Founded and helmed by Ada Y. Zhao, Curated Crowd is a brand new online platform merging crowdfunding and e-commerce, dedicated to help emerging designers raise funds and successfully launch their brands. This is possible through their newly introduced designer-patron model.
Oyuna launched offering home and accessories collections, organically evolved to include womenswear, in 2009, and accessories collections, in 2013.
Milli Maier started developing the concept of precious hair jewelry in 2012. Being herself long-haired, she had always felt that the ritual of setting hair up could be much more significant and full of mythic grandeur than it has been to date, regardless of gender-specific traditions.
A former fashion editor and gold-jewelry enthusiast, Swiss-born Paris-based Mélanie Nydegger created her personal jewelry label Eikosi Dyo in 2012, combining the methods of traditional Grecian jewelry-making with a contemporary, minimalist aesthetic.