Mckenzie Liautaud launched his first jewelry collection in 2015 — ‘Tribal Disruption' the collection examined the relationship between tribal style & western design. It was launched at The Five Story in NYC and ignited Mckenzie’s passion for jewelry design.
Originally from NYC, the Haitian American designer draws inspiration from his travels around the globe finding the heartbeat of each collection thru inspiration he discovers along the way -- from Dubai to Mykonos, Milan to Paris, and Mexico to Morocco -- Mckenzie infuses each season with international style.
Liautaud who has been touted as "The King of Crystals” by Vanity Fair Magazine has been featured in the NY Times, Town & Country, WWD, W Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Out Magazine, Numero, Forbes and Black Enterprise. His elegant and luxurious crystal talismans are favorites among high society socialites, hip hop superstars and Hollywood royalty — Lil Nas X, Coi Leray , Nicole Ari Parker, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jeremy Pope, Maluma, Jessica Alba and Allison Williams.
Liautaud has blended his practice of meditation and manifestation with fine jewelry and launched his famed diamond encrusted crystal necklaces in the Summer of 2020 at the height of the pandemic — “They are a combination of wellness, spirituality & high fashion.” says Liautaud.
Mckenzie’s work is shaped by his personal belief of channeling good energy & protection by wearing healing gemstones including Rock Crystal (his favorite) Citrine , Rose Quartz , Onyx, Amethyst and Black Tourmaline.
Liautaud has been lauded by industry leaders for his unique approach to jewelry design and is the recipient of the 2021 EDDI Award -- a partnership with Lorraine Schwartz dedicated to supporting emerging BIPOC jewelers — his goal is to bring balance and harmony to the world as he builds a conscious brand. Each Mckenzie Liautaud piece is masterfully handcrafted using ethically sourced precious and semi-precious materials.
Mckenzie Liautaud Jewelry is available from the finest global retailers including: Saks Fifth Avenue, Moda Operandi, Marissa's and Farfetch.