NEW YORK — Aerin Lauder’s company, Aerin LLC, will add two more accessories categories this spring: jewelry and eyewear.
Lauder, who unveiled a footwear collaboration with Jimlar Corp. in September, teamed with Erickson Beamon on Aerin Erickson Beamon — a collection of about 50 pieces of jewelry, from statement cocktail rings, chain-link bracelets and necklaces and collars — and Oliver Peoples on a pair of sunglasses, which will hit retailers early next year.
“Accessories are a key part to the brand and to the Aerin consumer’s world. It very much embodies style, luxury, dreams, and it’s just kind of that finishing touch — the way lipstick is. It’s about the necklace, the sunglasses and the shoes,” Lauder, creative director of Aerin, told WWD.
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