Having formally studied at The University of Texas in Austin and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, Lisa “Lele” Sadoughi later developed her skills and aesthetic at jewelry making when she was commissioned to design for high profile-companies including Club Monaco, Banana Republic, Anthropologie, Neiman Marcus, and Tory Burch. After gaining recognition by launching the J. Crew jewelry division from 2006 to 2011, Lele Sadoughi débuted her eponymous collection in September of 2012. Lele Sadoughi jewelry has graced the pages of Vogue, ELLE, Harper’s BAZAAR, WSJ Magazine, The New York Times, and countless other esteemed print and online publications. Her designs have been worn by Jessica Alba, Olivia Palermo, Nicole Kidman, Naomi Campbell, and Jennifer Hudson. Geometric designs inspired by vintage trinkets and machinery are gold-plated and adorned with hand-cut crystals. Travel, art and architecture are her inspirations.