My grandma Lilly was perfectly imperfect and carried a world of layers and stories, which I never truly had an opportunity to uncover. Through stories, I’ve learned that she was a force— one that loved against all odds. I designed the Lilly ring in her honor, because I remember what she represented, acceptance, deep respect, and fearlessness. My mom wore a ring everyday that was passed down by her mother, Lilly. I remember always wanting to wear that beautiful gold ring with a bold red garnet stone. Today, I realize we collect items often because we are attached to the memorialization of a specific person, place, or time even before the aesthetic. The Lily ring I’ve designed is a tale of endearment for my mom, and thus her mom. Anyone who chooses to make their own, or purchase a particular color is providing new life to this stylish display of affection.
We had the amazing opportunity to collaborate with MASTERED x Patti Wilson, Vogue Italia's Stylist-at-Large. The task was to 'Say Something' in the shoot. Well, that's easy-- we do that anyways. Here's the story we came up with: CONCEPT: OVERVIEW “Woman...Continue reading