We’re big fans of the jewelry line, The 2 Bandits, here, and are so excited to see their new Holiday 2014 collection, Under African Skies. Shot by Lyall Coburn and featuring model Jessica Buchanan, the 70’s-inspired Holiday 2014 lookbook combines the brand’s signature bohemian charm with modern edge. Check it out and shop the collection today!
Founder of Annachich Jewelry, Becky Johnson is a graphic designer turned jewelry designer, based in San Francisco, CA. After studying at the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts and interning under Master Goldsmith, Alan Revere, Becky launched Annachich Jewelry as a natural extension of the graphic design work she fondly created, and emphasizes architectural ornamentation. Using fine jewelry production practices, Becky creates fashion jewelry that is affordable and well crafted. Find out what her current obsessions are! READ MORE
If you weren’t already familiar with The 2 Bandits, get ready. The San Francisco-based line by designer Tamar Wilder uses gorgeous geometric shapes with a Southwestern boho influence. Today, the line launches its Spring 2014 collection, inspired by the Northern Lights (it’s a natural electrical phenomenon that features streamers of reddish or greenish light in the sky). “Many cultures believe that the Northern Lights are the appearance of “dancing souls”–Mother Nature at its raddest. I wanted to capture that in a way that could be enjoyed every day, from every angle,” explains Wider
Shot by photographer Jason Lee Parry in Silverlake, take a peek at their Spring 2014 lookbook above – a mix of its signature look with shots of mystical inspiration – or view the entire lookbook on their website!
Concert violinist, entertainment lawyer, mother of twins, fine jewelry designer, our current girl crush–Jennie Kwon has worn many hats throughout her career as an artist and businesswoman. Before founding Jennie Kwon Designs, this LA-based jeweler spent years as a classical violinist, performing at prestigious arenas such as Carnegie Hall as Aspen Music Festival. Nearing the heights of her musical career, she walked away on an impulse to pursue something different and moved into corporate and entertainment law. After several years as an attorney, Jennie gave birth to her twin boy and girl. Their perfect innocence and beauty sparked a rebirth of creativity and from there Jennie Kwon Designs was born. She is known for delicate layering pieces–and we especially love her stackable rings. Find out what this talented designer is currently obsessing over–and how this busy new mom stays so chic. READ MORE
If you’re looking for unique, artisan jewelry with an industrial twist this holiday season, look no further than Los Angeles native Jelena Nik’s collection, Nik Stone. I’ve been racking up compliments with her Nailed It Rings this season (pictured), which layer well for a delicate-yet-dangerous rocker vibe.
The unisex collection of sterling silver pieces are definitely eye-catching, featuring rings, bracelets, earrings and necklaces themed around nails, wrenches, hammers and nuts. Embedded within each piece are small signature black diamonds, a symbol of strength. READ MORE
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