Can’t Make It to London for the “Glamour of Italian Fashion” Exhibit? Browse the Museum-Worthy Jewels Right Now on Net-a-Porter

More news for art, culture, and fashion lovers out there—especially those of you who like to indulge in some sophisticated retail therapy once in a while. Option one: You could jet on over to London’sV&A museum to check out the “Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 to 2014″ exhibit,” which is a droolworthy deep dive into seven decades of Italian fashion (think Dolce & GabbanaMissoniGucci,PradaVersace, and more). Option two: You could stay at your desk and click on over to Net-a-Porter to browse the sumptuous jewelry collaboration created in celebration of the exhibition.

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Dolce & Gabbana x V&A gold-plated, resin, and macramé lace clip earrings

The 22-piece collab features rings, necklaces, cuffs, bracelets, and earrings specially designed by Marni, Dolce & Gabbana, Missoni, Etro, and Moschino. The stunners all feature the Italian designers’ signature details—like Missoni’s colorful weaving patterns and Dolce & Gabbana’s opulent, red-carpet-ready flair. And unlike visiting treasures in a museum, you can actually take these art-y, investment pieces home with you, with pricing running from $250 to $885. Plus, 10 percent of sales will be donated to the V&A Museum.

Here’s a quick teaser:

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Missoni x V&A double-strand woven necklace and bracelet

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Etro x V&A gold-tone agate necklace and clip earrings

The V&A Italian Fashion Jewelry Collection is available on net-a-porter.com and vandashop.com.

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April 4, 2014. April.

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