Night Fever, F & H Jewellery

F & H's new collection conjures up thoughts of the days of old disco glam, 'Studio 54' and Jade Jagger taking the stage naked on a white horse at Gerry Halls birthday... We chat to leading lady Sharona Harris all about it.

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We love the name of the new campaign “Night Fever”. Was touching on the 70’s part of your inspiration behind this range?

Yes absolutely, music is a huge inspiration for me and a big part of my life, so when designing this collection I had the vision of the decadent Studio 54 night life. However instead of trying to recreate vintage jewellery I just used a touch of this era, such as hammered metals, over-sized statement hoop earrings and the femme Venus symbol, to bring a little bit of the 70s into my modern designs.

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When conceptualising and designing what is it that gets your creativity flowing?

Always music. I notice a huge difference when I am in the office and forget to put music on, there is a such a void. Then when I realise and turn on the record player or radio, it’s such a release! (The C’est Chic album was a great source of inspiration for this campaign). Other than music I also research past era’s from the 60s through to the 90s with books, movies, photos etc. Inspiration can really come from anywhere.

You are and Australian company, with a very International feel – have personal travels played a part in creating/influencing your brand?

Yes definitely. F+H Jewellery isn’t your typical beach chic brand, even though I have lived along the east-coast all of my life I am definitely designing and marketing my brand to a global audience. I have spent a time in Japan (where my brother lives), South America, I have traveled through-out Asia, and recently I went exploring through Sri Lanka, and from every trip you pick up ideas, such as my last trip to Sri Lanka, with the beautiful Hindu jewellery… it was so inspiring.

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What’s next for F & H? do you wish to broaden your distribution OS?

Yes I am quite happy with the reach I now have in Australia, so my sites are set on the states! I organically have good sales from LA and New York, so it’s obvious my styles resonates with customers there. I am currently in the process of reaching our to showrooms in LA and potentially looking at trade shows for 2017. Very exciting times ahead.

You have a week away from the office to escape anywhere in the world – where will you go?

I want to go to Central America next…. Guatemala here I come.

See more of their newest collection HERE

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