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Ladies! Please, leave me a comment if you’ve ever had a laser facial. I’m so curious if this is a common thing because IT SHOULD BE. Let me take you back to the Autumn of 2017 (not even a year ago!). My skin was fairly good, a few blemishes here and there but nothing crazy….

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In case you were wondering, two of my favorite things are: French macarons and tea time. Vanilla flavor to be exact, is my favorite French macaron. Followed by Pistachio. My mouth is watering just thinking about them! I discovered the beautiful patisserie, Laduree, on my first trip to Paris when I was 18 years old….

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As you may or may not know, my Mom is the original Boss Lady in my life (besides her Mom, my Grams — of course!) My Mom, Dr. Ann Auburn, is a Family Practice Doctor as well as a Doctor of Osteopathy (having to do with bones, joints and muscles). At her practice they focus…

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Nothing wrong with staying on trend. Am I right? Or Am I right?! We’re highlighting our top ten trending jewels right now on www.katiedeanjewelry.com — Here it goes! First up! The Evil Eye Necklace #2: The Crystal Chain Choker #3: The Hammered Band Ring #4: The Coin Ring #5: Initial Stud “C” #6: The Evil Eye…

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It’s no secret that we love our dainty studs. They are handmade in LA without nickel (ahem, that means they are hypoallergenic for all you ladies that have sensitive ears) and we push the limits on how small we can make them. The star of the show, literally, being our Little Dipper Studs, pictured below….

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we’re having a WEDDING Planning party! Not literally but it does feel like I’m running a wedding marathon right now. 2018 just arrived and it’s already FLYING BY. Wedding planning has officially taken over all of my free time (no complaints though!). Both Jon and myself are head deep into planning mode. It’s time for us…

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A first look inside our new vintage inspired series Why vintage? Why now? Well, I’m happy you asked! I’ve been inspired by vintage jewelry since I was a little girl. When my Grandma Julia passed down one of her pieces to me I was in awe of the detailing and the stories that lived inside…

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 RING STACKING: 101 We often get asked, how do you create the perfect ring party? To be honest, there is no ‘right way’ because perfection lies within the eye of the beholder BUT there are some helpful tips that will make creating that beautiful ring party much easier. First things first: It’s all about…

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We’ve got a new crush… and it’s called VELVET. Oh so lux and glam. It’s the perfect material to match gold, dainty jewels with. Which is why I just had to have it. Side note – this shoot was one of my favorites! I mean, who doesn’t love a yellow VW Van? If that doesn’t…

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Corduroy is making a major comeback. And we’re loving it! Irresistibly cute, it’s here to stay. I don’t know about you but I tend to work faster and more efficiently when I’m around other people. It’s just one of those quirky things. Some people like to work alone in absolute silence and others like to…

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It comes as no surprise that we like to break the rules at KDJ. And we’re starting the New Year by doing just that! Who said you can’t wear white in the winter? Well, we’re making our own style guide this season and it includes the sweetest off the shoulder tea cup dress there ever…

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  There’s so much to be thankful for every day but the biggest thank you of all goes to each and every one of YOU for supporting and helping Katie Dean Jewelry grow to be the biggest it’s every been! Without your loyalty and enthusiasm we wouldn’t be able to have the team that we…

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As 2017 comes to a close it makes me think back to where we started this year. “Wow”, is what I have to say! We have come so far as a team, as a company and myself as an artist. It’s such a great feeling when you take a minute to recognize your accomplishments and see…

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The latest collection (last collection of the year) is one of my favorites! It’s personal and dainty and it was meant to be in the Katie Dean Jewelry line for a while now. What inspired me to make these? I was always looking for an initial necklace that was dainty enough for my liking. Same…

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Proud to say that my jewelry line had humble beginnings. It started as a personal crafting project that I worked on in the closet underneath my stairs. A bonafide Harry Potter-esque story. It was my creative outlet that I worked on in the wee hours of the night and went from a passion project to…

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If you’ve been following along with my digital diary (aka blogposts documenting all things wedding prep) you already know Jon and I have decided upon an international wedding venue that we’re in love with. Now, we’re on to all the little details such as our florals, tablescape, invites, welcome party planning … and the list goes…

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We’re excited to put out our official Holiday Events Calendar for 2017! Hopefully we’ll see you soon at one of them. xoxo, KDJ 2017 HOLIDAY EVENTS! FLORAL FRIENDSGIVING November 16th, 6:30 – 7:30pm Join us for a night of flower crowns, party dress shopping, and much more! Stylist LA SF Showroom 1980 UNION ST. SAN…

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I just discovered a new brand and I’m OBSESSED. Drum roll please… it’s Called Realisation Par. (you’ll thank me later for introducing you) There are many things I love about their pieces. Specifically with this piece, it’s SO easy to wear. Put on your booty shorts, sans bra and wrap this dress around you –…

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We’re having a never ending summer in Cali this year … and I’m not complaining! This is one of my FAVORITE dresses from Reformation. It’s super easy to wear and I love the lace up back. It’s sexy and sweet all at the same time. A helpful tip with white dresses: any white fabric can…

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THIS DRESS WAS MADE FOR PINK LOVERS! I feel so fun and flirty in this dress! But how can you not?! One thing I really like, besides the pattern and color, is that the deep v is nicely complemented with the length of it. Normally I don’t go for such long dresses because of my…

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One of the things I find most fun about jewelry is that I adore breathing new life into pieces by mixing, matching and layering. But knowing how to layer necklaces properly without it ending up in a bit of a mess can be a tricky art. So much so that you might end up avoiding…

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I am always on the go! From meetings, to designing, to getting together with friends, my days are packed but I truly wouldn’t have it any other way. I am getting to live my dream! This bag has come into my life and changed the game. While it may look like I’m always ready to…

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I’ve been loving doing these style posts, so I’m back with another! This is a classic look for Fall with a white top and blue jeans. I absolutely looove button downs because they allow me to customize my neckline depending on the jewelry I want to wear. Here, I layered two of my most worn…

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While I absolutely love busy days full of meetings and designing, I also love to have a break every now and again and have a chill day. Echo Park is one of my favorite places to go when I have some time to enjoy myself. In case you haven’t noticed, blush pink is my favorite…

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I just got back from a whirlwind 3 and a half weeks in the Big Apple, and let me tell you–it was amazing! From all of the different neighborhoods to explore to the most incredible shopping, I’ll always be head over heels for this city. It really gives me so much inspiration and drive to…

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I’m back with another style post! This one is a favorite summertime go-to that I’ve been wearing on repeat. On a typical day I’m usually running around doing a million things (aren’t we all!). Lately with the heat waves that have been coming and going through Los Angeles I’ve been juggling trying to stay cool and…

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My goal has always been to design jewelry for everyday life. Part of investing in high quality jewelry is knowing you will be able to get a lot of wear out of the piece. I am always keeping versatility in mind! Here are a few of my personal jewelry staples that make up the perfect…

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I’m back with more Paris fashion inspo! Even though I’ve been back for weeks now, I’m still dreaming of my time in the City of Lights. There is something so wonderful about being able to walk out the door and into a city with thousands of years of history. It ironically makes me feel so…

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My trip to Paris was a DREAM to say the least… From the most incredible cafes with the best lattes and croissants, to just walking the streets and feeling the incredible energy of the people, Jon and I made memories that will last a lifetime. It’s always a little tricky to pack for travel because…

