The Accessories Council connects two long time friends, Judith Price, the founder and President of The National Jewelry Institute and iconic Jewelry Designer, Kenneth Jay Lane.
They will discuss Kenneth's long and successful career as one of the foremost Fashion Jewelry Designers, look at how women of style have incorporated jewelry over the years—who had it, who didn't and how those women influenced the sale of fashion and accessories. Expect colorful stories and photos of the past and their thoughts on today’s fashion influencers. Moderated by Karen Giberson, President of the Accessories Council.
Tickets: $27 / $10 with Student ID
Michigan-born Kenneth Jay Lane graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1954. His fabulous costume jewelry has caught the eye of the world's most glamorous women for over four decades, including Jackie Onassis, Elizabeth Taylor, Diana Vreeland and Audrey Hepburn. His designs have been worn recently by such fashionistas: The Hilton sisters, Madonna, Sarah Jessica Parker, Britney Spears and Nicole Kidman. Moreover, his pieces are now sought-after and collectible as precious gems, with vintage pieces selling at Christies and Sotheby’s.
Judy Price, founder of AVENUE Magazine is also founder and President of the National Jewelry Institute, the country's first fine jewelry museum. Ms. Price is the author of Executive Style (Simon & Schuster), Masterpieces of American Jewelry (Running Press), Bijoux des Stars (Paris Musees); Masterpieces of French Jewelry (Running Press); Masterpieces of Ancient Jewelry: Exquisite Objects from the Cradle of Civilization (Running Press); LEST WE FORGET: Masterpieces in Patriotic Jewelry and Military Decorations (Taylor Trade of Rowman and Littlefield.)
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