The intriguing name of the label is a combination of the sisters’ middle names, Annette and Alejandra. Design is very much in Phoebe and Annette’s genes. Their father, Luis Stephens, is an artist, and they cite their artistic grandmother, Annette Nancarrow, as a constant source of inspiration. Nancarrow was a painter, sculptor and jewelry designer who lived in Mexico during the 1930s and 40s and was close friends with Frida Kahlo and other movers and shakers of the avant-garde movement. Here are some pieces to pique your interest:
Architectural: two tone triangular necklace
Click here to see their guest edited shopping page channeling what the hostess with the mostess should be wearing while entertaining. The fabulous black and white photograph of the girls on the homepage and dotted across the site is by Tim Hout.
Thank you to The Lanesborough in London for hosting our interview; lanesborough.com