Kenneth Jay Lane
More than just a fashion designer, Kenneth Jay Lane is more of an icon in the fashion industry. He has been an innovative fashion jewelry designer for over 50 years, with clients including First Ladies, royalty & celebrities. Known as the "Master of Faking It", Kenneth Jay Lane continues to lead a remarkable career and friendship with the Duchess of Windsor; First Ladies Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Barbara Bush and Nancy Reagan; film greats Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, and Claudette Colbert; and many other famous women who have inspired him. Moreover, his pieces are now as sought-after and collectible as precious gems, with vintage pieces selling at Christies and Sothebys.
Fast-forward to today and his name has become more internationally recognized than ever. His designs have been worn by such fashionistas as: Madonna, Sarah Jessica Parker, Lady Gaga, and Cheryl Cole. However you choose to dress with them now, they will be equally wearable in seasons to come. As Lane himself says, “I like to create jewelry that can be worn any time of the year, by any woman. Glamour is all year round.”
Kenneth Jay Lane's standout costume jewelry is made in the USA using resin, glass simulated pearls, and brilliant beads designed to mimic precious gems. His pieces are often dramatic and bear his wonderfully unique styling. You can often spot Kenneth Jay Lane pieces by their wow factor.