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Designer Spotlight: Neil Lane


Neil LaneName: Neil Lane

Established: 1989 on Beverly Boulevard in Hollywood

Big Break: Designing for Goldie Hawn, Renée Zellweger, and Reese Witherspoon

Signature Style: A colorful fusion of 1890s Art Nouveau and modern motifs

Latest Design: Other than the numerous custom pieces Neil creates on-demand, the newest large endeavor for him is Neil Lane Designs for Kay Jewelers

Perfect For: The stylish, modern woman with an eye for vintage appeal

Creating hand-crafted, treasured pieces for some of Hollywood’s legendary stars, Lane has become one of the most celebrated jewelry designers in the world.

As a curious child growing up in Brooklyn, he had a keen interest in found objects, jewelry and art. After college, he moved to Paris where he pursued his passion for jewelry, developed an eye for vintage pieces and began his renowned period jewelry collection.

Listen to Lane explain how he came to be an avid collector, and how that led to his design abilities today: 


You can shop for a Neil Lane piece of your own either direct from his Hollywood store or through his Neil Lane Designs collection at Kay Jewelers.

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