Kimberly McDonald prides herself on incorporating nature into her fine jewelry designs, and now she’s giving back to it.
The Manhattan-based designer has begun an initiative to help animals on the endangered species list. This month, she launched the Ursus Maritimus Collection — earrings, pendants, rings and the like that incorporates her signature geodes with diamonds to help raise awareness for polar bears. Ursus Maritimus is the Latin name for the animal.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"