Dinosaur Designs Fashion for Women
Working with resin is like working with paint and that's where Steve and I both started, as students working in our studio at art school, says Dinosaur Designs co-founder Louise Olsen. These earrings are handmade from swirls of purple and pink resin shaped into curved oversized disks. No two pairs are exactly the same, because they are worked on by many different artisans during the production process.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Dinosaur Designs' 'Wishbone' bracelets are the best-selling style of the brand, and they created this trio just for us. Handmade from resin, two pieces from this vibrant set are marbled to make each one truly unique. Split them up between your wrists or wear them stacked together.
Nature and the beach serve as inspiration for Dinosaur Designs - co-founder Stephen Ormandy surfs every day, so the sea in particular has a major influence on his collections. These gold-tone earrings are handmade using a unique mixture of colored resin, making each pair one-of-a-kind.
After meeting at art school, husband and wife Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy combined their love of craft to create Dinosaur Designs. Inspired by the movement and colors of the sea, this set of two bangles is cut from teal, turquoise and green resin in decorative swirling motions - the natural manufacturing process makes each piece truly unique. Stack the smaller style above the large one.
Reinvented hoops are such a big jewelry trend this season, and Dinosaur Designs is the perfect brand to turn to for cool, modern versions. Shaped almost like a teardrop, these earrings are made from lightweight sterling silver wire that is strung with a glowing freshwater pearl and disc. Pull your hair back into a low ponytail to keep them in focus.
Dinosaur Designs often draws inspiration for its collections from co-founder Stephen Ormandy's surfing escapades and nature. Surprisingly lightweight, these handcrafted 'River Rock' earrings are anchored by smooth pearlescent resin stones that have a wave-like pattern. We love how they gently sway as you move.
Each Dinosaur Designs piece is crafted entirely by hand and worked on by several artisans, each of whom give it a unique detail. These 'River Rock' earrings are made up of four resin stones that resemble pebbles. They fall almost to the shoulder.
Co-founders Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy utilize their backgrounds in fine arts to create Dinosaur Designs' unique swirled resin jewelry - they refer to it as mixing paint. These hoop earrings are handmade from lightweight silver and strung with a trio of marbled beads. Knot your hair at the nape of the neck to show them off.
Our creativity is still informed by our love of art, with curiosity and imagination at its core, explain Dinosaur Designs founders Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy - the duo met while studying the subject at school. These handmade drop earrings are strung with jade resin beads and gold-tone stones. Showcase yours with swept-back hair.
The resin beads of Dinosaur Designs' earrings are entirely hand-sculpted to create a dappled tortoiseshell finish. They're strung with smooth gold-tone bars and feel comfortably lightweight despite the statement size. Tie your hair back into a low bun to show them off.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Dinosaur Designs' gold-tone hoop earrings are centered with two disc charms that appear as though they are floating weightlessly. The resin beads are hand-sculpted to recreate the marbling of natural stones. Match the red, fuchsia and orange hues to your top.
Oversized earrings are a continuing trend for fall and we love the artistic, sculptural feel of Dinosaur Designs' versions. This gleaming gold-tone pair is handcrafted into discs that curve away from your ear for a graphic finish. Keep your hair loose to balance the exaggerated proportions.
Dinosaur Designs founders Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy are continually inspired by art and nature, which is why their pieces look so sculptural. This handmade 'Pebble' necklace is strung with a gold-tone stone suspended from slim wiring. It falls low on the décolletage, so be sure to show it off with plunging necklines and unbuttoned shirts.
Dinosaur Designs is followed by over 59k people on Instagram - it's understandable since each piece of jewelry looks like a miniature work of art. Designed by Louise Olsen, these 'Liquid Chain' earrings are made from gold-plated brass. They feel pleasingly lightweight when on.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. One look at Dinosaur Designs' earrings and you can tell they're the work of artisans. Intricately made by hand at Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy's studio, this pair is strung with freshwater pearls, offset with ivory resin and silver-plated beads. Styling this season is all about playing with proportions, so sweep your hair into a low bun or ponytail to balance the oversized shape.
Dinosaur Designs' 'Rainforest' collection plays on a combination of delicacy, boldness and strength. Inspired by the lush greens of the tropics, this 'Pebble 2' chain necklace is strung with a gold-filled wire and tipped with a polished stone and resin bead. We'll be wearing ours with plunging necklines.
Dinosaur Designs' hoop earrings are sculpted by hand from resin - the tortoiseshell finish is totally unique due to the brand's signature color-mixing technique. Sweep your hair into a relaxed bun to keep them in focus.
Informed by their fine arts background, Dinosaur Designs founders Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy craft jewelry like true sculptors - every piece passes through several hands in the process making each design slightly unique. These gold-plated wire hoop earrings are strung with three polished beads that are surprisingly lightweight.