What’s behind the body bling renaissance?
11 Jul 2024
What’s behind the body bling renaissance?

Body jewellery is witnessing a renaissance driven by self-expression, nostalgia, and social media influence. Brands are tapping into cultural heritage and personalisation to meet these desires, reflecting changing attitudes towards body adornment and a quest for authenticity in a digital age.

Yenia Hernández Fonseca

Yenia Hernández Fonseca is a fashion writer, personal shopper, and visual presentation designer with over a decade of experience working with globally recognised designers, high-end speciality stores, and premium service companies in the international luxury space. Fonseca is also the founder of @RockFashionHistory, a fashion studies Instagram account that explores the relationship between fashion and identity in rock and roll culture.

Natasha Faith

Natasha Faith is the chief operating officer at Marco Dal Maso. Named in the Top 50 Inspirational Women by WIE (Women In Enterprise), Faith has a distinguished career highlighted by her former role on the Government’s General Youth Committee, overseeing enterprise and business policies. She has been featured in the ‘Power List’ magazine as one of the UK’s Most Influential People in Business (2012, 2014, and 2015).

Meehika Barua

Meehika Barua is a freelance journalist covering lifestyle, social issues and culture. She has written for Vogue, Cosmopolitan, The Guardian, The Washington Post, Tatler, The Spectator, Glamour, Business Insider, Elle, The Independent, Allure, Al Jazeera, Harper's Bazaar, Grazia, among other publications. She has been nominated for various awards such as the Journalist of the Year award for Asian Media and The Rising Stars Global Award for achievement. She won the Journalism Now Scholar competition by Thomson Reuters in 2018.