Model/<i>Top Chef</i> host/author/polymath Padma Lakshmi is <i>also</i> a jewelry designer. Lakshmi's delicate, edgy Padma collection of fringe earrings, multi-layered necklaces, cluster rings and striking cuffs delivers bursts of exotic Indian style tempered by organic, subtle finishes. Padma is inspired by the female form as well as the food and spices Lakshmi so loves, such as lentils, cardamom pods, and cloves. Many designs are cast in gold and silver, with precious stones peppered throughout in colorful counterpoint.
Is there anything this model-turned-TV host-turned author can't do? Perhaps, but when it comes to jewelry, Padma Lakshmi nails it. Inspired by the female form, this namesake line is bursting with delicate details and exotic shapes. Snap up our favorites — the shoulder-grazing fringe earrings, the delicate gold cuffs, and the multi-color stone cluster rings — before we beat you to it!