Designer Dana Kellin spent years working in the fashion and publishing industries before launching her eponymous collection of intricate, delicate and ultra-feminine jewelry. Dana’s jewelry, which she creates alongside her sister Elizabeth, includes an age-old wire wrapping technique reminiscent of Victorian filagree. The process is painstakingly precise, rendering the finished product exceptionally crafted and enduring. Striking a perfect balance of earthiness and glamour, Dana’s jewelry begs to be piled on and worn every day!
JA New York: 5 words that best describe your brand DNA?
Dana Kellin: Sexy, Feminine, Wearable, Intricate, Quality
JA New York: What’s your trade show uniform?
DK: Clean and simple with open necklines; all to show off our jewelry
JA New York: Go-to news source?
DK: Fashion: WWD, Everything else: NY Times
JA New York: Guilty pleasure?
DK: Watching Game of Thrones after the kids leave for school.
JA New York: Tech must-have?
DK: I absolutely love my Waterproof iPod shuffle. I strap on my snorkel, turn on my tunes and do laps. The sound is amazing underwater and it’s one of the best sensory experiences I can think of.
New York and Rome. Just went to Edinburgh for the first time and thought that was pretty cool.
Your most prized possession?
If you had a Super Power it would be….?
You mean if I could choose one or one that I possess?
If I could choose: To instill in humankind an awe and respect for nature and our planet.
One that I possess: I’m never out of ideas
You have a one-way ticket, you’re going…?
Any Greek island with my family
Won’t leave home without _____________
A notebook and a super fine marker. I sketch 24/7.
Dream celebrity client?
Charlize Theron because she exudes strength and sexuality at the same time.