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J+L DESIGNS HOSTS NYC JEWELERY DESIGNER KARA ACKERMAN

Man about town, the Big Apple that is, Gregory Littley invited me to a shindig at his parents place J&L Designs 258 S. 18th Street a few weeks back in honor of a party being held for NYC celebrity jeweler designer Kara Ackerman.

L-R Jenna Juliano, Ed Juliano and Patti Littley (Juliano & Littley, J&L get it). For over 15 years J&L Designs were located in Old City, but for many different reasons they’ve moved uptown, and although they miss their life there, they love their new location. Patti especially loves their new location seems very visible and people tend to come in a little more often, even just to say hi.
Kara Ackerman has been designing jewelry since her teens as a hobby, has a degree in Gemology (who knew they had such degrees?). Celebs who wear her creation include Miley Cyrus, Lindsay Lohan and Kathi Lee Gifford. She recently opened a showroom/office in NYC at 1285 Avenue of the Americas, 35th Floor. New York, New York 10019. Phone: (212) 554-4117 Fax: (212) 202-7986

Peter Soriento and Kara Ackerman.

Lovely and reasonable. I was in and out cause it was a busy night, but I would have asked more questions like how many times does this wrap around a persons neck?Formal OK Magazine writer, daily NYC blog pop culture scriber, party personality, now doing PR for many including jewelery designer Kara Ackerman Gregory Littley and BFF from his Philly days Culley McGuire

Jewelery Designer Kara Ackerman, Gregory Littley and Jeweler Boutique owner Kate Egan
(Perhaps these two could work together in the future. Kate has some of the most exquisite jewelery in the City at her place on 16th Street.)
Christopher Vosbikian is joined by his wife interior designer for J&L Designs Kristen Vosbikian and Janis Goodman
Kara has a holiday trunk show coming up and her GemGirl bangles will be in an upcoming of Oprah’s O magazine.