Fashion designers have an amazing ability to draw inspiration from anywhere- whether it be art collections, a muse, personal experiences, and especially the world around them! With their stunning use of opal, crystals and aptly named pieces, it should come as no surprise that accessory designer Noa Sadé and business partner Vanessa Lee from Covet Brand Lionette get their inspiration from some of the most stunning beaches and oceans around the world! We are pleased to showcase an exclusive peek at their favorite places to go that inspired their collections.
Read on to find out about their top 5 faves, and we guarantee you will be planning your next trip right after! To follow more of their adventures, make sure you signup for their newsletter at LionetteNY.com. You can even receive 10% off your next purchase just for signing up and earn 100 diamond for every $1 you spend!
This was Noa’s first trip to the Maldives and one of her most recent trips to this far exotic island. Serene beaches, white sand, yoga every morning followed by dips in the ocean, and then the most breath taking sunsets. Not too shabby.
4. Tel Aviv, Israel
One of the most special places in the world, also home to Noa. Israel is magical in so many ways. The mixture of urban and beach life is the perfect balance. There is so much history. The mix of old and new, traditional and modern. It is a big cultural and international hub. The land of milk and honey, the best quality food, and the best coffee! You can just imagine the inspiration Noa got from this. We have earrings named TLV and a choker named Rothschild.
3. Koh Phi Phi, Koh Lanta, Thailand
Last year for Noa’s birthday we went to Asia- Thailand and Hong Kong. Thailand was not new to the two of us, but it was our first time going together. The beaches are a bit similar to Mexico where the water is clear, warm, and calm, so we got to swim a lot. The food is delicious and the hospitality is one of the best in the world. From this trip, we found the most beautiful labradorite stones and designed the ‘Blue Fire’ collection. Pieces like Jaipur, Hong Kong, and China are all part of this collection.
2. Cartagena, Tayrona, Colombia
Each year for Noa’s birthday we travel together to somewhere fun, tropical and usually exotic. As much as we both travel, we have not been to South America. Finally this year we went to Colombia and what an amazing choice it was! We were both blown away by its wild beauty. From unpopulated beaches, to deep untamed jungles and friendly natives, you can live like a queen for so little money! We were in AWE! We slept in tents by the river, on hammocks over the jungle, and hiked in nature. There’s so much beauty in this country and we can’t wait to go back! All this, of course, opens up all your senses and imagination so it was very inspirational. Noa designed a capsule group after this trip, and named our our jewelry names such as Tayorna, Cartagena & Minca.
1. Tulum, Mexico
One of me and Noa’s favorite easy get-aways. It is really a pure paradise that has it all. One of the most beautiful beaches we have experienced with clear turquoise warm water, soft powder white sand, delicious food, culture, inspiring interior designs and décor, yoga retreats and amazing music. It’s like the international Hamptons but much better for New Yorkers- you can relax but also dance the night away…It is the perfect setting to take magical pictures of our jewelry, and we even have a necklace named Tulum, making this all truly inspiring!
Vanessa & Noa
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