Laura Renfro is a creative specializing in accessory design and jewelry making. She is inspired by architecture, nature, travel and photography.
Laura is trained in apparel design with a minor in retail management and jewelry & metalsmithing. After graduating from Syracuse University she worked for several years creating collections for brands including - Steve Madden Men's, Mudd for Kohl's, SM New York and Olsenboye for JcPenney and many more. For each collection she analyzed trends and best sellers to design bags and create prints that would translate for each retailer.
After several years of designing accessories Laura decided to explore another one of her creative outlets: jewelry & metalsmithing. Laura met a jewelry designer, Emilie Shapiro, who took Laura under her wing as an intern to learn the ropes of her small and hands-on business. Over three years Laura helped grow the business through production management, marketing, sales and photography. During this experience Laura strengthened her management and organization skills that helped keep the small team on schedule.
Laura is available for full-time or freelance accessory design opportunities. Please email for a resume or full portfolio.