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The Changemakers: Behind-The-Scenes At BaubleBar

There’s something incredibly fun about getting a behind-the-scenes peek into a cool NYC office where great things happen — and it’s even better if the women who work there are super stylish.

 

As part of our Changemakers campaign, we identified brands we love that are Changemakers in their respective industries. Then we outfitted them in Ann Taylor and photographed them at work.

 

Hearing from these trailblazing women and getting a peek at what inspires them will fuel you up to soar at work this week (and look great doing it).

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BaubleBar is… the final say in fashion jewelry, BaubleBar was founded from the perspective of two smart, style-savvy women who felt that popular jewelry retailers could improve in selection and editorial guidance. Ergo, BaubleBar was born in January 2011, a retailer that blends accessorizing expertise with a wide selection of fresh, trend-driven pieces, whose name has become synonymous with playful, statement-making jewelry.

Elanah Entin, Social Media Manager

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What do you do at BaubleBar?  Everything social! I manage multiple channels daily including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. After perfecting my filter game over the past year, I like to think of myself as a professional Instagrammer!

What does “Changemaker” mean to you? And how does BaubleBar embody that? Plain and simple: making a change, and being one of the first to do so. BaubleBar puts fashion jewelry on the map, and empowers women to express themselves through a little (or a lot) of sparkle.

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Where do your clothes and personal style fit in to your career? I dress to feel comfortable, whether it’s a neon shirt or a polka dot dress. Wearing a statement necklace or earrings always amps up my look, and I love to wear bright lipstick regardless of the occasion.

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Elanah is wearing our Hexagon Geoprint Cropped Pants and Embroidered Chiffon Blouse. 

 

Fei Long, Business Development and Partnerships Manager

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What do you do at BaubleBar? I am lucky enough to get to work on fun collaborations with brands and personalities we love. We have a few exciting partnerships in the pipeline that we can’t wait to share with the world!

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What does “Changemaker” mean to you? And how does BaubleBar embody that? To me a changemaker is someone who isn’t afraid to take chances and try something unexpected. At BaubleBar, we’ve been fortunate enough to take some of these leaps and have amazing customers who are there to support our ventures.

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Where do your clothes and personal style fit in to your career? I’m definitely in the camp of comfortable and easy fashion. I love dressing up basics with a fun shoe and, of course, some BaubleBar sparkle!

Fei is wearing our Zip Front Tweed Jacket and Drapey Drawstring Pants. 

 

Nina Alexander-Hurst, Director of Customer Experience and the SWAT team (Service With Accessorizing Talent)

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What do you do at BaubleBar? I get to make people happy every day! Whether we’re doing a video chat styling session with a customer across the country, helping a customer place an order, directing a husband toward the perfect anniversary gift, instagramming our favorite new arrivals, or popping open a bottle of Champagne with a bride in The Bar, the SWAT team is focused on building long-lasting relationships while ensuring a fantastic experience.

What does “Changemaker” mean to you? And how does BaubleBar embody that? I think a changemaker is someone who is not afraid of failure and loves taking chances. Our cofounders Amy and Daniella built a team full of creative, but also incredibly driven, rockstars. We learn from our mistakes, constantly collaborate and push each other to be better, make educated decisions, and kick ass.

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Where do your clothes and personal style fit in to your career? I’m lucky to work in an office that encourages creativity and personal style. I like the element of surprise, whether it’s a pop of color or mixing up styles. One day I’ll wear jeans, Nike high tops and a leather jacket, then top it all off with a large, crystal statement necklace. The next day I might wear a frilly dress, heels and classic earrings. Now when I’m shopping, I look out for outfits that are flattering, fun, and most importantly, show off my jewelry!

Nina is wearing our Horizon Stripe Skirt and Satin Intersection Top. 

 

Jackie Abramo, Fashion Editor

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What do you do at BaubleBar? You mean besides play with jewelry all day?! I work with our fashion director and creative team to produce exciting editorial for BaubleBar’s online assets.

What does “Changemaker” mean to you? And how does BaubleBar embody that? To me a changemaker is someone who is ahead of the curve. At BaubleBar we aim to offer our customers a product and experience that is innovative but still fun!

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Where do your clothes and personal style fit in to your career? The unique styles of BaubleBar’s staffers constantly influence and shape the brand direction–at the end of the day, you won’t find any BaubleBar fans bigger than the ones in our office!

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Jackie is wearing our Stripe Fringe Top, Rail Stripe Topper and City Shorts.

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