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Back at it again! This time with a white hot look. Everyone knows that it’s free reign after Memorial Day weekend (even though I don’t really adhere to the rules of ‘no white’ prior to the last Monday in May). This time I’m highlighting an outfit with all neutrals. For me an all neutral look…

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Jewelry has become a part of my everyday outfit, no matter what I am wearing or what I am doing. While I don’t recommend wearing jewelry during workouts because your sweat can wear down the gold, I definitely encourage wearing it pre and post workout to add a little glam to your look. This is…

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Because part of buying beautiful jewelry is being able style it with your wardrobe, I wanted to show you guys some of my favorite ways to wear our pieces. When I get dressed, I want to balance style & comfort. While I love to try new things, I always want to feel like me. This…

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I’m back with another outfit post! This dress is one of my faves because of bold red color blocking. Also, because shift dresses are just the best. I picked it up at a blogger event in San Francisco a couple months ago and I love how easy it is to style it — just put…

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It’s time to show you my favorite part of our Europe trip and that was traveling through France! I have a deep seeded love for the beauty of this country and of course, their food. It was amazing to see how much time and attention Parisians dedicate to detail. It seemed like every town we…

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Just a few short weeks ago I came back from an amazing trip to Europe where I traveled through Spain and France with some of my closest friends and my fiancé (!). I know a lot of you have summer travel plans and will be heading over seas so I wanted to share some of…

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KATIE DEAN JEWELRY  Summer events 2017 We have a fantastic line up of events for this summer and we want to meet YOU there! Come say hello if you’re in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland, Portland, Seattle, NYC or Boston! In the meantime, follow along with us on Instagram and mark your calendars with the event details…

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JEWELRY CARE 101 Here are some tips on how to care for your new jewels to help them stay shiny and bright for a long, happy life! Katie Dean Jewelry is handmade and all our stones have the personal touch of being hand-glued in. The below recommendations are made due to the nature of the jewelry being handmade rather than by…

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{Pictured above:Cactus Stud and Moon Stud} One of the most common things we hear from our customers when it comes to jewelry, specifically earrings, is that they have a skin sensitivity to certain metals. One of the most prevalent metal allergies is nickel. A lot of times nickel allergies become an issue with earrings but depending on the severity, it can be an issue with…

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Part of the fun of creating beautiful jewels is creating relationships with other small businesses, like boutiques that carry our jewelry… Here’s a list of 3 of our faves! Yolk Boutique in Silver Lake: This gem in the middle of one of the coolest LA neighborhoods makes us feel like a kid in a candy…

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Every year when Mother’s Day comes around I reflect on my amazing Mom and the life lessons she’s taught me, as well as how all the great women in my life have helped me to grow and become who I am today. Below are 10 lessons I’ve learned from my Mom, also a Girlboss, Dr. Ann Auburn of The…

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It’s always fun whenever our jewelry is worn on television or movies, so we were so excited to spot KDJ on Fuller House and Modern Family! Click the photos below to shop the jewels!!   XO Katie Dean

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It’s no unknown fact that we LOVE coffee shops. If you don’t already know that just check out our Instagram for proof. We spend a lot of time in the beautiful city of San Francisco and have explored many amazing local spots there. Thank goodness, SF loves good coffee and they have a knack for creating beautiful spaces…

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My 3 Tips For Healthy Living I have a very busy life. I’m constantly on the go — driving, flying, heading to meetings, designing new pieces, constructing the new pieces and working events for the line. About a year and half ago I was started to get burnt out physically. I noticed that I was getting really tired…

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I’m excited to announce that I’m turning THIRTY on March 10th & I’ve never felt happier or more myself. So many people talk about ‘getting old’ like it’s a bad thing. I don’t look at it like that in the least. My viewpoint of another year coming to a close is, ‘Wow! I’ve learned so much & I’m…

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For the first 30 Girls! I’m hand picking a piece of jewelry and including it in your order as a special thank you for being a KDJ insider + giving you FREE shipping! And who doesn’t love a surprise–especially when it involves jewelry! Shop Now use code: katie30

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If you follow along with us on Instagram, you know that we love New York City.  We are often visiting this glorious melting pot for events and markets where you can scoop up some of our dainty jewels. Since we’ve spent a fair amount of time seeking out spots that are cozy and delicious (mainly food destinations on…

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Last week I had the honor of co-hosting a lovely Galentine’s Party with Glitter Guide at the awesome, Hedley & Bennett HQs. We gathered 15 fellow women creatives we love & admire for a beautiful luncheon. It was an afternoon of pure happiness & we hope it inspires you to get your girl gang together and celebrate…

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The Katie Dean Jewelry team will be traveling coast to coast giving you a chance to meet the team in person and shop your favorite pieces of our handmade jewelry at pop-ups from the west coast & east coast. We’d love to meet you! Pop Up at The Standard Hair.Lash.Brow // Wednesday Nov 30th, 5-8pm The…

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PICTURED ABOVE: Hamsa Hand Necklace The launch of the new Katie Dean Jewelry collection earlier this year has been amazing, and we’re going to be sharing some of our favorites like the new Crystal Chain Choker in at the KDJ Pop Up held at Hedley & Bennett in Vernon, CA and then we’ll be stopping…

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The new Katie Dean Jewelry handmade collection is headed to San Fran + Pasadena this weekend for two great arts & craft shows! Stop in if you’re a local to meet the team and pick out your favorite dainty & delicate jewelry from our collection. We’d love to meet you! West Coast Craft // Sat +…

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Have your man standing strong next to you with these hand-made black bracelets that’ll give him the fresh edge over all the other guys. Shop The Owl Coin Bracelet For Men Shop the Skull + Black Beaded Bracelet For Men Shop the Silver + Black + Blue Beaded Bracelet For Men

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We are so excited to announce that we will be at the renowned Renegade Craft Fair in Chicago and Denver this fall! Come on over to say hello and shop the jewels! xo, Katie DETAILS // RENEGADE CHICAGO September 10 + 11 Division Street, Wicker Park 11am – 7pm RENEGADE DENVER September 24 + 25…

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BRACELET TIP 1: GO MINIMAL Grabbing a go-to bracelet that’s minimal enough to go with everything is a must. For me that’s the Fantasia Bracelet with a white druzy stone. It’s dainty enough to wear and not be too distracting, but it adds that feminine touch to your look with ease. BRACELET TIP 2: CREATE…

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Sat + Sun, July 30 + 31, 11a – 6p Renegade Craft Fair (Portland, OR) Rejuvenation 1100 Southeast Grand Ave. Portland, OR 97214 Saturday, July 23rd, 11a – 5p Artists & Fleas Market (Venice, CA) 1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice CA

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Sat + Sun, July 16 + 17, 11a – 6p Renegade Craft Fair (San Francisco, CA) Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavillion 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA  94123, United States Saturday, July 16th, 11a – 5p Artists & Fleas Market (Venice, CA) 1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice CA

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Katie Dean Jewelry will be popping up in Michigan this Wednesday & Friday. On Wednesday stop by the KDJ Pop-Up Shop at The Standard Salon in Lansing, MI and on Thursday head out to the Cheeky Strut Salon in Grand Rapids, MI. We can’t wait to see you there!   Wednesday, June 29th, 5 – 8p…

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It’s a good thing we love to travel at KD Jewelry. Our team would love to meet you! Stop by any of our upcoming events to meet us and check out our amazing jewelry. This week you’ll be able to catch us in Michigan at the West Elm Pop-Up Shop and at Rowster Coffee. If…

