Kelly Bensimon didn't turn to Bryant Park during Fashion Week for inspiration for her jewelry designs -- she apparently turned to American Idol.
The Real Housewives of New York City star tells HollywoodLife.com that her new jewelry line was inspired by rock icons like Idol judge Steven Tyler and Led Zeppelin. "Channel the icons that you love! Whoever it is that you emulate, just think, 'What would they do?,'" she tells the site of her approach to style. Keeping an eye on the street doesn't hurt either.
"What's on the streets is urban, modern, and young, and that is where fashion comes from," Kelly tells the site.
But taking those style from the streets and into the more refined places one might find a Real Housewife? That's the challenge. "The jewelry has legs — it has day to night mobility and allows you to be a chameleon," she explained. And don't worry about breaking the bank -- pieces start as low as $50. "Looking good doesn't have a price point if the quality is there, and the quality of all of my items is 100 percent," she said. "I wouldn't make something that I wouldn't wear and I wear all of my pieces."
For a sneak peek of Kelly line, check out HollywoodLife.com.
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