It's not unusual for people who have long been exposed to the fashion industry to cultivate a creative sensibility of their own, and express it in a craft of their own choosing. For model Girlie Benitez, the outlet is jewellery.
We have a chat with the model-turned-jewelry designer about her bijoux business, while she shows us two very distinct design aesthetics: edgy rock 'n roll for Punk Rocks, her skull-themed collection, and quirky femininity for her Spring/Summer 2011 lineup. Read on to find out what she has to say.
Click on the photo gallery to view her Punk Rocks collection.