three women standing in front of a painting: one wearing a black blazer, one wearing a sleeveless blue dress and one wearing a printed silk top. All with brown hair

Interview with jewelry brand & jewelry consulting firm founder, Tracy Matthews Were you or someone important to you negatively affected by The Great Recession? Probably so, not many made it through those years unscathed. Our guest this week, Tracy Matthews, tells TSTBU how she built a highly successful jewelry design company, had to declare bankruptcy […]

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Three women sitting behind a table: one wearing a black top, one wearing a gold & black printed sleeveless top and the last wearing a navy turtleneck sweater: all have brown hair

Storied nightclub leads to jewelry brand Have you heard of the jewelry brand, Prounis? If you have not, you will learn all about this extraordinary brand that we have fallen hard for, as well as get to know the woman behind the brand! Where does Jean Prounis look to find inspiration for her 22 carat designs? You can […]

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Two women standing in front of a jewelry display & a mannequin: one wearing a printed top & white jeans, the other wearing an all-black look - they both have brown hair

Industry interview with jewelry designer Monica Sordo on switching careers and starting her own brand Monica Sordo is a Latin American jewelry designer who has an eponymous brand. She grew up in Venezuela and is inspired by architecture. Monica was previously an editor at Marie Claire Spain and worked in PR at Christian Louboutin. She […]

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Interview with founder of MATEO New York This week, Delia sits down with Matthew “Mateo” Harris of MATEO New York who has a lifestyle brand featuring jewelry, handbags, candles and perfume. We discuss what it was like growing up in Jamaica, how his dreams came true. What going through the CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund was […]

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