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Carolee vintage costume jewelry

Carolee vintage costume jewelry

A boy with a dog figural brooch. Jewelry alloy, emeral blue tone enamel, metal. 1970s. Carolee vintage costume jewelry

Carolee vintage costume jewelry
Lovers of costume jewelry will not confuse jewelry of this brand, even unmarked, with other brands. Especially the series of enameled brooches of extraordinary little men. However, the Carolee assortment is diverse and includes rings, earrings, necklaces, bracelets, charms and exquisite costume jewelry.
An architect by training, Carolee Friedlander founded the popular jewelry brand Carolee in 1972. According to Friedlander, she started her business on the kitchen table, creating a necklace of various beads and crystals. First of all, she wanted to create such jewelry and accessories that would force women not only to buy them, but also to collect. Fortunately, she succeeded in it. Carole Friedlander’s high-quality, women-oriented marketing quickly became her competitive advantage and distinguished ‘Carolee’ from other jewelery manufacturers in the US market.
The jewelry brand Carolee still exists today, producing jewelry in many countries, including the USA, China, Korea and the UK. The best department stores in the world, including the Moscow Central Department Store sell Carolee jewelry. They say, Michelle Obama and other famous ladies prefer the jewelry of this brand. Among them – Brooke Shields, Liv Tyler, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Simpson, Cameron Diaz, Jessica Alba, Pamela Anderson, Caroline Beckham, Eva Mendez, and Penelope Cruz.

Carolee vintage costume jewelry

Large 7 cm Lily Flower vintage brooch. Jewelry alloy, crystals, aurora borealis, Swarovski crystals. Carolee vintage costume jewelry

In fact, the first Carolee store opened in Bloomingdales (New York) in 1989. Then, Six years later, in 1995, Carolee launched a joint collection with Ralph Lauren. And next year, she creates the iconic collection of Jewelry Inspired by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Thanks to the incredible “fashionable” flair and the ability to quickly make risky decisions, the company becomes the first to sell its products through the online store. Noteworthy, for the first two hours, they earned half a million dollars!

Also, Carolee is one of the first to start regularly deducting part of the profits to charitable funds. Becoming a role model and wanting to share the recipe for their own success, the designer collaborates with various women’s organizations that raise awareness and create opportunities for women in the business world.

In 2001, the “Retail Brand Alliance”, which owns the oldest men’s clothing brand in the USA, Brooks Brothers, bought Carolee company.

Carolee vintage costume jewelry

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