Laruicci – Photo Feature

This is a photo feature on designer Lauren Ruicci. Laruicci jewelry pieces are presented here with garments from Veda and footwear from Ash and Jean Michel Cazabat.

story and styling by Seth Friedermann
photos by Ned and Aya Rosen
hair styling by Hitomi Mura
model is Liliana Camba from RE:QUEST

Lauren Ruicci’s jewelery is designed to help its wearer. It is not meant to be simply adornment, but more an enhancement. The suburbia and golf courses of her native Farmington Hills, Michigan, outside of Detroit, certainly seems a poor fit for the bold and brash artist that Ms. Ruicci has become. However, the more time you spend with her, the more you realize that there is a gentleness and an almost reluctance about her, that seems more in line with her roots. She seems almost embarrassed by all the attention and celebrity that her designs have brought her. This is really the key to understanding Lauren as a designer; she believes in the power of jewelry to be a positive transformational force. Continue reading “Laruicci – Photo Feature”