Beauty, if poets and philosophers are to be
believed, isn’t found in perfection. It’s
defined by the deviations it creates
from the streamlined. Beauty
is raw, real, and unapologetic. This is why
beauty should always
catch your attention and construct possibilities.
In times when concepts are overwrought,
beauty should excite. There’s
a certain irrelevance it
that wakes us up from the
usual. Beauty inspires through the
way it challenges the accepted.
The details in “Skewed” are
a bit off-kilter and a little left of center
by no accident. Ria Prieto
draws from experience as an editor, stylist,
and creative consultant with these pieces that
disrupt the norm. Every
earring, pin, ring, and necklace is meant to
see the brilliance of going
outside the lines.
mismatched earrings, and how
pearls aren’t where they are supposed to be,
the collection is all about how
jewelry plays around with beauty. "Skewed”
is about mixing it
way and imbibes that sense of whimsy. After
all, beauty is a provocation.