Embracing every step of the way in my healing life journey through wearing, feeling these deities, that is my artifacts, has been a safe path to return when needing empowerment in who I came to become.
My path as a lifestyle brand creator and an interior designer has been full of curious discoveries and experiences and I want to share them with you.
With Love & respect,
A Greek native, Alexandra Koumba, founded her first design company in 2007. Drawing on her background as an antique and fine art collector, she opened the first decorative arts gallery in Athens, Greece. Interior design objects soon followed and became cult items.
Her jewelry collection is available at Bloomingdales online and a selection of our bags is at Anthropologie in the US and around Europe you can find our products in selected boutiques.
All Alexandra's Koumba #ancientinspired designs are handcrafted by local artisans in Greece which is her homeland.
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Her jewelry collection was first introduced in 2008 enjoying instant success
and has been extensively featured in publications such as Russian Vogue, US Weekly and the Greek press.
In 2011, Alexandra was honored to be named the official designer for Jewelry and Accessories of the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens.
She’s received commissions by the Cycladic and Benaki museums in Athens, and her work has been exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum shops in New York and across the U.S. She’s also a fixture at NY Fashion Week, also showed in London Fashion Week 2019.
Her creations have graced the appearance of many international celebrities including Alicia Keys, Rita Ora and Kendal Jenner whose 2015 Coachella music festival outfit was voted among her top 10 that year.
A NY Parsons School of Design grad in Interior Design, Alexandra was sponsored by NYCDP to do a fashion mini MBA at FIT in 2014. Eager to learn hands on, she studied jewelry making while doing her MBA in SDA Bocconi in Milan and holds a BSc in Mass Communications from Boston University.
ALEXANDRA'S DESIGN PHILOSOPHY
Alexandra Koumba designs are the perfect blend of cutting-edge fashion with traditional elements producing one-of-a-kind creations.
Her clients fall in love with the modern yet timeless aesthetic that manages to push the envelope while staying imbued with the spirit of her ancient Greek heritage.
Inspired by nature and its abundance of organic forms, the jewelry collection offers three distinct possibilities. Intricate lacework cast in metal represents the designer’s s vintage component. Bones and the broader human and animal form are the second signature motif while foliage, seeds and the insect world provide an exuberant alternative.
Alexandra works in both semi-precious as well as precious metals while her yarns are waterproof made of swimming material as an innovation in her endeavor to endurance and extended high quality. All items are proudly handmade in Greece by local artisans.
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