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Karen Walker Opens Britomart Playpark Store and Drops Dreamy Nautical Jewellery Collection

Nautical whimsy and seafaring adventure are at play in Karen Walker’s latest jewellery collection.

The Navigator Collection celebrates “all things nautical and sea-going” with a series of delicate pendants, signet rings and voyager earrings.

The iconic Runaway Girl is reimagined in delightful seafaring designs, swapping out her bag for a nautical burgee and donning a sailor’s cap and Plimsoll shoes.

“I grew up on the water and I wanted this collection to reflect that sense of tradition and romance that boating life always evokes for me,” says Walker.

Alongside the launch of the jewellery collection, Karen Walker’s Britomart concept store Playpark opens its doors this Friday 16 October.

Located on the ground floor of the beautiful Hotel Britomart, Playpark showcases the designer’s latest collections, curated edits of cult classics, special collaborations and exclusive pieces from Karen’s favourite brands, such as Levi’s, Veja and Lacoste.

The Navigator arrives on 14 October in stores and on karenwalker.com and Playpark Britomart opens 16 October.

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The Miracle Worker

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