Style with Elena

Creative Director Elena Kiam talks about jewelry, fashion and more!

Kick off summer in style this Memorial Day weekend

Kick off summer in style this Memorial Day weekend

I can hardly believe that it’s already Memorial Day! The spring has flown by, and now it’s “officially” summer. So many families and friends of ours have a tradition of spending this weekend by a pool or at the beach, and in the Kiam family we have a very special, very meaningful tradition as well.(…)

Say “yes” to a statement necklace at your wedding

Say “yes” to a statement necklace at your wedding

Wedding style has changed a lot since our mother’s era. Wearing white used to be a bridal requirement, but today a range of pale shades look beautiful and appropriate. And a bride’s jewelry is no longer restricted to a string of pearls or demure studs, either. Today, making a statement with your jewelry on the(…)

The CEO of Dress for Success reflects on her experience working with women, her biggest inspirations and more

The CEO of Dress for Success reflects on her experience working with women, her biggest inspirations and more

To celebrate Mother’s Day, our Creative Director Elena Kiam talks to Joi Gordon, the Chief Executive Officer of Dress for Success, whose ultimate mission is to help women—the majority of which happen to be mothers—reenter and succeed in the workforce. Here, Joi reflects on her work with the non-profit organization, the women she’s most inspired(…)

This season, it’s about good, old-fashioned, decadently rich fun

This season, it’s about good, old-fashioned, decadently rich fun

We’ve been looking forward to the arrival of the new movie version of The Great Gatsby, and we’ve been ahead of the curve when it comes to the gorgeous, Deco-era jewelry it’s inspired. Glamorous but easy to wear, they make statements that are never too much. Our Great Expectations and Mint Meltaway necklaces are just(…)

Our Ravinia earrings and necklace have a beautiful inspiration

Our Ravinia earrings and necklace have a beautiful inspiration

For as long as I can remember, my mother has had a beautiful cameo ring in her jewelry collection, handed down in her family for years. Just recently, we decided to figure out its age, and determined that it’s at least 133 years old. Isn’t that incredible? Now, I love it even more. There’s something(…)

The story behind the story of our Dapple bracelet

The story behind the story of our Dapple bracelet

A few years ago, Tory’s mother, Ellen, started a wonderful Kiam family tradition. Taking pearls from a necklace she had worn throughout her life, she had smaller necklaces fashioned, one for each of her five granddaughters. Isn’t that touching? Something usually reserved for a special occasion becomes something to wear every day, and three generations(…)

Dress for Success Something to Share Fundraiser

Dress for Success Something to Share Fundraiser

Dress for Success’ annual Something to Share Gala in New York City is always incredibly heartfelt and moving. Each year, Tory and I look forward to attending the Fundraiser to celebrate the outstanding work done by the organization and the achievements of their inspiring Success Ambassadors who have become successful, empowered professional women. At this year’s Gala, held on April 11,(…)

Fashion Expert Bobbie Thomas talks about her new book “The Power of Style,” the key to looking stylish and more!

Fashion Expert Bobbie Thomas talks about her new book “The Power of Style,” the key to looking stylish and more!

We’re super excited for Bobbie Thomas’ new book “The Power of Style”— a self-help style book that’s hitting store shelves April 23. Our Creative Director Elena Kiam chatted with Bobbie, our friend, fashion expert, NBC Today Show Style Correspondent and “professional girlfriend,” about everything from the relationship between style and confidence to jewelry and party(…)

Make a statement with your earrings

Make a statement with your earrings

I know you’ve heard me say so often how incredibly talented our lia sophia design team is, but they’re extremely busy, too, traveling all over the world seeking inspiration for our jewelry. Sometimes that inspiration comes from clothing design, nature or antique jewelry, but sometimes it’s from a completely unexpected source. Statement earrings are so important in(…)

The CEO of Dress for Success talks with Elena Kiam

The CEO of Dress for Success talks with Elena Kiam

Meet Joi Gordon, the Chief Executive Officer of Dress for Success, the non-profit organization that changes hundreds of thousands of women’s lives each year—and proudly, our partner. Here, our Creative Director Elena Kiam talks to Joi about everything from the partnership between lia sophia and Dress for Success to the organization’s annual Mother’s Day fundraising(…)