The Fifties were, in many ways, the era of the new cool. A new type of music called rock and roll emerged and was in the process of causing a youth revolution. At the same time, other forms of music were firmly entrenched, including jazz and folk. Would these disparate genres ever come together? A young man named Walden Robert Cassotto accepted that challenge and became Bobby Darin, the epitome of 1950s cool. Ever energetic and committed to his dream of stardom, Darin went from the Bronx to the Copacabana and the biggest casinos of Las Vegas. At only twenty-three years old, he became the youngest performer to headline a Vegas showroom by performing at The Sands. Inspired by Bobby Darin himself and particularly his song “Beyond the Sea,” the Golden Sands incorporate quartzes and aquamarine in soft beach tones in a vintage-inspired design reminiscent of the draped décor that would have graced a 1950s casino. Orli says, “Seriously, who else could have written a song about taking a bath within an hour and turned it into a single that sold upwards of a million copies?”
Green quartz, lemon quartz, aquamarine, 14-karat gold-filled
The next time you prepare for a formal event and feel yourself lapsing into your formal routine, just stop, because you have the right to remain stylish. Being formal doesn’t mean being tiresome or usual. Orli is refining fine by re-finding and redefining it. For Refinery, Orli has created pieces worthy of the black tie with her typical twist of interesting. She has taken the concepts of formal and fine and remixed them for a sleeker, more elegant, and more striking result. Remix and re-find your formal style.