Carolyn Rafaelian has built Alex and Ani from a side business to a fully-fledged powerhouse, but is all that glitters really gold?
It’s early afternoon on a Thursday at the headquarters of Alex and Ani, and the scene in CEO Carolyn Rafaelian’s office feels more junior-high slumber party than corporate strategy session. Five women crowd around a black stone desk embedded with protective crystals to talk about the ways—myriad, it turns out—one ... More
At Misahara’s new Porto Montenegro boutique, the luxury jeweler unveiled an ecologically responsible aquarium from Lung and will display a one-of-a-kind Coral ring throughout the summer to honor the beauty of the Adriatic Sea
How you can borrow from some of NYC's best closets
Just like Uber and Airbnb have become the go-to services for sharing rides and lodging, fashionistas around the country are using the Style Lend app and website to share designer dresses, handbags, jewelry and more for events, parties or just a regular Tuesday. Founder Lona Duncan began the site in ... More
Decluttering king Justin Klosky, Founder and Creative Director of the O.C.D. Experience, shares his expertise
What’s the point of amassing an incredible collection of jewelry if it’s jumbled away in a seemingly bottomless drawer, inevitably all knotted together in one (elegant) ball of gems? Here, we give you the tools to keep your sparklers organized and in perfect condition.
As always, we begin with ... More
Jennie Kwon quit corporate law to start her business
Jennie Kwon knows how to create gorgeous minimalist jewelry, but she hasn’t always been a designer. Feeling creatively drained by the corporate law world three years ago, she took a three-week metalsmithing course on a whim. It felt like a natural fit, so Kwon decided to start her own ... More