• A Multiple-Karat Antidote

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    Diamonds and girls may be BFFs, but now there’s a new player in the posse who totally fits right in. Meet Campbell Collections.

    Former model/actress Michell Campbell Mason launched the line to materialize her hobby of sketching jewelry in between takes. Now her designs are brought to life by an Argentinian artisan in Los Angeles, and produced both there and in Manhattan.

    The clean, symmetrical pieces are effortless to wear day or night, and subtly offset ornate diamonds and baubles, like those Mason inherited from her grandmother. Of course Vogue is all over it. 

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    The Inspiration: The Hills are Alive

    Mason sites “the mix of crazy architecture and nature” in her past Laurel Canyon (Hollywood Hills) residence as a great stimulus for her fall line. “From the structures themselves, to fences, to plants, everything had an influence,” she says.

    And her interpretations are spot on. In the Floating Stacker ring, we can practically see the cantilevers of R.M. Schindler's Fitzpatrick-Leland House (pictured above); the angles of Val Powelson's Sunbow House come alive in the Deep V ring; the Floating Cuff reminds us of the undulating curves of Frank Gehry's Getty Museum.