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Women's Wear Daily, Mary Gonsalves Kinney and Designs by Alina


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Women's Wear Daily, Mary Gonsalves Kinney and Designs by Alina

Alina de Albergaria

Artwork courtesy of Women's Wear Daily - April, 2016 issue

Artwork courtesy of Women's Wear Daily - April, 2016 issue

For over a century it has been dubbed The Fashion Bible. And thanks to her we are in it.  

A year and a half ago I had the pleasure of meeting gorgeous celebrity stylist, Mary Gonsalves Kinney at Fillmore Street's Moveable Feast and Fashion event in San Francisco. It was immediately clear, from the moment she entered Elizabeth Charles boutique, that she was a seasoned stylist, her vivacious self exuding "cool" from her chic bangs all the way down to her sassy hot pink Valentino spiked heels. 

Mary has, since then, been a champion of our collection, enthusiastically outfitting her clients in our jewels. Today I was greeted by a text from her leading me to an exceptional feature in which she outfits, not a client, but none other than Women's Wear Daily (the fashion industry's media of record) in some of our pieces.

Just WOW! The magazine interviewed the celebrated stylist for a well deserved eight page spread on Silicon Valley and style. 

An oxymoron? Not.

If you think the Valley dress code is limited to a hoodie, jeans and sneakers, you best book an appointment with Ms. Kinney, who is single-handedly transforming the way Silicon Valley looks at fashion. We are honored to be included as one of her "favorite jewelry designers" and admire her confident approach to style which infuses brands like Brunello Cucinelli, Marni, and Valentino, with emerging designers like us.

Personal stylists live to think outside the box, embracing clients who, like them, reject the "one size fits all" mentality.  A great stylist is so much more. She embodies her client, bringing forth the best version of who that client is, something Mary achieves with ease. 

Subscribe to Women's Wear Daily for up to the minute fashion news. Full article above Style in Silicon Valley (pages 56-63).

Graphic art and "Styling Silicon Valley" feature courtesy of Women's Wear Daily