Historically, being fashionable was about perfect coordination, and following trends. While trends still mandate current fashion, there is now more importance placed on self-expression and individuality.
Jan-Maree Oliveira explores the aesthetics behind mixing and matching in Identities, a collection of interchangeable earrings. Individuals can combine pieces and explore a wide variety of trends and styles through the unification of seemingly dissimilar elements. Through mixing, matching, and clashing, individuals can express themselves and their style in a versatile, bold and distinctive manner.