Van der Velden bejewels the woman who walks into the party looking like she’s just returned from somewhere fabulous and faraway. Pay attention to her sustainable materials (real scarab beetle wings are her signature): the insects are considered a delicacy in Thailand, and their beautiful iridescent wings are usually discarded.
Why we love it:
It’s delightfully fun, imaginative—and it makes you look interesting. It's also great if you love animals, too (see monkeys, elephants, lions and rhinos here).