Hang on, sorry, I didn’t quite catch that-?
Sorry Nic*, you heard right: bees. This post is all about them. Sit back, relax, stick your paw in a jar of honey and read on.
From Bronze Age Crete to industrial era Manchester, bees have long had a place in myth, idiom and art. Symbolising diligence, community, female leadership and sweet rewards, these insects are now the focus of Karolina Laskowka’s latest collection, Miód. Featuring honeycomb-like hexagonal black cotton bobbinet tulle and cute bee charms, the collection comprises harness pants, a bralette, a harness and choker. I have a feeling the relatively wallet-friendly choker will prove particularly popular! It’s available to pre-order at the links below, while the rest of the collection is coming soon. What I especially love about these designs (other than the cute lil fluffy earth-aliens & an excuse to roll out some classic gifs) is the otherwise simple, unfussy, minimalist style of the black tulle and straps. These pieces can easily be femmed-up or… whatever the opposite is, to fit with your own look. Each is definitely a statement piece on its own, but if you want to go all out matchy-matchy buzzy-buzzy, I’ve teamed them up here with a few more bee-themed accessories that have caught my eye lately (though personally, as an archaeologist, I’ve got my eye on a replica of the gold Minoan pendant pictured above).
1, 2, 3. Karolina Laskowska Miód knickers, choker (also available at everyone’s fave queer online store Bluestockings Boutique) & harness
4. Beyond Skin vegan suede bumble bee slippers
5, 6. Rachel Pfeffer honeycomb oxidized black silver knuckle ring & gold fill earrings