show up in style everyday, effortlessly.
5 TIPS TO BUILD THE PERFECT CAPSULE JEWEL COLLECTION
1. INEVST IN QUALITY - jewelry that you can wear and enjoy long-term, not throw away jewelry. When you own quality your are confident that you have a go-to collection of items you can pull from when you want, without worry.
2. SHOP PIECES THAT ARE ACCESSIBLE - pieces that are high quality and affordable. High end fashion jewels are the perfect option and alternative to expensive fine jewelry. Investing in quality fashion jewels allows you to shop a variety of pieces without breaking the bank.
*Women want quality at all price points.
3. LOOK FOR STYLE - items that aren’t just trendy but are appealing and timeless. When the item is stylish and high quality it quickly becomes one of your favorites that you'll want to enjoy longterm.
*There’s a relationship between happiness and wearing your favorite wardrobe items. A research study suggested that we should put on pieces that we associate with happiness. There’s a strong link between wardrobe and mood.
4. GO FOR THE ESSENTIALS - these jewels ensure that you are always prepared whether it’s for everyday, vacation, meetings, date-night or otherwise. Essentials are key to the capsule. Your must have necklaces- at varying lengths; earrings – studs & hoops, etc.
5. VERSATILITY IS KEY- jewels that you can wear alone or stack and layer. You should be able to translate from an every day to a more statement look. You’re now equipped with your daily style needs, vacation looks, work wardrobe, and otherwise.
*Research continues to affirm that women want options and the ability to maximize their wardrobe.
Is there a woman who doesn’t want to effortlessly add style to her look?
She wants to be able to wear the pieces that she loves and falls in love with, over and over again.
You should be able to pull from your collection pieces that you can wear each day that will make you feel good, stylish, and happy – in an effortless way.
Golden Stories Accessory Box is all about curating a capsule collection of stylish quality pieces that you can enjoy every day. Each piece is carefully selected by the founder and team of experts. Every style is tested and worn by a team member for weeks sometimes months before it’s selected for the box. Only pieces that the team believes in and that meet the 5 criteria above are included in the quarterly boxes.
"These are my every day earrings. I wear them to work and when I go out. Perfect size, comfy, and stylish. So pleased."
- TESSA (verified customer review)
Most pieces are 14kt gold filled or dipped. Gold filled is much thicker than traditional plating. These pieces wear like 14kt gold over it's lifetime and are an affordable alternate. All jewels are accompanied with care cards and safe keeping packaging.
Over 90% of the pieces are made locally in NYC and in the U.S.
The founder of Golden Stories Accessory Box, Gwen Beloti, holds a Master's Degree in Industrial and Organization Psychology and has over 20 years of fashion consumer experience and 10 plus years of design experience. Gwen has purchased, worn and collected jewels of various types from all over, for years. From a young age her style was heavily influenced by accessories. They afforded her the opportunity to make creative statements in lieu of apparel that didn't always flatter her. She mastered the art of accessorizing. "I'm fascinated with the big impact that small things such as jewelry can have on your mood and your look." - Gwen Beloti
Gwen has a particular affinity for luxe fashion pieces, because of their accessibility. High quality fashion accessories are an affordable option that allows women to explore a myriad of designs to build their collection. Golden Stories Accessory Box is designed to offer members a quality and accessible style experience.
Before launching the box, the Golden Stories team surveyed hundreds of women from all across the country to learn more about their needs and preferences. These women were accessory lovers who wanted to enhance their collection and women looking to get started on building the perfect collection. Gwen listened to the voices of women from all over and married it with her long-term buyer' perspective and design experience, to curate Golden Stories Accessory Box.
“My story is often told through my accessories; self expression through adornment. We're excited to offer members that same experience." Gwen Beloti
WHAT CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING
"This necklace is PERFECT for layering or for a fancy dress that requires a simple accessory. I am in love! I’ve been wearing it everyday since I got it."
- Verified customer review
START BUILDING YOUR CAPSULE COLLECTION
MAXIMIZE THE EXPERIENCE
It's important to us that members can maximize their experience and wear & enjoy their pieces regularly.
We want to create memorable experiences.
Each box is packaged as a gift in a durable magnetic box that can be used to store your jewels and other keepsakes. Golden Stories is perfect for treating yourself and extending as a gift to others.