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Dainty necklaces are the perfect accessory for layering. Have two to three different styles that you can easily layer up or wear solo.  Start out with a necklace that is 15 – 16 inches. This typically will sit around your collarbone and it’ll be your first layer if you decide to layer it with other…

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Like magic Katie Dean Jewelry will be in two places at once! If you live near Venice, CA stop out and see us for the Artists & Fleas Market! If you’re a northerner in Lansing, MI stop by and say hello at the River City Market in the Old Town Marquee. See you this weekend!…

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We’ve got a weekend full of sun & fun in California. If you live near where we’ll be stop out to see our full collection and bring your best girlfriends to help you pick out your favorite pieces. It’s been a long week, you deserve a little treat! See you there! xoxo -Katie   Sat…

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Katie Dean Jewelry will be back in Brooklyn this weekend at the Renegade Craft Fair and in our hometown of Los Angeles at Artists & Fleas. I’ll see you there! Details below! xoxo // KDJ

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I love stacking up my rings! I designed a lot of the rings specifically to be worn together actually. I’m personally a big fan of the Two Gem Ring – I always suggest getting this piece made in solid gold because it will never go out of style and it is a perfect everyday ring….

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This week Katie Dean Jewelry will be in the concrete jungle at WundaBar Pilates and Artists & Fleas in New York and Williamsburg. Then back to Los Angeles for for Markers Market! Details below. xoxo // KDJ

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This weekend Katie Dean Jewelry will be in Venice, CA for Artists & Fleas, Williamsburg for Artists & Fleas as well as New York, NY at The Elk Coffee for a Mother’s Day Pop Up! Enjoy this special mother’s day weekend, the beach & the city lights! Details below. xoxo // KDJ   PHOTO CREDIT: VENICE, CA…

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SF + LA This weekend Katie Dean Jewelry will be in four places at once! Come see us at Renegade Craft Fair, Jackalope Arts Fair, Unique LA, and Urban Air Market! Whether you are in San Francisco, Pasadena, or Los Angeles, you are in the right spot to come and shop the jewels! Can’t wait…

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Lately the Katie Dean Jewelry team has been hopping around different neighborhoods and uncovering some local gems! A current favorite of ours is located in the up-and-coming Highland Park neighborhood : CIVIL COFFEE! Between their delicious drip coffee, avocado toast with shiitake bacon, and donut Wednesday’s, there is plenty to love. And that’s not even mentioning how…

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SHOW MOM YOUR LOVE WITH KDJ Mother’s Day is creeping up on us, and Katie Dean Jewelry wants to make sure you are prepared to show your mom how much you love her! From NOW until FRIDAY, MAY 6TH, enjoy – 10% off + free shipping! – *use code: “LOVEYOUMOM” at checkout  

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WE LOVE LARIATS Still have to take advantage of our Mother’s Day 10% off + Free Shipping promo? Shop Katie Dean Jewelry’s lariats! These are the perfect gift for mom because they make a statement and can be worm at a variety of lengths to be worn with multiple necklines! Shop now and use the code…

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THE BEACH AND THE BAY This weekend Katie Dean Jewelry will be in San Francisco for Treasure Island Flea AND in Venice for Artists & Fleas! Enjoy the coast and shop the jewels and goodies from other local vendors! Details below. xoxo // KDJ VENICE, CA Saturday, April 23. 11am – 5pm Artists & Fleas…

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BRING ON THE BLING! One of our favorite sparklers is back in stock – in four colors! Deck out your digits with our super shimmery Fantasia Ring and receive – FREE SHIPPING – through Wednesday, 4/20! * use code FANTASIALOVE at checkout

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ALL ABOUT ARIZONA The Katie Dean Jewelry Team is so excited to be popping up at the Jackalope Art Fair in PHOENIX this weekend! This will be our first time at this event and we can’t wait to share the jewels with you Southwestern ladies! Stop by our booth and check out the other vendors. Find details…

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CURRENTLY CRAVING The KDJ team simply can’t get enough of Coolhaus Ice Cream now that the weather in Los Angeles is warming up!  From fruity pebbles ice cream sandwiches to bacon salt ice cream bars, we are dreaming of their sweet treats on a regular basis. This June you will find us popping up in one…

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WE SEE YOU’RE A GYPSY! Hey free spirits! The April Jewel of the Month has been decided … and it’s just in time for MUSIC FESTIVAL SEASON! Throughout the month of April, take 20% off the Gypsy Hand Piece! We can’t wait to see you rocking this beauty your crop tops and cut offs at…

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KDJ + GUM TREE! We are so happy to announce that Katie Dean Jewelry is now available at Gum Tree boutique in Hermosa beach! Gum Tree carries home goods, paper products, jewelry, clothing, and the most adorable kids items. A little more about Gum Tree:  “We stock an eclectic mix of products from all over…

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SEE IN YOU IN THE BAY AND LA! This Saturday you can find Katie Dean Jewelry in Oakland at Jack of All Trades Market and on Saturday and Sunday we will be at Artisnal LA in DTLA! Come hang out with us and shop the jewels at the same time! Event details are below! xoxo //…

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COME GET CAFFEINATED! THIS SUNDAY the Katie Dean Jewelry team will be hanging out at Alfred Coffee on Melrose, sipping coffee and sharing the jewels! Come on out, grab your favorite brew, and see your favorite KDJ pieces in person! Can’t wait to see you there! Details below. xoxo // KDJ  

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LOOKING TO GET PAMPERED? When the Katie Dean Jewelry team is in need of a little pick-me-up, we know exactly where to go! Blushington is our top spot when it comes to getting pampered, and we always leave feeling like a million bucks. So many thanks to the Blushington team for consistently making us feel…

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LA LADIES! This weekend we will be hanging out around home and sharing the jewels at one of our favorite markets, Artists and Fleas, in Venice on Saturday and where we satisfy our caffeine cravings, Alfred Coffee, in West Hollywood on Sunday! Whether you are in the mood to shop other local vendors or stop…

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BEAUTIFY YOUR EASTER BASKET Katie Dean Jewelry is making sure you have a little extra bling in your basket this Easter! Enjoy FREE SHIPPING in honor of the holiday NOW through MONDAY! Use code “EASTERBUNNY” at checkout. *domestic orders only.

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LOVELIEST LITTLE EGGS This year the Katie Dean Jewelry team is going to go all out when it comes to decorating Easter eggs! It’s the perfect excuse to exercise our creativity and celebrate the spring season and we discovered an article sharing the most darling designs. Take a peek at the article here and see…

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ONE SATURDAY : TWO SALES This weekend you can find Katie Dean Jewelry at two of our favorite locations: Los Olivos General Store and Artists & Fleas Market in Venice! Stop by and shop the jewels if you’re in either area. We would love to see you! Details below. xoxo // KDJ LOS OLIVOS, CA…

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BUT FIRST, COFFEE. A new coffeeshop popped up in the Silver Lake neighborhood not that long ago and we have to admit, we are smitten! Alfred Coffee not only has the most perfect wallpaper for Instagram photo opps, but their coffee is crave-worthy! We have been popping into this shop on the regular for our morning…

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SHOP OUR KDJ POT O’ GOLD Celebrate the luck of the Irish by adding some KDJ classics to your own personal pot of gold. Our solid yellow and rose gold jewels are waiting for you! xoxo // KDJ

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P O P P I N G  U P This weekend we will be hanging out at Blushington, our absolute fave makeup studio, in Woodland Hills and Artists & Fleas in DTLA!  Come get beautified with us on Friday and shop local vendors on Saturday! Can’t wait to see you. xoxo // KDJ

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CELEBRATE WITH US! In honor of Katie’s birthday today, March 10th, enjoy a little birthday gift on her behalf! TODAY ONLY: Take 10% off + free shipping (on domestic orders)! use code HAPPYBDAYKD at checkout! xoxo // KDJ

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BAY AREA BREW + BREAD On a recent trip to San Francisco, Katie stopped by a local hot spot that was too good to not share! The Mill on Divisadero Street is the perfect spot to grab a coffee or linger and enjoy some of their delicious baked goods (highly recommended!). We are completely smitten…

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HAVE WE CONNECTED YET? Be the first to know about sales, pop up shops, new pieces, and collaborations! For the quickest updates about Katie Dean Jewelry, be sure to follow us on Instagram! Can’t wait to connect! xoxo // KDJ

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SEE YOU ON THE LA COAST! This weekend Katie Dean Jewery will be enjoying the ocean air and sharing the jewels at Artists & Fleas in VENICE. We can’t wait to see you there! Details below. xoxo // KDJ VENICE, CA Saturday, March 5th. 11am – 5pm Artists and Fleas Market 1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice,…

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TAKE A HIKE Spending time outdoors year round is a major perk of living Los Angeles and the Katie Dean Jewelry team likes to take full advantage of this by going on hikes on a regular basis! Because living an active lifestyle is so important to us, here is a list of our top five…

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VERNON, CA – THIS WEEKEND! This Saturday Katie Dean Jewelry is cooking up a pop-up shop with our favorite apron company, Hedley & Bennett at their headquarters. Between their aprons fit for a chef and our jewels, we will keep you looking stylish and fancy while spending time in the kitchen! See you Saturday! Vernon, CA…

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BE YOUR OWN VALENTINE Last call for FREE SHIPPING in honor of Valentine’s Day! *on domestic orders xoxo // KDJ

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CONTINUE TO TREAT YO-SELF What better way to pamper yourself this Valentine’s month than paying a visit to the spa! We’ve done our homework and studied up on the best Los Angeles spas. So if you are looking to show yourself some love, check out any of these top three spots! Kate Somerville  8428 Melrose…

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We will see you again this weekend, Los Angeles ladies! Come stop in to the California Market Center on Saturday for The Essentials market! Katie Dean Jewelry will be hanging with the jewels and ready to see all your smiling faces. <3 More details below! xoxo // KDJ LOS ANGELES, CA Saturday, February 20. 5-10pm…

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HAPPY VALENTINES TO ALL OUR LADIES! We know that Valentine’s Day is a holiday typically to shower those you love in gifts … but considering the team at Katie Dean Jewelry is all about self-love, we want to give you the opportunity to spoil YOURSELF this Valentine’s Day! Enjoy FREE SHIPPING from February 10-17 by using code…

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THANK YOU FOR SHOWING YOUR GRATITUDE Before the release of KDJ x Gratitude Collaborative Bestie Box, we hosted a celebratory dinner at a local favorite: Croft Alley We couldn’t wait to share all the goodies with some incredible women who inspire us daily t hrough their writing, sense of style, photography, etc. A HUGE thanks to…

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WE LOVE LOS ANGELES And that’s why Katie Dean will be showering you in jewels this week! We will be all over the city between today and Sunday so find the spot closest to you and come say “hi!” OR Drop some hints to your Valentine so they can get some last minute gift ideas!…

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SHOW YOUR GALS YOUR GRATITUDE This Valentine’s Day, Katie Dean Jewelry is teaming up with the Gratitude Collaborative in order to help you shower the ladies you love with Galentine’s gifts! Each box feeds 20 children in need in the United States and is filled with goodies your bestie is going to love! Show the special…

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MY LOVES The February Jewel of the Month is dedicated to all of you! Thank you for being my Valentines this year. Enjoy 20% off the Mi Amor Necklace during the month of February! *discount already taken* xoxo // KDJ

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POPPING UP AT BARRE BELLE This Saturday come get your sweat and shop on with Katie Dean at Barre Belle! Details below! xoxo // KDJ LOS ANGELES, CA Saturday, February 6. 9am – 12pm Barre Belle Pop-Up Shop 113 N La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036

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SHOPS WE LOVE : MOOCHIE CREATIVE! When it comes to throwing a killer party, the first impression is key! We are suckers for adorable stationary and invitations, which is why we are completely crushing on LA Based graphic designer, Moochie Creative! Carly’s Instagram is full of inspiring images of her custom original invites, handwriting, etc. and…

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WE <3 WEST ELM! This weekend Katie Dean Jewelry will be hosting a pop-up shop at one of our favorite home decor stores, West Elm! We constantly find ourselves drooling over their inventory, so we can’t wait to set up shop in their store and share the jewels with you! Come visit us at the…

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HEY, BAY BABES! Katie Dean Jewelry will be coming up the coast for the weekend! We can’t wait to see you at Treasure Island Flea and West Elm. Check out the details below and come shop the jewels in person! xoxo // KDJ SAN FRANCISCO, CA Saturday & Sunday, January 30 & 31. 10am –…

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BOOK LOVING BABES! Katie Dean just finished reading Drew Barrymore’s most recent memoir and we can’t recommend it enough! It is composed of a series of personal essays where Drew gives us details about her adult life. It is funny, honest, and full of stories that were full of heart. We loved Drew Barrymore before…

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DON’T GIVE UP! Make 2016 the year that you kept your New Year’s Resolution! The Katie Dean Jewelry team hopes you began the year feeling inspired, motivated, and with a realistic resolution! The #1 thing that will kill a resolution is committing to something that is unattainable. If you started 2016 with an achievable goal, here…

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Give the Gift of KDJ this VDAY! Valentine’s Day is already a month away, and Katie Dean Jewelry is here to help! It’s time to start thinking about what to give that special someone (or what to ask for). Don’t forget that our solid gold jewels are custom made, so be sure to get those…

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WE <3 PARIS We are hoping that 2016 will be a year of TRAVEL and the top spot on our list is Paris! From the fashion, to the crepes, to the Eiffel Tower, Paris is a city that makes our hearts pitter patter. We are dreaming of strolling through the Louvre or Monet’s garden and…

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BRINGING IT BACK TO LOS ANGELES! Hey, LA! Katie Dean Jewelry is back from The Sunshine State and ready to hit the Artists & Fleas Market this weekend! We can’t wait to check out the other vendors and share the jewels with you! Check out the details below, and we hope to see you there!…

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TOP FIVE OF 2015 Thank you all for such an incredible year! We were so thrilled to share the new collection with you, and felt so supported by you all! Here are the five pieces from the new Katie Dean Jewelry collection that you loved the most in 2015. PENDULUM NECKLACE Tick Tock–it’s time for…

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HEY STUD! We have chosen the January Jewel of the Month – and it’s one from the new collection! Snatch up the Three Bat Studs for 20% through the end of the month! These beauties are available in both gold and silver, and are perfect for day or night. They are one of our favorites!

