I was able to catch up with Laetitia and ask her a little bit about her beautiful designs:
Give us a little background, how did you get into the scarf necklace Jewelry design?I was a buyer at Bergdorf Goodman for 5 years and I met a slew of young designers. I loved how creative they all were and wanted to get on the other side of the business.
Who do you envision wearing your designs? Do you take this into account when you are design the jewelry?Our pieces are designed for the creative customer who is looking to spruce up her wardrobe.
What are some new pieces you are working on?Chokers and evening pouches, not only ‘scarf necklaces'
What is your favorite piece in your own personal jewelry collection (photo please)?
Besides my ROARKEs, my wedding band
What are 5 pieces every woman should have in their jewelry collection?
A few scarf necklaces, a great pair of simple gold stud earrings and something from your grandmother’s jewelry box
What are your splurge/steal items for a jewelry wardrobe?Splurge - diamonds. Steal - a ROARKE scarf necklace that can be worn anywhere day to night
What’s your favorite travel destination?Most recent is Marrakech
What's your favorite restaurant in NYC?Il Buco
What’s your favorite store in NYC?
If you could see any woman wearing your beautiful designs, who would it be?
Michelle Obama and Kate Moss
Who are your favorite designers?Stella, pheobe and KarlName a style icon you admire.
If I wasn’t making jewelry I would be a travel photographer