If statement pieces aren’t your thing, shop minimalist gold and silver jewellery, including rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets, at these affordable accessory stores in Singapore
As the saying goes, “Less is more” – and we couldn’t agree more. If you’re looking to steer clear bold statement pieces and frilly embellishments, then minimalist jewellery will definitely suit your fancy. These sleek and elegant accessories – also known as the little black dress of jewellery – are suitable with anything and everything, including a casual athleisure outfit or a stand-out evening wear. Plus anyone can pull off these dainty gold and silver earrings, rings, necklaces and bracelets. It’s time to don minimalist jewellery for maximum style.
If you’re big on arm candy, you’ll love Monica Vinader. These guys are home to the most delicate bracelets; the range includes everything from thin cuffs to thin gemstone chains. But more than just wrist accessories, Monica Vinader also features a stunning variety of earrings, as well as necklaces and rings for layering and stacking.
Monica Vinader, #B1-09, ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801
The Mindful Company
The Mindful Company is all about creating meaningful and modern jewellery, individually created to add to the uniqueness of each piece. Just take a look at the collections like “How are you today?”, “What’s important series” and the highly-raved “Reminder Series” and you’ll see that these pieces go beyond fashion. The recent “Places of Calm” Singapore-focused collection looks beyond the urban landscape and into the flora and fauna with nine jewellery pieces inspired by the ruffled fan palm leave, bougainvillea, elephant’s ear and Singapore kopsia.
The Mindful Company, available at Tangs Level 2, 310 Orchard Road Singapore 238864; Gallery & Co, #01-05 National Gallery, 1 St. Andrew’s Road Singapore 178957; and online
Stand out from the masses with gorgeous jewellery from Curious Creatures. These tiny pieces go a mighty long way to giving your look a boost. Playing with the raw nature of semi-precious stones, freshwater pearls and geometric shapes, Curious Creatures thinks out of the box to come up with new ways to don your everyday jewellery. The Faye Inverted Ear Huggers where you can wear them in two ways and the Diana Ear Threader, pictured above – choose to wear it long or thread through your second ear hole – are great examples.
Curious Creatures, available at Cat Socrates, Essential Extra, Isetan Scotts, Naiise and online.
Rina Lee Jewellery
It’s no surprise that jewellery designer and owner of Rina Lee Jewellery is trained in contemporary arts – her jewellery designs immediately give it away. Her collection of 925 Sterling jewellery may be small in size but are show stoppers on their own. We absolutely need those Isla Stud earrings!
Rina Lee Jewellery, available online.
By Invite Only
Necklaces and earring made with real pressed flowers, uneven earrings and a mosquito-repellent collection – there’s always a surprise element in By Invite Only’s collection and we can’t get enough. Sure, the statement quartz series was all the rage, but we still have a soft spot for the dainty gems – whether it is in the form of a bracelet, bangle, earrings, necklace or ring.
By Invite Only, #05-09, 16 Shaw Road, Kin Building, Singapore 367954 (by appointment only)
Eco warriors, sustainable jewellery is actually a thing – just look to Amado Gudek. Its minimalist pieces are crafted using environmentally-friendly bioresin, which contains bio-based renewable materials and UV properties to prevent yellowing. The best part? Everything resembles wearable art. We’ve got our eyes on the Diamond Fauxever collection and the unique Drift Away collection made with driftwood.
Amado Gudek, Chancerlodge complex, 105 Sims Avenue, #10-07, Singapore 387429, by appointment only
Multi-label fashion jewellery line, Pinwheels Jewels, is one of our affordable faves for jaw-dropping earrings – picture diamond-studded hoops, exquisite pearl drop shoulder dusters and cascading chandelier earrings below $200. The luxe label champions intricate craftsmanship, and only works with brands (whether veteran or up-and-coming) that share similar values.
Pinwheels Jewels, #02-08, 10 Raeburn Park, Singapore 088702.
If you’re going for the minimalist ensemble, State Property’s your best bet. Despite its clean, dainty pieces, this local label has incorporated hints of playfulness in its collection by adding coloured gems and geometric lines – with subtlety, of course! Bag everything from its elegant silver bracelets to its acrylic and bauxite ore earrings that are guaranteed to serve looks.
State Property, available online.
The Ordinary Co.
If you’re all about staying in trend, check out this local gem. The Ordinary Co. stocks everything from minimalist to statement pieces, including necklaces, rings, earrings, bracelets and hair accessories. And if you’ve got a specific outfit all planned out (based on a certain theme, maybe), why not bag these fashion add-ons according to trends such as indie, classic, glam, pearls, marble, bohemian and more. Nothing feels good like an easy shop!
The Ordinary Co., available online.
The name says it all. Expect a range of sleek and tiny, clean-cut jewellery that is classy, timeless and versatile – a total triple threat! For all types of outfits, Minimalist Lab offers gold and silver accessories of premium quality, catering to both the needs of comfort and style of its wearer. And if you’re planning to gift a pal, Minimalist Lab also stocks charms for the minimalist fashionista.
Minimalist Lab, available online.
Arva.co is all about the minimalist modern woman. Find stylish yet simple and sophisticated jewellery that are more than just dainty but also affordable! If you’re looking for something unique or more personal, try its customisation option which lets you carve your name onto rings, bracelets and necklaces. Plus, you can totally shop rose gold if gold and silver ain’t your colour!
Arva.co, available online.
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