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SEE YOU SOON, SUNSHINE STATE! This weekend we will be posted up in Clearwater, Florida for the Pierce Street Market and we can’t imagine a better way to start off the New Year! Come visit us and shop the other incredible vendors! More details below. <3 xoxo // KDJ CLEARWATER, FL Saturday & Sunday, January…

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Happy 2016, everyone! From weekends packed with Pop Up Shops all over the country, features in big publications, and being included as a Branded Shop on Forever 21, It’s been a huge year for Katie Dean Jewelry and we can’t wait to see what 2016 has in store! Here’s a little personal ‘thank you’ from…

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LIVEN UP YOUR L.B.D. The team at Katie Dean Jewelry can’t wait to ring in the New Year! We’ve been planning our outfits since Christmas and can’t wait to don the Fantastia Necklace, Bracelet, and Ring to add some bling to our little black dresses. Have a safe and Happy New Year, ladies! xoxo //…

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Dust off your little black dress and get ready to shop! Katie Dean Jewelry is offering FREE PRIORITY SHIPPING to those of you who are looking for the perfect bling to wear while ringing in the New Year! Whether your style is simple or bold, you will find what you are looking for in our…

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SEASONS GREETINGS! We hope you all have a safe and happy Holidays with the people you love! Pssst- We can’t help but look forward to New Year’s Eve. Katie Dean Jewelry is the perfect accent to a classic Little Black Dress! Be sure to place your orders for some special bling to wear while ringing…

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KDJ LOVES THE EARTH + HOLIDAYS Keep your gifts earth friendly and get creative with your wrapping this year! KDJ is absolutely loving presents wrapped in newspaper, magazines, craft paper, and other supplies you may already have around the house. Here are a few images to inspire you this year! And don’t forget to top…

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MEET US IN THE MITTEN Get your last minute shopping done with us in Michigan! We have three pop-ups this week just in time for the holiday. Get the details below, and we will see you soon! Lansing, MI Tuesday, December 22. 4-7pm Curvacious Pop-Up 513 E Grand River Ave., Lansing, MI 48906 Grand Rapids,…

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MAKE SURE YOUR GIFTS ARRIVE ON TIME! The holidays are just around the corner and it’s time to place orders for your last minute gifts! Don’t wait until it’s too late! Jewelry the ladies in your life will love is just a few clicks away … xoxo // KDJ

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IT’S SWEET TOOTH SEASON! It’s holiday season and you know what that means… It’s time to bake cookies! A favorite for the Katie Dean team are pumpkin chocolate chip cookies. Katie has years of memories of baking these with her grandma and we can’t deny how delicious are. Give this recipe a try this year!…

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SEE YOU SOON SEATTLE! This weekend Katie and the team will be in SEATTLE bringing you the jewels to shop in person at Renegade Craft Fair! We can’t wait to see all you Washington women just in time for the holidays! xoxo // KDJ SEATTLE, WA Saturday and Sunday, December 19 & 20 11am-6pm Renegade…

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SOLID GOLD GALS! Calling all orders for solid gold pieces! Because these items are made to order they take a bit longer to arrive. Be sure to place these orders now if you are planning to give solid gold gifts this year! Thanks for planning ahead! xoxo // KDJ

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EL SEGUNDO – THE POINT Katie Dean Jewelry will be posted up at the Madewell Store in El Segundo TOMORROW. Come shop their dreamy clothing and the KDJ jewels! The Point 860 S Sepulveda Blvd #104, El Segundo, CA 92045

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DON’T FORGET! Did you know that all first-time Katie Dean Jewelry customers get 10% off their first order? Take advantage of this promotion now and start crossing some names off your holiday shopping list! xoxo // KDJ

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    IT’S GETTING BUSY! It’s another huge week for Katie Dean Jewelry. We are taking over the west coast! Take a peek at the events below to see if we will be in your neck of the woods! Holiday shopping is about to go DOWN in Santa Monica, El Segundo, Los Feliz, and Century City! More…

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GIFTS FROM OUR FAVORITE GIRLBOSSES! The Katie Dean Jewelry team absolutely loves giving gifts with meaning and fortunately we are surrounded by some amazing women who inspire us with their ambition and also the products they’ve created! Below is our Top 5 Gift Guide (with a little extra bonus because we just couldn’t choose!) The…

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OFFICIALLY INTRODUCING THE TRIBAL RING The Katie Dean Jewelry jewel of the month is the TRIBAL RING! This is the first time we have chosen an item from the new collection as the JOTM, so take advantage of this offer while you can! This ring is the perfect statement piece and can hold it’s own…

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TIME TO GET YOUR SHOP ON! Happy Cyber Monday, ladies! If you missed our Black Friday sale this past weekend (or just have more shopping to do!) Katie Dean Jewelry is offering 25% off TODAY ONLY! This is the perfect opportunity to knock out some of your holiday shopping with gifts the ladies in your…

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CALI + MIDWEST! Who is ready to start holiday shopping? We know we are! This weekend Katie Dean Jewelry will be in Los Angeles at the Artisanal LA Holiday Market, Unique LA at California Market Center, AND Shop For Her Event at the Lombardi House! You can also find us in Chicago at the Renegade…

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A HUGE THANKS FROM KDJ! Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! This year we are incredibly thankful for all of YOU! It’s been a big season for Katie Dean Jewelry with the launch of the new collection, and your support has not gone unnoticed. You all have been so wonderful, and made the launch of a new pieces…

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BROOKLYN BABES! Katie Dean Jewelry will be in the neighborhood –this- weekend for the always amazing Artists & Fleas market in Williamsburg! We are so excited to share our project alongside the other amazing vendors they host, and we hope to see your smiling faces there! Check out more details below, and get ready to shop!…

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NYC BOUND! Katie Dean Jewelry has a weekend in the Big Apple ahead! We can’t wait to hang out at Artists & Fleas in Brooklyn both Saturday and Sunday. Stay tuned for more details in our next blog post! Also coming up this week is Thanksgiving and we have a – special sale – on the…

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KDJ x AMANDA CREW We are girl crushing hard on Silicon Valley actress, Amanda Crew, and it looks like the feeling is mutual! She was recently spotted sporting two Katie Dean Jewelry pieces: The Light as a Feather Necklace and The Double Dipping Necklace!     A huge thanks to Amanda and to YOU for all…

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THIS JUST IN Add some flair around your face with Katie Dean’s latest earring styles! We have simple studs and daring dangles just waiting to be shopped.  And don’t forget the rest of our new arrivals are awaiting as well … xoxo // KDJ

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CALLING ALL CALI + MICH LADIES Visit us this weekend! Katie Dean Jewelry will be in Los Angeles at the super fun Artists and Fleas Market as well as San Francisco for the Renegade Craft Fair! Both of these events are all day Saturday AND Sunday. Can’t wait to see you there! Michigan gals, get…

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GET READY TO BE PAMPERED Los Angeles, Ladies – Run, don’t walk, to our latest obsession: Olive & June! The Katie Dean Jewelry team would be in sad shape if it weren’t for their amazing team who keep our nails looking fresh! Because what good is a Katie Dean ring on a finger with chipped…

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NEW ARM ACCESSORIES NOW IN THE SHOP Liven up your wrists with some of Katie Dean Jewelry’s latest additions! The new collection contains a bunch of new bracelet beauties just waiting to be worn together or alone. (and don’t forget to check out our hand pieces as well. The new ones are show stoppers!) xoxo…

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CALLING ALL COLORADO BABES This coming weekend is the incredible Jackalope Art Fair and Katie Dean Jewelry is going to be in your neck of the woods! We can’t wait to share the new collection with you while soaking in your beautiful state! Come see us on the 14th and 15th at the EXDO Event…

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A REASON TO CELEBRATE In celebration of the new collection, Katie Dean recently helped host a dinner for some of our favorite Girl Bosses at the incredible local restaurant, Croft Alley! Along with gorgeous decorations and delicious food (Pinspiration, anybody?), it was an evening of incredible conversation, lots of laughs, and a preview of the new…

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TAKE 20% OFF ONE OF OUR ESSENTIALS Winter is coming up and we know how important LAYERS are this time of year. This is why we have decided to make the Jewel of the Month the One Love Rings! These delicate beauties are the absolute perfect mix & match piece, so stock up and start…

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CALLING ALL CALIFORNIANS AND MICHIGANDERS Whether you live in the midwest or on the west coast, Katie Dean Jewelry will be in your area this week! Come visit us in Grand Rapids, Sacramento, Studio City, Highland Park, and Pasadena. Details below! xoxo // KDJ GRAND RAPIDS, MI Thursday, November 5. 5-8pm Bengtson Center for Aesthetics…

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NEW SHOP ADDITIONS! We love our new necklaces! Whether you are seeking a statement piece or something lovely for layering, we gotcha covered. You can view the entire new collection here, and don’t forget we offer complimentary shipping for domestic orders over $75! xoxo // KDJ

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WHO WANTS A DISCOUNT? Katie Dean Jewelry is absolutely mad about Madewell … which is why we are so thrilled to be hosting a pop up with them this weekend! Stop by the Madwell store at The Grove from 12-3pm THIS SUNDAY. Indulge in some rosé + brunch bites while you shop the jewels for 10%…

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CALLING ALL CALI BABES. Let’s sync our schedules this week! Here’s where we’ll be! Come get your fitness on with Katie Dean Jewelry in San Diego, Pasadena and Montrose at WundaBar Pilates, and shop your favorite jewels and clothing (with a soon-to-be announced promotional discount) at Madewell at The Grove! Can’t wait to see you…

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THEY’RE HERE! We are so excited to announce that you can now shop our KDJ best sellers in solid gold! Check out the 14k Gold and Rose Gold beauties here. And don’t forget we offer free shipping over $75! xoxo // KDJ

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JOIN US THIS WEEKEND IN THE GOLDEN STATE! We have two exciting events coming up this weekend! First, visit our pop-up at Los Olivos General Store to see all the jewels in person, and then follow us north to San Francisco! We will be posted up Saturday and Sunday at Treasure Island Flea alongside some…

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NEW RINGS NOW AVAILABLE! It’s no secret that we are huge fans of layering our jewels, which is why Katie designed her latest rings to be perfectly stackable! The new collection was recently released, and it’s bursting with rings of all shapes and sizes just waited to be mixed and matched. Click the image below…

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JOIN US IN DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES! Hi California girls! Join the KDJ team at the popular DTLA market, Artists & Fleas this weekend. Start making a list of the new pieces you’re going to pick up!! Details below — Hope to see you there! xoxo // KDJ Downtown LA, CA 647 Mateo Street DTLA Oct 17 – 18…

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JOIN US IN THE BAY! We’re headed to the Bay area this weekend for the Jack of All Trades Market in Oakland, CA! Come out on Saturday to shop all the new jewels, grab some great food and have an amazing day outdoors! Can’t wait to see you there! xoxo // KDJ (Details below!) OAKLAND,…

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– OCTOBER –  JEWEL OF THE MONTH The October Jewel of the Month is a classic, never out of style piece: the Athena Feather Ring! It’s the perfect addition to your ring party and did you know it’s adjustable?! Click through the image to take advantage of 20% off! Want updates like this straight to your inbox? Join…

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WUNDABAR PILATES x KATIE DEAN POP-UP! We love WundaBar Pilates! Our go-to work out destination. Join us this Saturday (Oct. 3rd) from 8:30am – 11:30am at WundaBar Pilates Calabasas for a morning Pop-Up shop! A morning of fitness and jewels… perfect combo if you ask us! We hope to see you there! xo KDJ D…

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We love Michigan + California! Join Katie Dean Jewelry at the following venues to shop the latest and greatest from our newest collection plus pick up some of our classic pieces while you’re at it. Can’t wait to see you! (Check out all the details below) xoxo // KDJ Wednesday September 23rd, 9a-12pm  Pop-Up shop | GRAND RAPIDS,…

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 S A N  F R A N C I S C O This past weekend brought Katie Dean to San Francisco for the Treasure Island Flea Market! Visiting this amazing city is always something we look forward to and try take advantage of all it has to offer even if we are only there for…

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Los Angeles, join us this Sunday at Angel City Brewery! Katie Dean Jewelry will be posted up at the Harvest Event, so come grab a pint, some good food truck eats, and shop the jewels + other local products from a wide variety of vendors. We can’t wait to see you there! D E T…

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This Saturday, the Katie Dean Jewelry team will be posted up at Lorna Jane Boutique in Westfield Santa Anita. Shop their sportswear and our jewels all in one stop! Hope to see you there! xoxo // KDJ

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The September Jewel of the Month is a favorite of ours over here at Katie Dean Jewelry! The Cleopatra Hand Piece is the perfect bohemian accessory with a little bit of glam. Click through the image to take advantage of 20% off!   Want updates like this straight to your inbox? Join our mailing list for…

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One of the big perks of living in a city like Los Angeles is that amazing food is almost always right around the corner. Having access to delicious restaurants all of the time has slowly turned us all into foodies, and now we seek out the best spots wherever we go. Fortunately for Katie, on…

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It’s going to be a busy week here at Katie Dean Jewelry, and we hope to see you! We will be hanging out in SoCal and San Fran this weekend, and there’s a little something for everyone! A girls night filled with shopping at Shout & About in Echo Park, a fun day with florals…

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This weekend Katie and the jewels will be at Los Olivos General Store. If you are in the area or up for a day trip, swing by and say, “hey!” xoxo // KDJ

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Honored to be featured in one of our favorite publications RUE Magazine. Check out the full article written on Katie here and see more behind the scenes photos of the KDJ studio! Looking for a fun day trip? You can’t go wrong with a visit to beautiful Los Olivos! Join us this Saturday at the Los Olivos General…

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Guess what, you guys? We were recently featured on Rue Daily, and we could not be more excited! Check out more about Katie Dean Jewelry and an interview with Katie on their website now!   xoxo // KDJ

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It’s been a busy few weeks over here at Katie Dean Jewelry. With the launch of the new collection just around the bend, we’ve been finishing up a bunch of projects, including the look book! We recently photographed all of the new pieces over the course of two days with the BEST team. Thank you…

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Hi California girls! Join the KDJ team at the events THIS WEEKEND at a couple of our favorite venues. Hope to see you there! xoxo // KDJ

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Join us this weekend for our Pop-Up events in the SoCal area! We’ll be showcasing some of our newest pieces… Can’t wait to see you there! xo, KDJ

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We have a new favorite over here at KDJ, and it’s called Skin Laundry! Haven’t heard of it? Skin Laundry is a new facial spot created specifically for the gal-on-the-go. We are loving their treatments, which use laser and light therapy to deep clean and tone skin. On top of that, it immediately brightens, improves complexion, and…

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This month’s jewel promotion is officially decided! Enjoy 20% off the Fantasia Necklace during the month of August. Happy shopping! Want these updates sent straight to your inbox? Sign up for our email newsletter! You can find the subscription form on our homepage. xoxo // KDJ  

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When it’s too warm to layer our clothes, we stack our jewels. Beat the summer heat and take 20% OFF rings THIS WEEKEND! And don’t forget that these dainty beauties are perfect mixed and matched. Already have a Katie Dean ring that you love? Grab another and wear them both at the same time for an…

