You may not immediately recognize the name of jewelry designer Anita Ko, but you surely recognize the nomenclature of her clientele: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Jessica Alba, January Jones, Naomit Watts, and Amber Heard are all serious fans—and that's just a short list.
Ko, based in Los Angeles, founded her namesake fine jewelry line in 2006, and since then has blown up in the celebrity and influencer style set. Crafted of precious gems and metals, Ko's claim to fame is being the first to take fine jewelry into an edgy yet approachable realm—a look and feel that is now commonly spotted on It-girls, editors, and celebrities alike.
We had the chance to sit down with Ko for a one-on-one interview and asked her about her path to success. Keep scrolling to read all about how Anita Ko started her own fashion business, and her tips for propserity!