5 minutes with... Giles & Brother designer, Philip Crangi!

October 10
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I hope you’ve been enjoying the 5 minute interview editions! Today, we have one of my favorite jewelry brand designer, Philip Crangi of Giles & Brother. Find out what inspires his designers, his jewelry style tips & what he thinks about Fashion blogs…

-Hi Philip! How did Giles and Brother begin?
Giles is my sister & business partner’s nickname, when we decided to do a diffusion line, we named it after her.

-What inspires you?
I am inspired by so much; travel, books, movies. The world inspires me…

 -Who is the Giles and Brother girl?
The Giles woman comes to us to add interest to her look, she appreciates the unexpected elements we combine.

-A tip on how to style jewelry for Myfashdiary readers?
Jewelry is the most personal thing we wear, it should be worn liberally – mixed and worn often.

-What are your thoughts on blogs – do you read any?
Blogs have really democratized the press, I think they are amazing. I follow a whole slew of blogs regularly.,,

-Myfashdiary is based between London and Dubai – Have you been to the Middle East, any plans?
I’ve never been, but would love to go as I find travel so inspiring!

Shop my picks:

Giles & Brother Nara Tiered Pave Earrings

FREE SHIPPING at These gold-plated dangle earrings feature rhinestone-pavé crystals and nested petal details. Post closure. * 2.25″ (5.5 cm) long. * Imported. – Bright Gold

Giles & Brother Trove Ring Necklace

FREE SHIPPING at This multi-strand chain necklace features a rhodium-plated chain, a gold-plated curb-chain, and 2 rhinestone chains. Assorted rhodium- and gold-plated ring pendants. Pavé rhinestones at large rings. Ring clasp. * 16.5″ (42 cm) long. * Imported. – Gold/Rhodium/Rhinestone

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