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We are excited to announce that we were recently featured in Lucy’s Magazine! We are honored to be included in a magazine with such beautiful visuals and appreciation for art. Click here to see the full issue and read an interview with Katie about the challenges of owning a small business, what inspires the jewels,…

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Hello, fellow Los Angeles residents! This Saturday, visit Katie Dean Jewelry and McFaddy Candy Co. at one of our favorite local boutiques, YOLK Free Range Design. Come hang out, shop the jewels, and pick up a special sweet treat! Is this going to be the perfect Saturday or what? 🙂 xoxo // KDJ

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We are excited to share that Katie Dean Jewelry was recently featured on College Fashionista! This site is one of our favorites because it is overflowing with fashion and beauty advice, and also regularly features small businesses, which is so important to us! It is such an honor to be included. We hope to take the time to…

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I hope you all had a fun and safe Fourth of July weekend! This is a reminder to take advantage of the free domestic shipping on Katie Dean Jewelry. Promotion ends tomorrow! Be sure to use code “FREEDOM” at checkout. xoxo // KDJ

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Now that our midwest trunk shows have passed, Katie Dean Jewelry is heading back to the west coast and hosting a couple more in California. Join us in Ojai and Silver Lake this month! More details to follow. See you soon, California girls! xoxo // KDJ

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Happy Fourth of July, everyone! Katie Dean Jewelry is proud to be a local, Made in the USA business. To show thanks for our freedom, we are offering FREE SHIPPING on all domestic orders!   Have an amazing Independence Day, everyone! And be sure to wear your favorite jewels with your red, white, and blue….

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This weekend Katie Dean Jewelry will be hanging out at Renegade Craft Fair in Chicago! Stop by to see the jewels and check out the hundreds of other vendors, along with some great music, delicious food, and interactive workshops. Hope to see you there! xoxo // KDJ

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This Thursday, Katie Dean Jewelry will be hanging out at Cheeky Strut Salon with our favorite jewels! If you are in Grand Rapids, come say “hi” and shop. We can’t wait to see you! For more information about the full event, Michigan Mermaid Beauty school, click here. And don’t forget to RSVP! xoxo // KDJ…

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This past week, Katie had the opportunity to join her mother for a quick Hawaii vacation! Considering all the time dedicated to the upcoming new collection and trunk shows, it was a welcome getaway to paradise! Shop the jewels Katie is wearing in the photos in our online store! She is also donning a couple…

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U P C O M I N G  (MID-WEST!)  E V E N T S At the end of the month, Katie is going to be heading northwest to Michigan and Chicago for a few trunk shows. If you are in the area, we would love to see you on one of the following dates/times!…

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This time of year is all about the details! The temperatures are rising, and we are tailoring down our wardrobes to simple tees, shorts, and dresses. Here at Katie Dean we like to match our minimal summer style with simple accessories, and it seems we aren’t alone! Rue Magazine’s blog, Rue Daily, embraced this simple…

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It seems the Dare Devil Necklace is on our minds this time of year! Not only did we do a special feature on this piece a few weeks ago, it has also recently been worn by model, Alli Simpson! We are completely digging how she layered this item while on the set of Teen Vogue….

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We are excited to announce that there is a fresh Katie Dean Jewelry collection in the works! We expect the the pieces to be available sometime this Fall, and we are so excited about the pieces that are completed so far. In asking Katie about her inspiration for this collection, this is what she had…

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Amanda Crew, friend of Katie Dean and actress on Silicon Valley and The Age of Adaline, was recently interviewed on Last Call with Carson Daly while wearing the Double Dipping Necklace! This is one of our favorite pieces here at Katie Dean because of it’s versatility and subtle statement. We are so glad Amanda agrees! You…

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Exciting news! Katie Dean Jewelry is now shop-able on… *drum roll please* …Forever 21! This new collaboration is truly a “pinch me” moment for us. Their online Branded Shop features some incredible independent designers, and we are so honored to be included!   So next time you are over on their website, toss some of your…

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Hey all you avid online shoppers out there! Have you checked out Keep.com yet? We LOVE this site because it allows us to purchase items from our favorite online shops all in one transaction! Not only can you shop Keep’s curated selection of online stores (perfect when you’re in need of inspiration!) you can also…

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One of our absolute favorite pieces here at Katie Dean is the Dare Devil Necklace. This particular item is a stand out piece in the shop because it is the only one that incorporates bone. This is the perfect necklace for both your edgy and demure sides because it can be styled so many different…

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Ladies! Come see Katie Dean Jewelry at Fleurish Flower shop in LA on Saturday, May 16! Come hang out, shop the jewels, get pampered, and surround yourself with beautiful blooms. This springtime event couldn’t be more perfect! <3 Can’t wait! xoxo // KDJ

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Happy Mother’s Day to all of you and your sweet moms! We hope you found a way to make her Sunday feel extra special. Just recently, Katie was lucky enough to have her mom in town! Any time they get to spend together is cherished since they live in different parts of the country, but…

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Now that we already helped you sort out your Mother’s Day plans in our last post, here is all you need to know about the Unique LA Spring Market! With over 150 reviews on Yelp and a 4.5 star rating, this artisans fair is the biggest BUY LOCAL event in the country!  For just $10…

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Mother’s Day is THIS Sunday! Haven’t planned anything yet? No need to panic! We have the perfect day planned, and it includes two of our favorite things: food and shopping! First things first, get your day started off with some delicious brunch at one of these three top spots! 1. For something a little more…

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It’s been a busy month for Katie Dean Jewelry! Along with the exciting features on BlueFly, Amore & Vita, and Blonde Bedhead, we’ve also been active at local fairs and flea markets nearly every weekend. We love getting out in the community and meeting you guys, so be sure to stay tuned for updates on…

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Did you know Mother’s Day is less than two weeks away? Don’t worry! We have you covered here at Katie Dean Jewelry. Order soon and your mom’s jewels will arrive in plenty of time AND you will also receive a special gift. That’s right! All orders over $75 will come with a “Perfect TIming” necklace…

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We are excited to share that we were recently featured in the Designer Spotlight over at Amore & Vita! Not only are Shay and Michaela awesome bloggers, they are also fans and friends of Katie Dean, and we are so honored that they did a write up about Katie and her jewelry designs. Check out…

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Happy Earth Day, lovelies! Here at Katie Dean we are using today to remind ourselves how important our environment is, and to continually remember healthy habits such as recycling, car pooling, using re-usable shopping bags, etc. Although we live in the midst of a very smoggy city, we are proud of Los Angeles for what…

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Hi, ladies! Just a heads up that Katie Dean is going to be showing her pieces at the Renew Event this Sunday! Come hang out, check out local vendors, participate in the clothing drive, watch the fashion show, have a beer or two, and enjoy live music. We can’t think of a much better way…

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Katie recently had the pleasure of attending the relaunch party of Becca Tobin’s blog, June Moss. Hosted by Becca and her stylist, Sophia Banks, the event took place on a warm and sunny afternoon, and the tables were decorated with the prettiest floral arrangements including peonies and roses – our favorites! The guests were treated…

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Katie Dean recently headed out to Venice to meet up with an Instagram friend, Stef Etow (@inkandpulp). The spot they chose is called Deus Ex Machina, which is located on Venice BLVD. Not only is Deus Ex Machina a rad motorcycle and surf shop, they also have a coffee bar located inside! It’s laid back…

