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Margo Manhattan, Jewelry Designer of the Stars

Margo Manhattan, Mika ©
Margo Manhattan, Mika ©

For inspiration, internationally-renowned jewelry designer Margo Manhattan looks to the fast pace of New York City and ballet worlds theatrical scenes imbuing her designs with the qualities of being both bold and edgy, yet also elegant and sexy.

Margo aims to create a variety of looks through mixing and matching different types of chains, leather, pendants and necklaces which combine to display her signature styling. “The piece finds the person,” says Margo, who immediately focuses on each client’s unique features. Margo aims to reflect every individual’s beauty by custom tailoring a look and design, whether it is for everyday wear or for a wedding, engagement or special occasion. 

Margo Manhattan boasts an impressive celebrity clientele. The New York based designer collections was worn and loved by pop culture and fashion icon Beyoncé in her 2013 self-titled visual album. In addition to Beyoncé, Margo’s collections are owned and adored by Selena Gomez, Katie Couric, Amber Heard, Wendy Williams, Nicole Miller, Margot Bingham, Alexa Ray Joel and Rinka amongst others.

Margo, whose passion has always been to help others, has built a reputation as a visionary, socially aware, and iconic designer. In 1991, Margo designed a red enameled lapel pin in the universally recognized bow for AIDS awareness, which has helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for research, treatments, and awareness. She later was asked by the Estée Lauder Breast Cancer Research Foundation to create another lapel in pink.

Margo Manhattan’s shop on Madison and 88th Street features many edgy, chic and signature jewels you are sure to recognize as her unique style. While you are there do not miss The Vault – a stunning collection of unique one-of-kind pieces, featuring diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, all set in white and yellow gold as well as platinum.

For those times when it is difficult to visit Margo’s beautiful boutique in person, clientele may view all of her collections at her newly re-designed website  Designed in 2015 by her dynamic team GOGO, the website features an edgy video of the designer, and her side kick and pet German shepherd Mika, as they whisk through her beautiful jewel box shop on the Upper East Side.

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