Sarah Gittoes is the founder of cult Australian jewellery Brand Sarah and Sebastian. Interpreting the visual arts and design, Sarah & Sebastian is synonymous with contemporary silhouettes, unique details and understated luxury.
Since its inception, Sarah & Sebastian has amassed a keen following among press, buyers and their loyal clientele. The brand is regularly featured in leading publications such as VOGUE, Harper’s BAZAAR and ELLE, plus boasts an impressive stockist list that includes prominent international boutique Colette (Paris), Net-A-Porter as well as Australian stores HARROLD’S, Incu and David Jones.
As fellow lover of things that sparkle, Sarah is our Emperor Muse for the month of December.
If you were a jewel which one would you be, and why?
A blue sapphire; I am always drawn to blue sapphires when I design jewellery because I find the hues of this stone to be mesmerising.
Who is your style icon?
Share your favourite champagne memory with me?
My most recent birthday when my partner surprised me with a bottle of champagne and a picnic blanket. We climbed over a fence and to a secluded rock shelf, drank champagne and watched the sunset over the ocean.
Can you tell me about a food and champagne experience which blew your mind?
My sister and I were dining at the Park Hyatt Tokyo (from Lost in Translation) and ordered a small portion of caviar thinking it was $20 - but it was actually $200! There was no going back, so we deciding to make a night of and splurged on expensive champagne to top it off.
What are three words that people who know you, would use to describe you?
What is a piece of advice you would leave your younger self?
Never stop learning.
What is your favorite champagne?
Veuve Clicquot Vintage Rosé.