Friday, May 23, 2008

Mood Yndigo... Yndigo Designs

Name: Kim Lyons
Store name: Yndigo Designs
Website/online presence:

A look behind the scenes:
Kim Lyons of Yndigo Designs, has been designing and handcrafting jewelry for 9 years. In that time she has taken what started out as a hobby and turned it into an award-winning line of one-of-a-kind and limited edition jewelry and accessories. Kim's design style is a fusion of ethnic and contemporary elements resulting in "ethno-chic" works of art. Inspired by geometric shapes, music, and all things cultural, she creates pieces that have a distinct identity and enhance a woman's individual style.

Kim was awarded Best Indie Women's Accessory (Jewelry) at the 2003 Indie Fashion Awards in New York, and nominated for the Fashion Group Internationale's 8th Annual Rising Star Awards, Accessories (2006). Her work has been seen in various venues such as dc Fashion Week®, The Baltimore Sun, Black Elegance magazine, and Consciousness magazine.

Born and raised in Washington, DC, Kim got her artistic start writing and performing poetry throughout the DC Metropolitan Area at various jazz poetry sets and on the radio. This self-taught designer is also an avid supporter of the arts and strong believer in giving back to the community. She has taught several jewelry-making, art, and entrepreneurial workshops to inner city children at summer camps and Saturday art programs. She is a past president of the D.C. Chapter of The National Association of Fashion & Accessory Designers, a non-profit organization of professionals and hobbyists representing all areas of the fashion, apparel, and accessories industries.

Kim is offering a free gift with every purchase thru May 30th from her website, Yndigo Designs. As a bonus for Style Conspiracy readers, Kim is offering 15% off, just enter code "conspiracy" at check-out thru May 30th as well.

1 comment:

Boutique Mix Fashion said...

stunning pieces.