Sparkle took center stage this morning at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh hotel, Downtown, where Sabika jewelry unveiled its spring collection.
The runway show was part of the Pittsburgh-based direct sales business' three-day convention for its network of consultants that rewards them for their work during the previous year and prepares them to tackle new sales and recruitment goals in the year ahead.
Some of the trends for the upcoming season include lilac and blush tones, bold geometric elements, hints of color paired with strong jewel tones and black with red accents. Sabika also collaborates with Swarovski to create exclusive colors for its collections. Pieces can be mixed and layered or worn separately, but they must all be able to coordinate with jeans, black or khaki.
In 2013, the company exceeded its goal of 35 percent growth. Founder Karin Mayr also was awarded the Ernst Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. In 2014, the business hopes to increase its nationwide presence.
Sabika was founded in 2001 by fashion industry veteran Ms. Mayr and her husband Konrad, both natives of Austria. Their daughters Kerstin Mayr and Alexandra Mayr-Gracik serve as vice president of sales/field services and head designer, respectively. Jewelry is hand-crafted by European artisans.
The business is headquartered on Steubenville Pike in Robinson. Learn more at www.sabika-jewelry.com. View more looks from the spring/summer collection below, plus a behind-the-scenes video. (Photos and video courtesy of Sabika)