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Andrea Kerbuski of Blonde Bedhead, a fellow Michigander, recently did a post featuring some Katie Dean Jewels! We absolutely love the pretty florals she chose to pair with her Double Diamond Ring and Gold Fever Hand Piece. Below is a preview of her look – and pssssst – go check out the full post on…

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If you live in the Los Angeles area and have wanted to shop Katie Dean pieces in person, here’s your chance! This Saturday, Katie Dean will be participating in the Eastside Handmade’s Event at Shopclass LA. Come check out the jewels and other beautiful hand-craft pieces by a ton of aweseome artists! What: EASTSIDE HANDMADE…

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Hey Katie Dean fans! We have a huge update to share with you today. A new collaboration was recently announced with BlueFly.com – They are now carrying Katie Dean’s amazing jewelry pieces! You can check it out on their website here, or of course you are always welcome to shop directly through our online store. We are incredibly…

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Happy Easter weekend, all! We can’t wait to break out our Sunday best tomorrow and pair it with out favorite Katie Dean jewels, of course. We are such suckers for the perfect spring dress so we wrangled up a few of our faves that would pair perfectly with the Audrey Bracelets, Earrings, and Necklace. These…

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We are officially in the season of renewal! Spring has sprung, and we are spotting the prettiest blossoms all over the city. To really get into the spring spirit we created a board full of inspiration on our Pinterest! Here are some highlights, and check out more here. What are you most looking forward to…

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We gotta admit, we are a touch behind the times over here at Katie Dean. Katie just recently started diving into the 50 Shades of Grey books. With all the talk surrounding the movie that was released on Valentine’s Day, we had to see was the fuss was about. Even though we are just a…

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Not to say that we don’t eagerly anticipate the weekends like the rest of you, but Tuesdays are one of our favorite days of the week. Why? Because the farmer’s market in our neighborhood is open! The Silver Lake farmer’s market is relatively small, but full of organic produce, homemade breads and spreads, and awesome…

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Happy first day of spring, Ladies! Not only is it the start of one of our favorite seasons, it’s also the weekend. *Cheers!* We know you’ve been so eager to dig your favorite summer dress and open-toed shoes out of the back of your closet, but don’t forget to enjoy this transition season! We may…

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day, ladies! Whether you are stuck in the office or out drinking green beer, we hope you are feeing lucky today. We are celebrating by making your favorite Katie Dean pieces while wearing green … and gold. A big part of Irish Folklore involves leprechauns and their pot of gold at the…

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A huge part of Katie’s healthy lifestyle is an effective and enjoyable fitness schedule. In the past, Katie participated in bootcamp classes and found the rigorous routine and intensity was not right for her body. After realizing how exhausted bootcamp made her feel, she took a break from a regular workout routine until discovering WundaBar. She…

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It’s here! Today is Katie’s birthday, and because we will take almost any excuse to spoil you ladies, we want you to share in our celebration! Take advantage of FREE SHIPPING on all domestic orders with the code “CELEBRATE” every day this week! Thanks for all your love and support – we hope you spoil…

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Katie Dean’s birthday is just around the corner, and to celebrate we have a sweet treat recipe to share with you! Katie loves baking, and one of her favorite things to make (and eat!) are oatmeal raisin cookies. They may not be the most traditional birthday dessert, but they are a little more guilt-free and…

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Whether it be waxing or waning, the Crescent Moon Necklace from Katie Dean is sure to add some glow to any outfit. This recent addition to the shop is beautifully understated, but it’s Swarovski Crystal details add the perfect amount interest. But even with this hint of sparkle, the Crescent Moon Necklace will always have…

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Spring is right around the corner which means we have so many things to look forward to: flowers blooming, warmer temperatures, longer days, lots of sunshine, and SPRING BREAK! That right, ladies, it’s time to start dreaming of tropical destinations and stocking up on resort wear. Sometimes deciding what to pack when going on a…

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Presentation and packaging as pretty as our pieces is important to us here at Katie Dean so we’ve been sprucing up our calligraphy skills! Katie’s favorite lovely-lettering muse is Molly Jacques; Molly is a calligrapher who lives in Detroit with her husband (who is a fine art painter), and she and Katie went to high school together!…

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We are right around the corner from music festival season, and you know what that means! It’s time to don our favorite hipster apparel, gorge ourselves on goodies from food trucks, stage hop, and dance around in the sun with our friends! Our must-have item from Katie Dean this season is the Starlight Handpiece. This beaded…

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Shout out to all the Parks and Recreation fans! February 13 is Galentine’s Day and in case you haven’t already begun the celebration, here are a few ways to spend the day with the your besties! 1. Waffle Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner. A true lady knows that these syrupy treasures shouldn’t only be enjoyed in…

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The two big Valentine’s Day questions that are swirling around our minds right now are: What to do? and What to wear?? Well, if you are local to Los Angeles, there is no need to worry because we’ve solved that problem for you! Check out five of our favorite dining-out spots and the perfect Katie…

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Adding some extra decor during the holiday season is something we always look forward to, but the team here at Katie Dean is in favor of spicing up our space year round as well. So – we did our research (on Pinterest, of course) and found some adorable Valentine’s Day decoration ideas. We couldn’t help…

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This year we are asking the X, O, and Heart Rings to be our Valentines. These sterling silver or gold plated pretties are definitely wearable year ’round, but are especially adorable during the season of love. Wear them alone or stack ’em up – either way, score the 20% off deal before it’s done! Happy…

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So maybe you can’t buy love but you CAN buy rings she will love … for 20% off! Take advantage of our ring sale now through Valentine’s Day. Simply use the code at checkout! xo // Katie Dean

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The Double Dipping Necklace is one of our favorites here at Katie Dean. One of the boldest statement pieces we create, it is still very simple and delicate. Katie designed this in November with a simple, but sassy girl in mind. We love this necklace with both higher necklines to sprinkle sugar to a simple…

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Welcome to the Katie Dean office space! While square footage is limited, Katie has managed to conserve space and keep things cute in the process. Creating her jewelry and managing the business all from her living room definitely has it’s pro and cons but since she has created a space that she feels comfortable in,…

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We can’t believe that Valentine’s Day is already less than a month away. That means we have just a few weeks and some days to book that dinner reservation, weekend away, or night with the girls! As if this wasn’t enough pressure already, we’re seeing boxes of chocolates, stuffed animals, and bouquets pop up at…

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ONE DAY ONLY! 30% off your entire order + a FREE KDJ tote bag! Use coupon code: HAPPY Don’t wait a second longer ladies, this sale ends soon. xoxo, KDJ {Ends at midnight 12.01 – no minimum purchase required}

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It’s the last day to shop our Black Friday Sale! Don’t miss out ladies!! Use coupon code: SPARKLE at checkout xo, KDJ

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It has arrived — the perfect go-to necklace. Say hello to the Guinevere! Shop this piece now…

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BLACK FRIDAY SALE! Get 25% Off your entire purchase + a FREE KDJ tote bag with your purchase now through Sunday 11/30 at midnight! Use coupon code: SPARKLE Happy Shopping! xo, KDJ *no minimum purchase required

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Deep-Dish Pumpkin-Meringue Pie Who doesn’t love a pumpkin dessert when it comes to the Holidays?! We’re a little pumpkin crazy this week …and always. So we went over to Martha Stewart for a new recipe to spice things up a bit. Room-temperature egg whites will produce the most voluminous meringue. For just the right texture,…

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