Check out this profile and interview of Katie Dean on Racked LA. You can purchase her wonderful jewelry creations at Yolk!
Katie Dean believes that the careers we are destined to have can be realized as early as childhood, and that they can be achieved with good old fashioned hard work and a bit of encouragement. And after learning about this young entrepreneur’s path to success, she’s making a great case for that theory.
Though the Lansing, Michigan native—who now has an eponymous jewelry line—had always enjoyed art and had begun college for sculpture and ceramics, Dean took a departure from personal creative endeavors following her move to Los Angeles at age 18. After working a string of jobs that included personal chef, nanny, and finally stylist’s assistant, she found herself desperately seeking her own outlet. Katie Dean Jewelry began after the designer made a few beaded pieces for herself and had people inquiring about buying them, and now it’s a full-fledged line of affordable, trendy-yet-minimal pieces available online as well as in an impressive list of stores including local spots Yolk and Shout and About.
For the full profile/interview, follow the link below:
Check out some of her creations on our online shop: