Having designed jewellery for her own use for years, Benedikte Bruknapp decided in 2011 to put through a small collection to a couple of shops in her hometown of Lørenskog just east of Oslo. Then as now, the collection reflected her love for colourful gemstones and vintage glam. “I just love the combination of gold and pale, beautiful colours. It is very important to me that the combination of gold, stones and glass is just right to bring out the lovely feeling of vintage glam,” says the designer. “I’ve always loved the vintage look – ever since I was a kid and trawled through my grandmother’s wardrobe; she was a real lady and had lots of wonderful things, fancy dresses and old jewellery.”