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RED CARPET: Stars shine in playful jewels at Met Gala 2018

Some of the world’s most influential celebrities paid the $30,000 (£20,456) ticket charge to attend the 70th annual Met Gala. The theme for the 2018 Met Ball, which took place at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art last night, was Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. The Met Gala 2018 theme is being cited

Stephen Webster takes a stand against plastic waste

British jewellery mogul Stephen Webster is taking a stand against plastic waste with the launch of ‘The Last Straw’ campaign. Marrying together his boundless creativity with a long-term commitment to environmental responsibility, Stephen Webster has handcrafted a straw in sterling silver – a material known for its anti-bacterial qualities. In response the world’s plastic pollution

EXCLUSIVE: Lab-grown diamonds win transparency debate, argues Stephen Webster

British jewellery legend and MBE, Stephen Webster, has given a vote of confidence in support of laboratory-grown diamonds, saying synthetics are more sustainable than their natural counterparts. Mr Webster, creative director of the eponymous brand, was part of Positive Luxury’s guest panel during Positive Week. While the jeweller, who has stores in the UK and

Jewellery leaders to join panel discussions on ethics in luxury

Ethical trust mark platform Positive Luxury will be hosting a week of engaging events with inspirational leaders from multiple industries including respected leaders from the jewellery trade. Next week Positive Luxury will be launching its fifth ‘Positive Week’, an initiative designed to motivate people to buy better and influence luxury lifestyle brands to do better.

Stephen Webster collaborates with Thames London founder

British jewellery icon Stephen Webster has collaborated with Thames founder and British Artist, Blondey McCoy. Titled ‘Thames by Stephen Webster’, the capsule collaboration collection combines all the contemporary design style associated with Thames, together with the traditional jewellery-making techniques which have become synonymous with Stephen Webster. Drawing from Webster’s own experience as an apprentice in

Influential industry names join forces to support British trade

Influential and like-minded British jewellery designers and professionals have come together as a collective dubbed The Leopards. Established in 2016 by Solange Azagury-Partridge, Shaun Leane, Susan Farmer, Theo Fennell, Stephen Webster and Carol Woolton, The Leopards’ ambition is to  “preserve the expertise, innovation and design excellence established over the past seven centuries and to identity,

Stephen Webster scoops commemorative award at Couture

UK- based luxury jeweller Stephen Webster MBE was awarded the Cindy Edelstein award for Human Spirit at the 2017 Couture Design Awards in Las Vegas. The award was renamed in 2016 in honour of Cindy Edelstein, the designer advocate and industry veteran that passed away suddenly last year. Edelstein’s daughter Remy presented the award which was

Consumers could soon buy luxury jewellery brands through WhatsApp

Online luxury retailer Yoox Net-a-Porter has announced it is developing technology to allow consumers to buy products directly through WhatsApp. By becoming one of the first companies to use Whats App to sell directly to customers, Yoox Net-a-Porter (YNAP) is seeking a leg up on competitors like FarFetch (where Net-a-Porter’s founder has moved to), and

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