Akong to launch S/S 2011 collection at IJL

Label exhibits jewellery at trade shows in London and Paris.

Jewellery label Akong|London will launch its Spring/Summer 2011 capsule collection at a series of trade shows in London and Paris, starting this September.

Akong will exhibit the new pieces first at International Jewellery London (IJL), in Earl’s Court, before heading to London Fashion Week, where it will be teaming up with Swedish label Rennaisance Life.

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Designer Nicole Akong has been selected by the British Jewellers’ Association as one of ten to exhibit as a part of KickStart, the platform at the IJL event which will showcase ‘the very latest and most innovative jewellery designs’.

The brand’s final stop will be the Vendome Luxury Collection show in Paris, where it will sit alongside international jewellery labels, such as Falconniere, Bijules and Antje Geczy.

The new Spring/Summer 2011 collection seeks to use jewellery as a playful way to embellish clothing and adorn the body. For the first time, Akong|London’s signature statement neckpieces will be accompanied by wrist and shoulder embellishments, harnesses and earrings. The pieces will wholesale from £100.




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