Meet the Designer of Dominique Renée

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Meet the Designer of Dominique Renée

Dominique is a creative, emotional, authentic, unique, Connecticut native who is inspired by the lessons of life. She designs for the playful cool-girl, crafting designs influenced by a personal musical soundtrack that tells the stories she wants to convey through her work. Read on to find out more about Dominique personally and as a designer...


TCBJ: Where did you grow up? Where do you live now?

Dominique: I was born and raised in Connecticut and still reside there, but have plans to relocate before the end of this year.

TCBJ: Describe yourself using 4 words.

Dominique: Creative, Emotional, Authentic, Unique

TCBJ: What three items would you never leave home without?

Dominique: lipstick/gloss, my earrings, and water!!!

TCBJ: How do you define your personal style?

Dominique: Clarissa Darling (Clarissa Explains it All) meets Whitley Gilbert (A Different World)


TCBJ: What are you inspired by, or what motivates you?

Dominique: I am inspired by authenticity, innovation, creativity, originality, and people beating the odds.

TCBJ: Where does your personal inspiration come from?

Dominique: My personal inspiration comes from my own experiences. Past collections have been inspired by everything from heartbreak, loving again, nostalgia, alienation, and self-love.

TCBJ: How would you describe your jewelry design aesthetic or design process?

Dominique: I think my line has a cool-girl, playful aesthetic. My collections are all produced from a playlist of emotions; meaning I put together a playlist of songs that speak to the story I'm telling and then I start to design from there.

TCBJ: How did you get into your designing jewelry?

Dominique: I started my line with just nails. Jewelry just seemed like a natural progression. I have plans to continue to expand my line in the future.

TCBJ: What is one thing that most people would be surprised to know about you?

Dominique: I graduated high school at 16.

TCBJ: What new ventures/events/plans are you looking forward to for the rest of this year?

Dominique: I am looking forward to releasing my first 3D printed collection, expansion, exposure, and collaborating with other talented individuals.

TCBJ: Where do you see yourself and/or your career in the next 5 years?

Dominique: With a couple of retail locations, a full line of products, working on some exciting collaborations and with some major national and international wholesale accounts.

TCBJ: What is your favorite quote or what is a statement/mantra you try to live by?

Dominique: "Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails." - Proverbs 19:21


Visit her website: Dominique Renée

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