Thursday, September 18, 2008

Stella Accessories [No, Not the Stella from Project Runway that Loves "Leatha"]


Stella Accessories is a fantastic up and coming hair accessories line I wanted to introduce my readers to! Their work is gorgeous & affordable, and just my style. Check out my interview with the lovely ladies & make sure to leave a comment below for the chance to win one of their handmade creations! (Contest ends Monday!)

LPF: How did you come up with the name for your business?
Stella: We came up with our name because of our dog Stella! She is our little princess!

LPF: What is the background of the creators of Stella Accessories?
Stella: The creators of Stella Accessories are Samantha Vigorito, Danielle Zuckerman, Taylor Sugrue, and Alexia Panza. We are four roommates who met a year ago through going to school for fashion. Taylor and Danielle are from Manalapan, NJ Samantha is from Monroe, CT, And Alexia is from Ft. Laurderdale FL. We are all currently fashion students working our way into the industry at FIT and LIM College in NYC.

LPF: What kinds of goodies do you sell & what makes your accessories special?
Stella: We sell headbands, hair pins, and hair combs. What makes them so special is that we hand-make all of our accessories so each one is unique and a little bit different!

LPF: Where do you find the materials used in your work?
We find the materials we use throughout the city and through our collection over time. Some of the pearls for instance may have once been a necklace from our mother, while some of the charms are vintage earrings from thrift shops around the city.

LPF: What advice do you have for other young entrepreneurs?
Stella: The advice that we have for young entrepreneurs is to never stop believing in your goals, and don't just say you will do something and regret not doing it. Take action!

LPF:What kind of girl do you see wearing your accessory creations?
The types of girls that wear our accessories collection are typically fashion forward consumers. Some of our headbands and more intricate than others and require a trendy girl with desire to be fashion forward and a trend-setter!! We also have more simple types for girls who have more of a classic sophisticated look a 'la Blair Waldorf.

LPF: Where can we buy your amazing work?
We are currently working on our website so customers can conveniently order hair accessories online, but for now just e-mail . Through this e-mail you can let us know which headband you see that you want or explain an idea you may have of something you want us to create specifically for you.

xoxo, lauren

p.s. to check out more of their designs, check out their new website!


lisa said...

Great spotlight post!

Kira Fashion said...

love the headbands!

a kiss!!!

rachel said...

those are amazing! do you know where to view pictures of their designs (the ones that you can email them to order)?

Stella Accessories said...

To view our designs check out the photo website:

(our website is under construction at the moment)

Our e-mail is:

Thank you so much for your interest!

-Stella Accessories

Nina said...

very cool. i like the peacock one. and i love that they named the line after their dog! :)

Kelly said...

I love Stella, so I know I will love Stella Accessories!!

Couture Carrie said...

Excellent items and interview!


LML said...

i love any hair thingies!!! these are especially cute!

K.B. said...

congratulations on your study abroad program!!! i am so jealous, that sounds fabulous!

Nina said...

hi! i am actually 5'2" but for some reason everyone thinks i'm taller. i think it's just the way my body is proportioned - really short torso and longer legs. and killer heels also help. ;)

Fabulously Fashionable Dawn said...

I'm going to check them out maybe we can sell them at my boutique

Clara said...

I love hair accessories, especially headbands! Thanks for letting us know.

Ugh, I just tried to check out the designs, but the link isn't working for me! Help :(

gilda said...

i like the headbands too! anything OTT is good with me :D

ps: stella from PR is actually really nice! hahaha i loved her. she was real. compared to kenley, she's like an angel.

K.B. said...

oh wow, i love fun headbands like those!!

Stella Accessories said...

Hi Clara, sorry the link didn't work. We actually just made a website and it will be up and running by the end of the week.

check it out on friday:

budget chic said...

I like alot of the headbands with the feathers, but I wouldn't wear it myself. I just think they are kinda unique.

Anonymous said...

these headbands are not very original/cute nor is the name- its the same name as the makeup brand you could be more creative

la petite fashionista said...

you're entitled to your own opinion, but at least get the facts right! the make-up brand you're referring to is called STILA.. completely different.

la petite fashionista said...

you're entitled to your own opinion, but at least get the facts right! the make-up brand you're referring to is called STILA.. completely different.

amanda said...

how can i see more of these headbands? and where can i buy them? i live in manalapan, i heard of you girls.. there amazing.

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