Eugenie Niarchos of Venyx captures the unique skin and texture of the crocodile, alligator, turtle and other scaled creatures in her instantly recognisable ‘Reptilia’ collection. Their undulating armour-like forms appear here as distinctive, otherworldly textures on rings, necklaces and earrings. Gold is encrusted with diamonds and precious gems that interact with light, adding texture and a dimension of colour on the surface of each piece.
As this also happens to be her launch collection, ‘Reptilia’ also helped laid the foundation for her fictitious ‘Venyx World’. To her, it’s a science fiction-inspired planet full of the brightest, psychedelic colours, a place where fantasy animals with a passing resemblance to crocodiles, alligators and the like, roam.