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Mckenzie Liautaud joins the Soulful Economy Marketplace

Mckenzie Liautaud  joined Donna Karan January 27, 2014  at the Urban Zen Soulful Economy marketplace for a special shopping event hosted by Pauline Brown from LVMH . The American fashion designers platform Conscious Consumerism uses  unique artisanal items from throughout the world in order to make a philanthropic difference.  Participating vendors included  The FEED Foundation, which was co -founded by Lauren Bush, Lemlem by Liya Kebede, which is a line of Ethiopian hand-woven garments, and the Sheila Johnson Collection, a line of luxury scarves to name a few of the vendors . A portion of all of the vendors' proceeds will be donated to the cause of their choice. "I am deeply inspired by Donna's philanthropic endeavors , Donna 's retail...

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Mckenzie Liautaud Jewelry for Pyer Moss FW 2014 Fashion Week

 Kerby Jean Raymond designer of the Pyer Moss Collection invited Mckenzie to create a collection for his Fall 2014 Menswear collection shown at NYC's  MILKMADE.  Kerby drew inspiration from 19th century Samurais known as the Shizoku. Using black lava and black onyx ,Liautaud focused on the weapons used by Samurais and streamlined the forms into simple lines that are simultaneously very wearable, urban and human accent architecture.   Preview of Liautauds FW 2014 collection titled  Cosmic Black Tie  inspired by Cristina De Middels Afronaut exhibition. Liautaud seamlessly meshes  semi-precious stones, diamonds, glass spikes ,silk , acrylic and African tribal beads into a futuristic ,architectural fusion of bracelets and necklaces. For more information on Mckenzie Liautaud FW 2014 collection , contact...

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Tribal Black tie starring Isa Rahman

The Tribal Black Tie collection introduced a group of  unisex necklaces and bracelets created to accessorize from day to  night. The designers  philosophy is 1 or 2 bracelets by day and stacked in the evening, necklaces worn on the spike side by day and reversed to the diamond by night. Liautauds  pieces are handmade using glass spike ,semi -precious stones , precious stones and African tribal beads which have true meaning and deep strength. Liautaud worked with male Model Isa Rahman ,one of the most in-demand faces in the modeling world for his Tribal Black Tie campaign , having been featured on the pages of top magazines such as GQ and L’uomo Vogue as well as starred in advertising campaigns...

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Top 10 Industry Insiders endorsing the Mckenzie Liautaud brand through social media

Ariel Foxman , In Style Magazine Editor in Chief   @Arielfoxman Claire Distenfied , The Five Story Owner @claire_fivestory Darcy Miller, Martha Stewart Living Magazine Wedding Editor  @darcymiller Caitlin Kiernan , Beyond The Row Editorial Director @caitkiernan Carly Cardelino,  Cosmopolitan Beauty & Fashion Online Editor @carlycardellino June Ambrose ,Celebrity Fashion Stylist /Designer @juneambrose Deborah Lippmann, Celebrity & Fashion  Manicurist @deborahlippmann Ursula Stephen , Celebrity & Fashion  Hairstylist @ursulastephen widely known for styling Rihanna. Julee Wilson, The Huffington Post Style & Beauty Editor @missjulee Ty Hunter , Celebrity Stylist @tytyrone widely  known for dressing Beyonce.   Special thanks to Ariel Foxman, Darcy Miller, June Ambrose, Ty Hunter, Caitlin Kiernan, Claire Distenfield, Carly Cardellino, Deborah Lippmann, Julee Wilson and Ursula Stephens. Everyone...

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