Alson Chats with Ippolita

Ippolita

“I love the idea of women buying jewelry for themselves. It’s wonderful to have witnessed a confidence revolution: the modern woman waits for no one, she buys jewelry for herself.” ~ Ippolita Rostagno

Mark you calendar for our Ippolita Trunk Show, Saturday, October 7 from 10am-5pm.  Ippolita is known for creating beautiful handcrafted fine jewelry that is modern, timeless and effortlessly chic.  Her designs in gold, silver and rose gold are stunners!  Read on and get to know the woman behind the beautiful designs.

Where are you from?  I was born in Florence, Italy

What piece of jewelry do you wear everyday?  A stack of 19 gold and diamond bangles.

Ippoliat Gold Bangles

What inspires your designs?  Everything – the world is an endless inspiration for me – from great art, to nature, to the women I see on the subway.

Who is your style icon?  My mom and my daughter – they are the perfect blend of classic & timeless and fun & fresh.

Favorite spot in Italy?  My father’s home in Tuscany.

Ippolita

Best meal and where?  Fennel Risotto at home in my Brooklyn kitchen.

What was your first job?  Picking grapes at a vineyard in Florence.

Red or white wine?  Prosecco, please.

Ippolita Rings

What is your most cherished piece of jewelry?  My charm necklace.

What was your favorite piece of jewelry when you were a teenager?  A little gold ring that was made for me by the man who would one day marry my sister.

Ippolita

If you could have a super power, what would it be?  To be in two places at the same time.

 For more designs by Ippolita, checkout our website and Pinterest page.  We’re very social, so be sure to join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

~Photo at top of page courtesy of Ippolita.

 

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