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From Jessica Alba to January Jones to Jamie King and plenty more stars whose names don't begin with J, Maya Brenner's delicate gold necklaces and understated state charms have earned her a fanatic following among stylish celebs. Her luxe letter adornments are also popular prezzie picks, which is why the LA jewelry designer chose personal gifting site Mark and Graham to release her bestselling bijoux in sterling silver.
Priced from $65 to $125, the exclusive collection includes her asymmetrical initial necklaces and earrings in silver and gold&8212;previously only available in 14k yellow, rose and white gold—which arrive all wrapped up and ready to gift. As we know, the designer's also a pro gift hunter, so we pressed the super stylish mompreneur on a few of her other favorite retail therapy spots around town. After the jump, find out Brenner's top gift picks, her soon-to-launch Numbers collection, and much more.
What are some of your favorite giftables on Mark and Graham?
"The Wood stamp & ink pad, for my daughter who has discovered the lost art of letter writing. For my son who loves magic tricks, the rustic leather card box. The canvas supply bag for my guy—so classic and manly! And for my best friend [who] can never have too many stripes in life, the armor luxe striped long sleeve shirt."
When you're not busy designing jewelry, where are your favorite places to shop in LA?
"For clothing, I love A.P.C., Lake (for their Isabel Marant Étoile pieces), and Paul & Joe. Clearly, I'm a French girl trapped in an American woman's body! For handbags, you can never go wrong with Clare Vivier. And for gifts I love OK and Hemingway and Pickett."
Awesome! So what else can we expect to see from you this year?
"In spring, we are launching a brand new Numbers collection that is similar to our bestselling Letter design. And we are also in talks with a big nationwide retailer to do collaboration with them for Fall 2014. But I can't discuss it just yet. Shhhhh."
Dig it? Shop the exclusive collection on Mark and Graham here.
· Maya Brenner [Official Site]
· Mark and Graham [Official Site]
· Where Jewelry Designer Maya Brenner Shops in Silver Lake [Racked]