New Designer: Zoë Chicco

Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Chicco discovered her knack for jewelry design at an early age. By the time she attended Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York, she had committed to a major in metalsmithing and a lifelong pursuit of adornment design. With a horizon-expanding sojourn at the Studio Arts Center International in Florence, Italy under her belt and several apprenticeships with well-established jewelers on both coasts, Chicco set off to design, create and produce her own unique line of jewelry.

Drawing inspiration from everything around her, including art, fashion, and friends, Chicco designs many pieces in her collection with a particular muse in mind.


Under her direction and training, Zoë Chicco jewelry is produced in house by a dedicated staff of artisans. Chicco’s meticulous eye for detail and quality insures every piece that leaves her Los Angeles studio has been carefully screened and lovingly hand-made.


Since its launch in 2000, her eponymous collection—which marries 14k gold with diamonds and semi-precious gemstones such as opal and turquoise—has created a cult following among celebrities and trendsetters alike. Loyal celebrity clients include: Jessica Alba, Giselle Bündchen, Jennifer Lawrence, Sofia Vergara, Miranda Kerr, Cameron Diaz, Dakota Fanning, Penelope Cruz and Allison Brie, to name a few.


Chicco currently resides and works in Los Angeles with her husband, Tim, their son Truman, and their dog, Rocco.

Uma Oils: Organic Beauty Made Easy

Uma Oils is a 100% organic oil company that specializes in “farm to bottle” beauty and wellness. For centuries, the Uma estate has farmed and crafted the world’s finest organic oils, securing the coveted role of trusted supplier to the world’s most prestigious beauty brands – ranging from Tom Ford to Estée Lauder.


Meet Shrankhla Holecek


Founder of Uma Oils Holecek believes that ancient recipes for beauty should be accessible to everyone.

It is our mission to bring you unparalleled purity from the rarest, most organic ingredients in the world.
— Shrankhla Holecek

With a wide range in products Uma makes something for everyone. Balancing between beauty and wellness Uma uses aromatherapy and massage to make you look good and feel good.

The Women Behind the Beauty

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Uma is among the first farms in India to give women equal pay for equal work and women make up over 50% of Uma’s workforce. Uma reinvests a third of their profits back into their community as well as operating health clinics and offering scholarships to local youth.

The Legacy

“Our ancestors were the gatekeepers of their craft – handcrafting essential oil blends in the Ayurvedic tradition – and passed down this expertise over generations. Beloved by royalty, our potent (and secret) formulas have long adorned the beauty regiments of princesses and queens, and deliver the same profound effects today. Uma’s unique line of products was created especially to bring our rich heritage, pristine ingredients, and centuries of knowledge to you in an intimate form.” -Shrankhla Holecek


New Designer: Cuero & Mor

With fall on its way we have recently welcomed a new designer into our Serafina family.

Established in 2014, Spain is the brand’s home where its leather goods are manufactured. Cuero&Mør founding pillars are a passion for detail, quality and craftsmanship for beautiful, timeless and functional products. Each item is in harmony with the everyday lives of the women for whom it is designed. 

Creative direction is under the guidance of Maria Eugenia Diaz and Pepe Romero, who started Cuero&Mør from a leather workshop where they mastered the artistic and the artisanal side. 

Styled with anything from a pair of jeans and a tee shirt to formal wear these bags are as versatile as they are stylish. With a sense of sleek sophistication these bags are an essential.

In The Press: Closed

Can This Cult German Denim Brand Resurrect the Look of ’80s Jeans? by Nancy Macdonell from Vogue

For its Fall collection, the Hamburg-based brand Closed—think a Teutonic A.P.C.or, as CEO Gordon Giers says, “A German denim brand with an insane love for details that wants to make the clothes that people live in every day”—decided that it was time for the people who wore Closed to know the people who made Closed, both as a company and as individuals. To chart the label’s evolution over the years, designers perused the archives from its heyday in the 1980s, plucking big hair–decade styles such as pedal pushers and jodhpurs from the dustbin of fashion history and recalibrating them for a new generation, all the while emphasizing details such as their signature X-pockets and fly labels.

To further the point that the family-owned brand is essentially a close-knit team of friends and relatives, the campaign was shot on employees and their mates (who are, it must be said, an amazingly attractive bunch). The combination ofreimagined styles and plethora of new and vintage imagery is simultaneously inspirational—remember when back lacings were cool?—and highly shoppable.

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