Fall Designer Watch: J & Flo Jewelry Company

 

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This lovely lady, Nailah Ricco, was featured a year ago for her Happy People Products and since then she has evolved as a jewelry designer and to feed her creative spirit she’s created a line called the J&Flo Jewelry Company. Named after her aunt and best friend/cousin whom have traveled around the world, J&Flo represents their international fashion flair.  This New York native and New Orleans resident recently introduced a fall collection that is heavily infused with African inspiration and creations from the Philippines.

Here are a few of my favorite fall picks in the J&Flo collection:

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 “I spend a lot of time studying past trade systems of the continent and expressions of cultural fashion and then identify suppliers to help me create my vision in a contemporary way. “

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“I like the technique because I support other small businesses (suppliers) in their own handmade creations (found shells, found glass, bead creation, etc) and then take it to another level with my own talents.”

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“I am also thoroughly moved by the meticulous bead creation coming out of the Philippines and the brass work coming out of Nepal. I get a lot of materials and inspiration from those places. “

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 You can check out more of J&Flo here. If you are local to New Orleans, make sure you follower her on Twitter for updates on her trunk shows in October :)

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One response to “Fall Designer Watch: J & Flo Jewelry Company

  1. dwillwrite

    Talented young lady.

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