Spotlight on a designer: Emma Aitchison

Describe your jewellery aesthetic to us.

Contemporary, sustainable and timeless.

What can you see from your studio window? 

Stratford Olympic Park, lots of graffiti and a sky line of cranes.

What inspired your last design? 


Who is your style icon? 

I change my style so it's hard to say. I do love Vivienne Westwood - her punk style, and her care and passion for raising awareness about climate change.

What’s your favourite place to go on holiday? 

I love anywhere near the sea!

What’s your favourite concert of all time? 

Wow that's a hard one - I used to work at festivals so I have seen many a concert! I really enjoyed seeing Gil Scott-Heron at WOMAD festival, that is definitely in my top 10.

What’s your favourite film of all time? 

There are far too many, it totally depends on the way I feel that day!

What’s your favourite drink? 

Rum and ginger beer.

What’s your desert island dinner? 

My mums roast dinner.

Where’s your perfect place to shop? 

Independent boutiques and markets; local, unusual and hidden shops always have the best items.