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BANDADA is a young brand of jewelry created in 2008 in Barcelona by Ana Maria Ramirez and Adriana Diaz.Designs are often inspired by the architecture of their environment, namely Barcelona. Their designs are expressed with strong minimalistic geometric shapes in silver and gold, sometimes with pops of bright colors. The girls believe that jewelry is a medium within which people are able to express themselves. The young designers seek a balance between this freedom to express personal style and a combination of form and functionality with each of their pieces.Their newest collection, the Mirador collection, is a line of stackable rings that truly exemplify the architectural lines and geometric shapes of their home. The Mirador Ring 2 is one of three distinct designs in the collection and is a silver ring with a black square top. Wear it alone or stack it with the others in the set.Where to Buy - SupermarketPrice - $92.00Who - Melimeli was the first to add the 'Mirador Ring 2' to the Hive.
by Ida Hsiang
With all the efforts of change and awareness being made these days, many of us understand that doing your part to help Mother Earth is more imperative than ever. Foundations and fund raising for everything from saving the whales to helping our fellow men have been popping up in every form, including fashion! Introducing: EDUN, a line of contemporary and fashion forward pieces that are comfortable, versatile and stylish and made of organic materials like silks and cotton. The simple and clean lines of this industrial-chic label skim the body with sumptuous knits and fabrics and are presented in a classically neutral color palette of blacks, whites, greys and creams. The best thing about EDUN is that not only do they offer a variety of beautiful dresses, tops, tees and outerwear, they use their publicity and proceeds to bring more awareness to the current plight and hardships that many African countries are facing, as well as educating us on how rich a land Africa truly is. While EDUN garments definitely have an air of earthiness like many ethical fashion lines, it is a brand that has a truly contemporary design aesthetic and believes that the popularity of high fashion and giving something good back to our world are two things that easily go hand-in-hand. Check out some of EDUN's organic pieces and see how you can help make the world a better place, one stylish garment at a time. Just clock on the slideshow to see some favorites!