One one One Interview with Rachel Brown

Rachel Brown is a new jewelry designer on the NY scene. She is supported by Donna Karan featuring her  line  at her Urban Zen store. Her items are also sold at The Plaza Hotel, PURE West Yoga, Bloomingdales trunk shows, the W Hotel in South Beach and Clyde’s on Madison Avenue in New York City!  Continue reading to learn [...]

One on One Interview with Chen Z Designs

White suede with gold plate charms

ChenZ Designs- is a fresh looking fashion jewelry company.  The jewelry designer, Chen Zucker, creates pieces made to both enhance your every day appearance as well as your evening event.  Continue reading to learn more about the designer and her designs.

When did you launch Chen Z. Designs?


Wear Your Emotions with Racquelle Bianco

Jewelry line Raquelle Bianco has just landed stateside and is fast becoming the newest cravable accessory collection for the holiday season.  The colorful bangles, oversized rings and Swarovski gemstone embellishments of the collection are so perfectly on trend that the new brand has already been picked up by 250 retailers across the country since its [...]

Urban Junk Jewelry

Urban Junk Jewelry

Urban Junk Jewelry are hand crafted jewels made from natural materials, vintage-recycled and semi-precious materials.  Each piece of UJJ designs are made to give you strength, courage, make you smile and live with passion!

I enjoyed pairing my Peace on Earth Mother of Pearl bracelets with various looks and stacking them [...]

TEICH Design Partners with Studio DuArte

Allison McGowan:Owner of TEICH

TEICH has partnered with jewelry line Studio DuArte. Designer Cristina Duarte Veronese is now permanently showcasing her stunning collection of  sterling silver and gold vermeil jewlery in the TEICH shop in the East Village on New York City.  Continue reading to learn more about this dynamic duo!

Why do you [...]

One on One Interview with Jewelry Designer Peggy Li

Your company took off when the costume designer for “Buffy, The Vampire Slayer” requested pieces for the show back in 2001.  Do you recall the piece you were wearing and what was going through your mind at the time?  I was wearing a floating crystal necklace (stretchy crystal bracelets were the rage at that time!). [...]

Fashion Night Out with Judith Ripka

The only way to describe Fashion Night Out is fun, it’s a mix of New Years and the holidays. Pop-up shops, fashionable boutiques and major department stores all take part in this fabulous affair.  It’s not just any ordinary shopping experience most stores offered music, cocktails, appetizers and most importantly discounted shopping!  Last night I [...]

One on One Interview with Christan Summers owner of I C U-In Paris

I C U In Paris is an amazing online boutique that highlights emerging international designers. Continue you reading to learn more about the store and the owner Christan Summers.

As a Boston native what inspired you to relocate to Paris?

Well, simply put – I love Europe. I fell in love with it [...]

One on One Interview with Nissa Wegienek

Nissa has been a guest designer of Gen Art at the InStyle Magazine show, has caught the eye of the Saks Corporations’ and has been featured in Women’s Wear Daily as “One to Watch.” I met Nissa and instantly gravitated towards her designs! Continue reading to learn more about her and her jewelry. 

When [...]

One on One with Chrys Ioannou

Through the faboulous world of social networking I met Chrys Ioannou. Below Chrys shares her passion for her company and jewelry.

How long have you been designing jewelry? I started designing jewelry in 2002.  My first foray into jewelry design was with sterling silver and semi precious stones. You describe your work as “a [...]