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Jeweler Gorjana Reidel Talks Beauty, Burgers, & Bad Habits

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From collabing with top bloggers to popping up at The Grove to producing dreamy jewelry essentials, Gorjana & Griffin has had an amazing ten years. The LA-based brand was founded in 2004 by husband-and-wife duo Gorjana and Jason Griffin Reidel and continues to expertly accessorize both women (Gorjana) and men (Griffin) evenly.

On a recent sunny day in LA (before the winter chill appeared), we took the talented Gorjana on a juice date to Living Juice in Laguna to ask her a round of delightfully random questions.

What are you drinking?
Blend 57. It's cashew milk, vanilla, and cayenne mixed with cold-brewed coffee.

What are your five beauty essentials?
Sleep, Kate Somerville Daily Cleanser, Clarisonic, NARS tinted moisturizer, and NARS satin lip pencils.

What was the last concert that you attended?
It has been awhile, but I think it was Madonna.

What's your must-have fall item?
I am pretty obsessed with all the fashion sneakers right now. I love flats and the fact that these are now fashionable is amazing, I have at least four pairs.

What's your greatest indulgence?
The blueberry pancakes at Clinton Street Bakery in New York. They're like 3,000 calories, but it's to die for.

Favorite comfort meal?
Burger and fries.

Signature recipe?
Crepes.

Your house is on fire! What three things do you grab?
Pictures and albums, Little Wriggley's ashes, and of course, my jewelry.

Beach or Canyon?
Beach.

Optimist or pessimist?
I'm usually an optimist.

Window seat or aisle seat?
Aisle.

Favorite scent?
Fresh Brown Sugar.

What's the first thing you do when waking up?
Grab my phone—it's a bad habit!

What career moment are you most proud of?
We just celebrated ten years, so I am pretty proud of that. To have made it successfully this long considering this industry and economy is pretty great.
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