‘12 collections: Hermes, Paul Smith, Elie Saab and Missoni, to name just a few.
For those who still aren’t entirely sold on the pastel shades that abound this season, this is a blue for you. As rich and warm as blue gets, I for one have entered into something of a love affair with Lapis Lazuli.

From Hermes come these casual and clean, draped separates in the shade of the season.

These fun and feminine cocktail dresses are by Elie Saab. Cobalt blue AND with super shiny embellishments? It’s like she knows me too well! Although my favourite blue offering of the season by far is this incredible gown from the British design legend Matthew Williamson:

If, however, like me, your closet and wallet can’t quite stretch to something quite so extravagant, look no further than Trisori’s very own Alchemy earrings in the shade of the moment!:


Friday, 4 May 2012

Love of the week: Gatsby Glamour

It may be over a year before Baz Lurhman's adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's classic "The Great Gatsby" hits cinemas in 3D, but its style has already begun seeping into the fashion of the catwalk. Set during the roaring 1920s, the film will be celebrating the "Flapper" fashion of the time; tailored suits, elegant silk dresses and lots of  jewels.
Chiffon dresses have already seen a boost in popularity in recent years. The ritzy style can be both elegant and accentuating. The fabric is complimentary to different physiques and sizes and the outfit can be perfectly complimented with accessories.

A pair of vintage inspired earrings screams "Gatsby" and they are a perfect finish to the beautiful dress. Trisori has a range of "7 Dials" earrings with peridot beads and a tourmaline drop. With different colours to choose from, they can be the perfect finish to a beautiful chiffon dress.

If you'd prefer a necklace, the chiffon dress neckline is a perfect chance to showcase a beautiful, eye-catching piece of jewellery. Trisori's versatile "Marisa Necklace" is studded with gemstones and has the different tones to really accentuate the glamour of a Flapper outfit.


Wednesday, 2 May 2012

The power of gemstones: Meaning and Healing Characteristics

Gemstones and crystals get their extraordinary energy from long exposure beneath the earth’s surface. They can have a very beneficial effect on people’s lives. We pick up the healing vibrations of the stones as they transfer them via our electro-magnetic fields.
There are many gemstones available and when set in silver or gold, they make very attractive pieces of jewellery.
Amethyst uplifts the mood. It is considered to be a stone of spirituality, a healer’s stone, and is excellent for meditation. It enables psychic awareness and helps with acne, neuralgia, grief and insomnia.  Amethyst increases memory, and helps the immunity system. It also helps with headaches, breathing problems, controls blood sugar, and helps fight alcohol addiction.
A pair of amethyst, zircons and turquoise earrings from Trisori:

Garnet lifts you out of depression, helps the immune system and is good for the skin. It is a confidence booster and helps the imagination to develop. Garnets are good for helping thyroid function. It helps with the sexual drive, promotes happiness and stability in relationships, helps treat inflammations, it regulates blood circulation and is good for the heart. A pair of garnet and multistone earrings from Trisori:

Lapis Lazuli aids psychic ability and wisdom. It’s a great confidence booster and gives courage. It’s good for heart problems. It also helps to protect the body from epilepsy and strokes and helps with insomnia, thyroid problems, menstrual pain and stabilises blood pressure. It helps eyesight, fights allergies, it promotes mental clarity and awareness. A lapis lazuli bangle from Trisori:

Onyx works to combat grief, and promotes happiness and prosperity. It helps to centre yourself and can be worn as a shield to soak up other people’s negativity. It also strengthens self-confidence and sharpens your senses. A Black onyx ring from Trisori:
Peridot is powerful, positive and cleansing.  It brings good health, luck and protection to the wearer.  It also promotes restful sleep and calms the nerves. It is especially good for banishing depression and is a tonic which regulates the metabolism.  It is good for the skin, the heart, the stomach, the lungs and the kidneys.
It is also said to relieve constipation and if you suffer from bowel problems, wearing a peridot can help relieve the symptoms. A pair of peridot and tourmaline earrings:

Rose quartz is the stone of peace and harmony, it eases the emotional state and helps protect against harmful electric waves, so if you have a pacemaker, get a rose quartz necklace. It also aids recovery and promotes inner peace and self-worth. It gives strength and confidence, deters negative influences, so is useful aid against depression. It helps skin problems, kidney and heart problems and asthma.  It is said to help with fertility. A rose quartz ring from Trisori: