A Totally New Way to Shop Your Tiny Boutique

A Totally New Way to Shop Your Tiny Boutique

Hi Gorgeous!

We know we keep throwing newness at you, so get ready for some more!

Kollectin has a NEW feature where you can share your Tiny Boutique with your own personal shopable link and even embed your Tiny Boutique in your blog or website! 

Simply put your 'Invite Code' (AKA your Tiny Boutique handle) at the end of this url:

www.kollectin.me/YourBoutiqueHandleHere

And tada! You now have your own personal shopable link! Now your friends, family, and followers can directly shop from your Tiny Boutique in a snap. It’s almost TOO easy.

Don't have a Tiny Boutique yet? Um, what are you waiting for? Simply follow the steps below! Oh, and did we mention it’s totally free?

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How To Create Your Very Own Tiny Boutique:

If you haven’t downloaded the Kollectin App yet:

  1. Download the Kollectin app on iOS or Android

  2. Sign up with an Invite Code, or click “Continue Without” if you don’t have one

  3. Enter your info

  4. Click "Flaunt" and pick 12 styles to fill your Tiny Boutique with

  5. Enter the name of your Tiny Boutique (which will become your Tiny Boutique handle and personal invite code)

  6. And voila! You now have your very own Tiny Boutique that your friends, family, and followers can shop from!

If you already have the Kollectin App:

  1. Click the Menu button in the top left corner of the home screen

  2. Click “Create My Boutique”

  3. Pick 12 styles to fill your Tiny Boutique with

  4. Enter the name of your Tiny Boutique (which will become your Tiny Boutique handle and personal invite code)

  5. And voila! You now have your very own Tiny Boutique that your friends, family, and followers can shop from!

Questions? Issues? Compliments? (Stop, you’re making us blush 😊) Send us a message at hello@kollectin.com. We’re here to help!

Now get ready to crush it 😎

XOXO, 
Your Friends at Kollectin

What are we getting Mom? NEW RaqC Kit!

What are we getting Mom? NEW RaqC Kit!

Hey Gorgeous!

You've been asking and asking for it, and it's finally here! And just in time for Mother's Day 💕

The Mother's Day HoopC Kit is available NOW and it's the perfect gift for Mom (because she’s not a regular mom, she’s a cool mom 😉), and you better snag it while you can because RaqC's HoopC kits always sell out!

The RaqC Mother’s Day HoopC Kit is available in 2 separate kits, because who doesn’t like options?! See the Mother's Day HoopC Kit deets below, and be sure to get your HoopC Kit in RaqC's Tiny Boutique. Just search RaqCsWorld in your Kollectin app or shop HERE

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The $48 Kit includes:

  • 2 pairs of Saches Hoops (1 in silver AND 1 in gold)

  • Ruth Cuff

  • Fairen Necklace

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The $68 Kit includes:

  • 2 pairs of the Twisted Hoops (1 in silver AND 1 in gold)

  • Love Necklace 

  • Love Ring

  • Jessica Bracelet

The RaqC Mother’s Day HoopC Kit is a great way to treat your mom, your bestie, and even yourself this Mother’s Day! Because we all deserve a little pampering, don’t we? 😊

Talk again soon!

XOXO, 
Your Friends at Kollectin

Kollectin X Girlfriend Box Beauty Event

Kollectin X Girlfriend Box Beauty Event

Hi Lovely!

Last week we had the absolute pleasure of teaming up with the Girlfriend Box to treat our favorite moms (that includes dog moms, too 😉) to a day of pampering! We’re not only firm believers in self care, but we believe treating yourself sets you up to treat others, too! After all our moms do to treat us, they deserve to be pampered, don’t they?!

Our Pampering Day was filled with facials, beauty discussions, and of course some bubbly! Check out the recap below. We hope it inspires you to do something special for yourself, your mom, or a special gal pal in your life!

Speaking of, still looking for the perfect gift for Mother’s Day on May 12th? Make sure to check out Girlfriend Box’s Tiny Boutique! There are TONS of fun pieces that are sure to make your mom feel oh so special 😊

XOXO,

Your Friends at Kollectin

Festival Recap

Festival Recap

Hi Beautiful!

PHEW! What a whirlwind these last two weeks have been! The Kollectin team was out in Coachella Valley to get our festival on, and we gotta say, we were totally digging the good vibes! Not to brag, but our Pre-Festival Party with the Girlfriend Box definitely got us ready to slay in the sun and sand! 😎 So much so that we're already missing the desert! Is it time to go back yet? 😩

We hope you were able to catch our Insta stories because we had an absolute blast dancing, laughing, and of course rocking our Kollectin jewelry! If you missed it, peep some of our fave looks and memories below, and don't forget to follow us on Insta to keep up with our adventures! We hope to see YOU at the next one 😌

Peace, love, and cacti 🌵

XOXO,

Your Friends at Kollectin

Kollectin X Girlfriend Box Launch Party

Kollectin X Girlfriend Box Launch Party

Hey there Gorgeous!

Wow! “FABULOUS” doesn’t even begin to describe the amazing party we had to celebrate our collab with Girlfriend Box and the launch of the Kollectin X Girlfriend Box Tiny Boutique last Wednesday! And we gotta say, the pre-festival theme had us all like 😍

From the Girlfriend Box gifting suite to the cryotherapy facials, glitter makeup station, tune-bumpin’ yoga class and more, we totally became festival READY! We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day to sip on some champagne, collagen, and wellness shots in sunny Venice Beach, California 😎

Of course, we couldn’t have done this without our ride or dies: Arianny and Ale from Girlfriend Box, our FANTABULOUS sponsors, and, of course, YOU!

Peep the recap below, and don’t forget to shop the Girlfriend Box Tiny Boutique now and get something new for you or your girlfriends! 😘

Don’t forget to follow @kollectin and @girlfriendbox to stay up to date with upcoming events so you won’t have as much FOMO next time. We promise it’ll be worth it 💕

XOXO,

Your Friends at Kollectin

Kollectin X Girlfriend Box

Kollectin X Girlfriend Box

Hi Lovely!

How’re you doing? Are you starting to feel this Spring weather or what?! Is it too early to start busting out our bathing suits? Probably. Is it too early to start applying that sunscreen? Never! Always gotta use that SPF, girl 😉especially when you’re getting ready for FESTIVAL SEASON! And we couldn’t be MORE excited or ready for it!

Whether you’re hitting up a few music fests or just taking full advantage of Spring itself, we have a feeling you’ll love our brand new collab with the Girlfriend Box! That’s right, Kollectin and Girlfriend Box are teaming up to launch an exclusive Kollectin X Girlfriend Box Tiny Boutique, which will be FILLED with all of your essential festival and Spring needs! Think florals, sparkles, pastels, and more! You know, practically everything one needs for Spring…

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Arianny Celeste and Alejandra Boggiano, co-founders of the Gilrfriend Box

Dying to know more? I mean, who wouldn’t?! Check out our Style Star of the Month writeup of Arianny and Ale from Girlfriend Box, and peep our teaser for the Kollectin X Girlfriend Box collab below! Don’t forget to mark your calendars for WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3RD when the launch officially drops in the Kollectin app!

See you on Wednesday!

XOXO,

Your Friends at Kollectin

Hoop There It Is!

Hoop There It Is!

Hi Beautiful!

Can you believe it’s the middle of March already? So much is going on! Mercury is still in retrograde, and can it just, like, stop already? And today is the first day of Spring! We’re so ready to start busting out our floral prints 😊💐You know what else we’re ready for? MARCH MADNESS, baby!

And let the madness commence! What better way to celebrate than to find the perfect hoops to wear while you watch the games? Good thing you have the Kollectin app 😉because now you can snag your fave HoopC by RaqC hoops and get some free goodies in celebration of March Madness!

With every HoopC by RaqC order you'll get a FREE Kollectin tote bag and FREE Kollectin phone ring! Already have your HoopC hoops? I mean, who doesn’t? All other Kollectin orders will get a FREE Kollectin phone ring, too!

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Make sure to get them before they're gone! Find your new favorite hoops in RaqC's Tiny Boutique! Just launch your Kollectin app and search RaqCsWorld.

Cheers babes, and Happy March!

XOXO,
Your Friends at Kollectin

Happy International Women's Day!

Happy International Women's Day!

Hey Gorgeous!

Happy International Women's Day! We hope today brings you a sense of empowerment and togetherness as we try and make a better, more balanced world. 

Today, we want to celebrate one of our FAVORITE WOMEN, the one and only RaqC! So in honor of the #HOOPQUEEN, we released the CHULA KIT specially made for International Women’s Day. For a limited time you can get the Vibe earrings (in silver AND gold) and the Fearless necklace for only $30! Because today, we celebrate strong, FEARLESS women!

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Get your CHULA KIT in RaqC's Tiny Boutique. Just search RaqCsWorld in your Kollectin app! 

Did we mention it’s almost sold out? So get it while you can!

Cheers to all the badass women and men fighting for equal rights around the world 🌎 and cheers to you, babe!


XOXO,
Your Friends at Kollectin

Every Woman Treaty

Every Woman Treaty

Hi Lovely!

We are so excited and proud to share this BIG NEWS with you! As you know, Kollectin is a community of strong women supporting women, which is why we’re so excited to share that we’re a proud partner of the Every Woman Treaty. We will soon release a special bracelet collection to drive donation to this critical cause. Please be on the look out for its release.

The Every Woman Treaty is a diverse coalition of more than 1,700 women’s rights advocates in 128 countries working for a safer world for women and girls worldwide. And they just launched their public campaign for a global treaty to end violence against women and girls

As a supporting partner of this AMAZING organization, we want to get the word out. Please consider signing the treaty and share it with three friends in honor of the 1 in 3 women who experience violence.

Thank you!

XOXO,
Your Friends at Kollectin

Award Season | The Oscars

Award Season | The Oscars

Hi Gorgeous!

Well, we did it. We made it to the end of 2019’s Award Season. Let’s pat ourselves on the back and give ourselves a nice slow clap for all the effort we put in. Watching hours of award shows is hard work, people! Ok, maybe it’s not. But we had to turn the TV on and that counts, right?

From the Golden Globes to the Grammys and now The Oscars, it’s been a wild ride filled with glitz, glamour, and glitter. Let’s take a nice long look at some of our favorite outfits from Hollywood’s biggest night:

KACEY MUSGRAVES

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I don’t know, I feel like I shouldn’t like this dress, but I’m DIGGING it. It’s a very feminine, eye-catching statement to say the least. Kacey may look like a loofa, but it’s all types of working for me!

LADY GAGA

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Who has had a better Award Season than Lady Gaga? Sheesh, is there anything this woman can’t do?! Looking AMAZING AS ALWAYS, Gaga snatched her first Oscar win last night for Best Original Song. I mean, did you see her perform “Shallow” with Bradley Cooper during the ceremony?! I literally screamed at the end because of how good it was. Chills, people. Chills.

REGINA KING

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I love a good CLASSIC ball gown, and Regina King could'n’t have looked more like Hollywood royalty in this Oscar de la Renta dress. Perhaps foreshadowing the Oscar she would win later that night? Hmm…

GEMMA CHAN

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Ok, this is another dress I feel like I shouldn’t be into, but I’m so about it! If we’re being honest, Gemma Chan could literally wear a trash bag and still look like a majestic earth angel. Loving this bright pink! This was also probably the comfiest dress one could ever wear to the Oscars. Bonus points, for sure.

BILLY PORTER

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‘Cause DUH. I mean, Billy Porter essentially shut down the Oscars red carpet last night when he showed up in a black velvet tuxedo gown. This dress is the definition of radiant, and Billy couldn’t have looked more ready to rock it. Thank you for doing you, Billy! We are certainly thankful for this wonderful ensemble you gifted us with 🙌

HoopC By RaqC Launch Party Photos

HoopC By RaqC Launch Party Photos

Hi Beautiful!

Were you able to join us for the HoopC by RaqC Launch Party earlier this month? We hope you were, because it was POPPIN! Literally, champagne was popping. And if you weren’t, don’t worry. Peep the photos below! It’s almost like being there, right? We promise we’re not trying to cause any major FOMO 😜

Wanna grab a pair of your own HoopC by RaqC hoops? I mean, who wouldn’t after scrolling though those pics?! Just search RAQCSWORLD in your Kollectin app and get ready to STUN 🔥

Be sure to keep up to date with us by following us on Instagram @kollectin for all of our upcoming event announcements. We hope to see you at the next one!

XOXO,

Your Friends at Kollectin

Award Season | The Grammys

Award Season | The Grammys

Hi Gorgeous!

Awards Season continues with music’s hottest night of the year: THE FREAKIN GRAMMYS, BABY! As Alicia Keys would say, these artists were on fireeeeee! 🔥See what I did there? 

Music’s hottest stars were serving SEXY, they were serving SOPHISTICATION, and they were serving freakin’ DRAMA. We’re talking more drama than Kanye interrupting Taylor circa the Grammys in 2009 (yes, that was an entire decade ago…we’re reeling too).

Alas, let’s take a look at some of the show-stopping ~lewks~ everyone is still talking about from this year’s Grammys.

Janelle Monae

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This is the one, folks. Truly, it takes my breath away. Could anyone be more stunning in a headpiece made out of bobby pins? It’s a headpiece made out of literal bobby pins and Janelle Monae looks like a freaking GODDESS. Werk, queen. 

Cardi B

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OKUR!!! Our bb Cardi B certainly made a statement to say the least. And we. are. LOVING IT. She is living out my deepest darkest pearly aquatic fashion dreams. Be a majestic clam, but make it fashion.

Lady Gaga

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Ok, for someone who is always making an over the top fashion statement, I gotta say I am dying for this classic look on our Lady G. The only thing shinier than her dress was that stunning Tiffany & Co. necklace she wore (and, you know, the three Grammys she won that night).

Bebe Rexha

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Alright. Let me take a deep breath. Bebe is the friend we all want and the artist we all deserve. That drip diamond necklace and blood-red dress were -truly- showstoppers.  

Jennifer Lopez

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Holy moly, I think we can all agree that Jennifer Lopez is an ageless angel from above. The earrings, the hat, the DRESS. That diamond neckline is as impressive as Ms. Lopez herself.

Another Grammys have come and gone, but never fear. Up next we have the Oscars later this month! Until then, we'll be weeping at the sheer fierceness of these beautiful, talented ladies.

XOXO,

Your Friends at Kollectin

HoopC by RaqC Launch Party + HoopC Valentine's Day Survivial Kits

HoopC by RaqC Launch Party + HoopC Valentine's Day Survivial Kits

Hi Beautiful!

We had an absolute BLAST at the HoopC by RaqC Launch Party this past Friday night! Everyone was HOOPED UP at the Kollectin pop-up on Melrose here in LA. From the pink carpet to the champagne wall to the photo booth to the hoop station, everyone was so excited to celebrate RaqC and her new line! Not to mention we had some seriously AMAZING snacks and sips! The custom ice cream pops, chili-flavored gummy bears, jalapeno kombucha, cotton candy champagne, and vegan tamales embodied the liveliness of the night and had us all like 😍😍😍

Peep the recap below!

Can’t wait to get your hands on a pair of hoops? Us either! And what’s better than a pair of hoops than getting to rock them on Valentine’s Day?! RaqC created a super special HOOPC VALENTINE’S DAY SURVIVAL KIT just in time for V-Day! Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s or Galentine’s, these Survivial Kits are perfect for your friend, girlfriend, mom, or YOU. Because we all deserve to treat ourselves, don’t we? ;)

The HOOPC VALENTINE’S DAY SURVIVAL KIT is available in two options:

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The $48 Kit, which includes:

  • 2 pairs of Boss Babe hoops (1 in silver AND 1 in gold)

  • 2 pairs of Fancy Gal hoops (1 in silver AND 1 in gold)

  • Love Necklace

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The $68 Kit, which includes:

  • 2 pairs of Boss Babe hoops (1 in silver AND 1 in gold)

  • 2 pairs of Fancy Gal hoops (1 in silver AND 1 in gold)

  • Love Necklace

  • Zoey Ring

  • Heather Bangle

Girl, you know you deserve it! Get your HoopC Valentine’s Day Survival Kits in RaqC’s Tiny Boutique. Just search RAQCSWORLD in your Kollectin app!

As RaqC says: Be Yourself. Love Yourself.

XOXO,

Your Friends at Kollectin

HoopC by RaqC

HoopC by RaqC

Hey Lovelies! 

Have you been feelin' hoops lately? Who hasn’t, right?

Well, prepare for the BIGGEST HOOP DAY OF THE YEAR!

You know RaqC, don't you? If you don’t, where have you been!? We've basically been obsessing over her for, well, EVER. Get to know her as our Style Star of the Month for January here, then get EXCITED because RaqC is launching her exclusive line of hoop earrings called HoopC by RaqC on February 1st, and it's only on the Kollectin app.

We got to go behind the scenes of RaqC’s HoopC shoot, and we couldn’t have been more inspired by her. “I want to create hoops that are amazing, that are stylish, that are affordable. I’m gonna create it, and I’m gonna find a company that’s gonna get on the same page as me,” RaqC stated.

“When I first met the ladies behind Kollectin and I found out that the CEO was a woman, that alone excited me. I’m all about collaborating with women. I love seeing women lead, I love seeing women be strong in who they are, being creative. The fact that I’m working with an amazing team of women, it makes me happy.”

We can’t argue with that! Sneak peak the collection below. We’re giddy with excitement!

“I want each pair of my hoops to embody a certain attitude when you rock them!” -RaqC

Be the first to rock HoopC by RaqC - get them February 1st before they sell out!

Talk soon! (If we're not too busy livin' life in our HoopC by RaqC)

XOXO, 
Your Friends at Kollectin

BLUSHCON 2019

BLUSHCON 2019

Hi Lovely!

WOW, what a weekend! We had the absolute pleasure of being at BLUSHCON here in LA this past Saturday and Sunday, and what a blast we had! For those of you who may not know, Blushcon is a celebration of all things beauty, connecting beauty fanatics to their favorite beauty influencers and brands.

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We’re still reeling from meeting so many wonderful people who came to check out our photobooth and augmented reality station. Anyone who stopped by got to score a free accessory and a $20 Kollectin coupon, too!

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Not only that, but we were so excited to watch Kollectin CEO Nadia Lee speak on the “How To Be A Girlboss” Panel, hosted by none other than Kollectin Style Star Kiki Wongo. We also got to see Kollectin Style Star Serena Laurel speak and serenade us with an amazing live acoustic set!

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^Kollectin CEO Nadia Lee (pictured center) speaking on the “How To Be A Girlboss” Panel

^Kollectin Style Stars KiKi Wongo (left) and Serena Laurel (right)

Weren’t able to visit us at Blushcon? That’s ok, babe! We’ll have plenty more events in the future. Be sure to keep up to date with us by following us on Instagram @kollectin for all of our upcoming event announcements. We promise it’ll curb some major FOMO ;)

See you soon!

XOXO,

Your Friends at Kollectin

Award Season | Golden Globes Glamour

Award Season | Golden Globes Glamour

Hi Babe!

Happy New Year!!! Can you believe it’s 2019? From the food to the vegging out, we’re still getting over our Holiday Hangovers…

However, Tinseltown never sleeps. Just as the New Year marks the beginning of our resolutions, it also marks the beginning of *drum roll please* Award Season! And we couldn’t be more excited to get inspired by all of the glitz and glamour we’ll see on the red carpet this year. First on the lineup: the Golden Globes, where TV and film’s hottest stars hit Hollywood in some seriously elegant garb, and this Sunday was no exception. To say that diamonds were a girl’s best friend on the red carpet is an understatement, and we couldn’t get enough of it.

See if all of your faves match up with ours! First up…

STATEMENT NECKLACES

Can we just take a second to recognize how incredibly fierce Lady Gaga is? I mean, come on. This Tiffany Aurora necklace could not have looked more perfect on her! You couldn’t help but yell “YES GAGA” when she graced us with her presence on screen.

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As if Lady Gaga wasn’t enough, Michelle Yeoh had to DO 👏 THAT 👏. If this green sequined leather Shiatzy Chen gown wasn’t stunning enough, her diamond De Beers necklace was certainly the cherry on top. What a stunner!

BOLD BRACELETS

We get it Charlize Theron, Sandra Oh, and Kristen Bell, you’re perfect. But seriously, we absolutely love these feminine gowns paired with layered diamond bracelets. It’s the perfect way to add a heavier element to a daintier look.

ELEGANT EARRINGS

Who doesn’t love a long diamond drop earring? Emma Stone, Lupita Nyong’o, and Lili Reinhart certainly do! These dangly accessories add a touch of elegance and movement to any ensemble. The simplicity of these earrings are perfect for any look that may be a little busier on the bottom.

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Oh, Sandra Oh. Oh not only won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Television Drama Series on Sunday night, but she won our hearts by way of her amazing wardrobe changes throughout the night as she co-hosted the Awards. These statement diamond hoops? Hollywood glamour at its finest.


Want to get these stars’ looks without breaking the bank? Check out these oh-so-elegant pieces in the CZ line by Kenneth Jay Lane below! Shop them on the Kollectin app, and shine as bright as these inspiring women did on the red carpet this past weekend.

Clockwise from top left: Pave CZ Chevron Necklace, Princess CZ Tennis Bracelet, Shoulder Duster Earrings, and CZ Hoop Earrings.

We can’t wait to see you sparkle in 2019! ✨

XOXO,

Your Friends at Kollectin

#MyStyleMyStory | Samarah

#MyStyleMyStory | Samarah

Hey there Gorgeous!

We’re so excited to continue our #MyStyleMyStory series, where we have real women share their story and, of course, their fabulous and individual style. Because personal style is a story in itself! And we want to know: How does your style tell your story?

This week, we’re featuring Kollectin's very own Samarah!

Samarah is Kollectin’s Content Creator, so anything creative you see on Kollectin’s social media pages, she created! Samarah’s an old soul who’s beyond talented with anything that has to do with art and design! Get to know her in Kollectin's #MyStyleMyStory below. After, be sure to take our survey for YOUR CHANCE to be featured in Kollectin's #MyStyleMyStory and take home some fab Kollectin jewelry! 

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HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR STYLE TO SOMEONE WHO DOESN’T KNOW YOU?

I think I'm a balance of classic and retro.  I love feeling timeless, but with room for things (and fabric) to flow.

I seem to have evolved into a more practical style. I'm usually running around behind the camera, so I wear a lot of button down shirts and high waisted jeans or trousers.

DO YOU HAVE A STYLE STAPLE? SOMETHING THAT YOU THINK IS A CONSTANT IN YOUR PERSONAL STYLE?

I think a staple for me is red nail polish (my nails are red 80% of the year). 

Also, something that makes my family and I smile, is how I will wear white button down shirts and blue jeans. It's a classic look that my grandma has worn for as long as I can remember. They say I'm turning into her, and I hope they're right. 😊

CAN YOU REMEMBER WHAT/WHO WERE YOUR EARLIEST STYLE INFLUENCES WERE IN CHILDHOOD THROUGH YOUR TEENAGE YEARS?

I remember seeing David Bowie when I was young and being totally enamored by all his different characters and how otherworldly they looked (also, his entire look in Labyrinth... 😍 Do I even need to say anything more?).  I was also super nerdy, and I loved The Lord of the Rings trilogy. I loved the long hair and flowy gowns that the elves wore.  I also had a phase as a teenager where I wore only black for about three years. Even in these Los Angeles summers (insane, I know).  

Looking back, I think the thread was that I was always drawn to dramatic looking styles and fashion choices. As a shy kid, I wanted to make a statement with my style and not have to utter a word.

Samarah wearing the Jess Necklace

Samarah wearing the Jess Necklace

WHAT/WHO ARE YOUR INFLUENCES TODAY?

I really like the effortless look of french women. They can make a simple button down or sweater and jeans still look so feminine.  I like Garance Dore's sense of style and value of comfort.  I also like what Orion Carloto wears. And Lana Del Rey is just dreamy in everything she creates. I'm also a huge fan of science fiction and all these futuristic shows and movies like Black Mirror or Blade Runner, where people are wearing minimalist/dystopian fashion. I gravitate towards that aesthetic also. 

And like when I was younger, I'm still inspired by fashion from the 60's-80's. 

WHAT IS A TREND YOU’RE OBSESSED WITH?

Polka dots have really grown on me. I actually might own a polka dot dress in every sleeve length. 

Also, layered gold necklaces and gold earrings. I can't get enough.

WHAT ABOUT GUILTY PLEASURES? A TREND YOU SECRETLY ADORE?

Tasteful side boob. (I wish I had more excuses to pull off such a look 🙏)

HOW DOES JEWELRY PLAY IN TO YOUR STYLE AND YOUR STORY? WHAT ARE YOUR EARLIEST MEMORIES WITH JEWELRY?

My first memories of jewelry are a bit of a juxtaposition of simplicity and statement.  On one hand, I remember my mother only really wearing two styles of studs. The plain gold ones you get when you first pierce your ears, and then maybe a pearl on a special occasion.  The second is of my abuela, who is on the other side of the spectrum. She always had closets full of colorful clothes and animal prints, rows of shoes, and so much jewelry! She loves big bangles and cuffs and big statement rings and earrings. 

I grew up not really being into jewelry, despite two of my jobs having been in this industry. (I actually only got my ears re-pierced this August! 😳) I still tend to keep it minimal, with only rings and earrings in my daily rotation. But, I like those pieces to have purpose and sentimentality. I am more likely to wear an heirloom or a gift than something I have to go hunting for in a store or online for.

WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE KOLLECTIN PIECES? WHY DO YOU LOVE THEM?

The first time I was introduced to Kollectin was at a brand mixer last December and Mariana was wearing the Mia Earrings. Those little tigers and I have been inseparable ever since (I have a gold accent belt that was my grandmothers from the 60's with lions and tigers on it and it pairs PERFECTLY with them).

I love hoops, so my next purchase was the Ursula Earrings. 

And I'm obsessed with resin... the Jess Necklace is another go to.

And a surprising pick for me was the Taisie Earrings.  I modeled for a photoshoot this October and I packed some Kollectin pieces to shoot, and those ones were intimidating at first, but once I put them on, I fell in love with the artistic shape. No regrets there.

Samarah rocking the Taisie Earrings

Samarah rocking the Taisie Earrings

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#MyStyleMyStory | Mariana

#MyStyleMyStory | Mariana

Hi Beautiful!

We’re so excited to continue our #MyStyleMyStory series, where we have real women share their story and, of course, their fabulous and individual style. Because personal style is a story in itself! And we want to know: How does your style tell your story?

This week, we’re featuring Kollectin's very own Mariana!

Mariana is Kollectin’s Senior Partnership Manager, and she’s not only super talented at what she does, but she’s the life of every party, too! Get to know her in Kollectin's #MyStyleMyStory below. After, be sure to take our survey for YOUR CHANCE to be featured in Kollectin's #MyStyleMyStory and take home some fab Kollectin jewelry! 

Mariana rocking the Kayla Earrings

Mariana rocking the Kayla Earrings

HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR STYLE TO SOMEONE WHO DOESN’T KNOW YOU?

Comfy with style!

DO YOU HAVE A STYLE STAPLE? SOMETHING THAT YOU THINK IS A CONSTANT IN YOUR PERSONAL STYLE?

Yes, I love my leather jacket! In fact I love all things leather. I have 5 leather dresses, 2 pairs of leather pants and 4 leather jackets.

My first leather outfit was made by my mom back in 1998. It was a pair of high waisted Faux leather pants. And my first pair of leather boots were given to me by my momma when I was 10. They were gorgeous! Since then, I have been collecting all things leather including boots! 
PS- did I forget to mention that I own 20 pairs of leather boots? (haha)

CAN YOU REMEMBER WHAT/WHO WERE YOUR EARLIEST STYLE INFLUENCES WERE IN CHILDHOOD THROUGH YOUR TEENAGE YEARS?

Vogue and my momma. My Mom is a Fashion Designer by trade and she designed for C&A and Mango's Spain my entire life. I was always exposed to her workshop and often used to make my own clothes at her manufacture. I would wrap my self in fabric from the latest collections and jump on her cutting table to perform a fashion show during the employees lunch break. I was actually their entertainment.

Fun Fact: I never read a book until high school. We only read Vogue and Bazaar at home. It was kind of silly!

WHAT/WHO ARE YOUR INFLUENCES TODAY?

I'm not one to be influenced easily, but I love Camila Coelho's style. She not only dresses like I would, but she is sweet, kind and smart. She is also... Brazilian! Check her out @camilacoelho 

WHAT IS A TREND YOU’RE OBSESSED WITH?

I am really into the neon trend. Neon has been in and out for the past 8 years, but I think it's here to stay. I am also in love with street wear and athleisure. My favorite way to dress comfortable, but still be in style. 

WHAT ABOUT GUILTY PLEASURES? A TREND YOU SECRETLY ADORE?

I love high waisted everything and long earrings! 

HOW DOES JEWELRY PLAY IN TO YOUR STYLE AND YOUR STORY? WHAT ARE YOUR EARLIEST MEMORIES WITH JEWELRY?

I always loved jewelry, I started with large hoop earrings with my name across (remember those?) and started to wear all things jewelry. I love jewelry so much that it has been my main fashion expression and passion for over 10 years, and I made a career out of it!

WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE KOLLECTIN PIECES? WHY DO YOU LOVE THEM?

OMG, you already know which ones are my fav! I got the entire office hooked on them! It's the Mia Earrings. And I've been wearing the Kayla Earrings all season.

The Mia Earrings

The Mia Earrings

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Our BIGGEST App Update Yet!

Our BIGGEST App Update Yet!

Hey Gorgeous!

Fall is finally here and we have a super cool treat just for you! Your Kollectin app has a FAB new update with awesome new features.

First off...

  • UPDATE your Kollectin app. This step is TRÈS IMPORTANT. Otherwise it may not work.

Okay, now for the good stuff:

  • You don't need an invite code to download and shop Kollectin anymore! That’s right, Kollectin is FREE to roam for anyone who would like to browse Kollectin’s Tiny Boutiques. It’s as free as our FREE shipping on orders $25 and over!

  • With the new update, it's so easy to shop! You'll shop The World's Tiniest Boutiques from your fav Style Stars & jewelry designers and shopping is as easy as scrolling. And we're all pros at scrolling. 

  • You have the chance to level up to Gold Boutique. And yes, gold is as GLAM as it sounds. As a Gold boutique owner you'll get 50% in bling credit from sales from your boutique, $5 bling credit for every new sign up, and the Tiny Boutique Box privilege. Get more info here

  • And don't worry, you're not going to be charged for any of these updates. We're just making some changes (we're like 'Thank U, Next'). 

And in celebration of this update, we are giving you 15% off! Have you been eyeing those tassel earrings? Or the Charmed by Mehgan zodiac collection? Update your Kollectin app and shop your heart out! Just use promo code: UPDATE15 at checkout. 

Questions? Issues? Compliments? Don’t hesitate to let us know! We’re always looking for ways to improve our customer experience!

XOXO,
Your Friends at Kollectin

#MyStyleMyStory | Julia

#MyStyleMyStory | Julia

Hi Lovely!

We’re so excited to continue our #MyStyleMyStory series, where we have real women share their story and, of course, their fabulous and individual style. Because personal style is a story in itself! And we want to know: How does your style tell your story?

This week, we’re featuring Kollectin's very own Julia!

Julia is a part of Kollectin’s Digital Marketing and Outreach team, so she’s not only super amiable, but she’s hilarious, too! Get to know her in Kollectin's #MyStyleMyStory below. After, be sure to take our survey for YOUR CHANCE to be featured in Kollectin's #MyStyleMyStory and take home some fab Kollectin jewelry! 

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HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR STYLE TO SOMEONE WHO DOESN’T KNOW YOU?

Natural and minimal, with some alternative and athletic vibes sprinkled in. Is that too many adjectives? I guess my go-to is an unfitted black or white tee with some sort of jean variation on the bottom. I like to go for the "looks great without really trying" look. Not too sure if I've ever successfully pulled that off, though.

DO YOU HAVE A STYLE STAPLE? SOMETHING THAT YOU THINK IS A CONSTANT IN YOUR PERSONAL STYLE?

Black. All the black. And lots of other neutrals. They're the easiest to coordinate before running out for the day.

CAN YOU REMEMBER WHAT/WHO WERE YOUR EARLIEST STYLE INFLUENCES WERE IN CHILDHOOD THROUGH YOUR TEENAGE YEARS?

Probably Rocket Power. Prime Nickelodeon programming right there. I was really into skateboarding and basketball as a kid, so I dug all of their outfits whenever they would go and do one of the bazillion sports they played. I moved to LA, too, so maybe it had more of an affect on me than I thought since the show took place in a city that was based off of Santa Monica.

WHAT/WHO ARE YOUR INFLUENCES TODAY?

Does John Mayer count? His sweatshirt and windbreaker game is off the charts. Idk, I honestly feel like I would wear any outfit that I've seen him in.

WHAT IS A TREND YOU’RE OBSESSED WITH?

Anything that looks unisex 

WHAT ABOUT GUILTY PLEASURES? A TREND YOU SECRETLY ADORE?



Color tinted glasses

HOW DOES JEWELRY PLAY IN TO YOUR STYLE AND YOUR STORY? WHAT ARE YOUR EARLIEST MEMORIES WITH JEWELRY?

I was a huge tomboy when I was younger. The only jewelry I was really into were rings, mainly mood rings at that (90s represent). I really love a more natural look so I don't typically wear jewelry day-to-day, but when I do add jewelry to my wardrobe, it makes me feel extra special. I've also found that I've gone through phases of certain types of accessories, and when I do that's the only thing I really wear. I went through the ring phase as a kid, a bracelet phase in high school, then an earring phase in college, a watch phase post-college, and now necklaces. Maybe this represents the changing ~phases~ of my ~life~ but I honestly couldn't tell you why I'm like that. What I'm really into right now are smaller, feminine pieces, like layered gold necklaces with maybe a very thin gold bracelet. Anything simple, dainty, and feminine. 

WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE KOLLECTIN PIECES? WHY DO YOU LOVE THEM?

  • Charmed by Mehgan Zodiac Necklace - Surprise: a simple and feminine gold necklace that I love! It's super classic, and I get to proudly rep that I'm a Scorpio.

  • Fiona Ring Set - I adore their natural look on top of  the fact that you have the option to pair them up or wear them individually. They also go with anything, which I love.

  • Starr Necklace - This is a piece I'd never naturally gravitate to, but I honestly can't take my eyes off of it when someone is wearing it!

Julia rocking the Fiona Ring Set

Julia rocking the Fiona Ring Set

Want to be featured on Kollectin? Share your story!

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Can’t wait to hear your story, babe!


XOXO,
Your Friends at Kollectin