September will be an exciting month for Baltimore-based Shana Kroiz, as the nationally renowned and locally celebrated fine artist and jeweler has been selected to showcase her collections at both the New York and Paris Fashion Weeks SS 2020. In New York, Kroiz will premier her Haute Couture and Modern Collections from September 13th – 15th at Edge Designers Studios Wholesale and Retail Show. Kroiz will then travel immediately to Paris for the premiere of her collections at the Oxford Fashion Studios Fashion Show in Paris on September 27th as the exclusive jewelry designer for the Carlous Palmer XSLANT label.
Shana Kroiz’ collections feature a range of sensuous sculptural fine art pieces, high jewelry designs, distinctive demi-fine jewelry, and contemporary fashion jewelry. Her Original Collection is pure art enamel jewelry sensuously textured with fine layers of pure glass enamel on one of a kind, sculpted luxury pieces. The Haute Couture Collection defines bold elegance in form and color, with distinctively feminine couture statement pieces. Kroiz’ Signature Collection features her unique sculptural, lightweight, double-sided earring designs, along with other limited production, electroform and cast pieces in sterling, vermeil, precious golds, platinum, many featuring fine gemstones. New for SS 2020, the Modern Collection reimagines Kroiz’ signature sensuous forms with contemporary clean lines and bold colors that feature exquisite precious metal details.
“I am excited to have the unique opportunity of showing in both New York and Paris,” said Kroiz. “The Shows will be the first offering of my Haute Couture and Modern Collections which gives today’s woman a broader range of options to express how she wants to feel and look on any given day. From couture to contemporary fashion, she can be distinctively elegant, contemporary or bold, or combine pieces from across collections to create and elevate her every look.”
About Shana Kroiz: Shana Kroiz is a nationally renowned innovative fine artist, jeweler and college-level educator whose work celebrates natural, feminine and sensuous forms. Meticulously crafted and uniquely designed, her pieces capture the seduction and vitality of color, with elegant fluid forms that embolden each woman to express her own distinctive style with jewelry from her Original, Signature, Haute Couture, and Modern Collections. As an established professional jeweler, Kroiz has received numerous accolades for her talents as a metalsmith, her experimental enamels and her contributions to esteemed jewelry educational institutions and foundations. Kroiz’ work is showcased in gallery exhibitions internationally, permanent museum collections in the United States, featured in online, print and media platforms, and published in numerous books and periodicals. Kroiz founded the Maryland Institute College of Art, Jewelry Program and served as Director. She is a founding member, served on the Board, and current instructor at the Baltimore Jewelry Center.