Avianne Jewelers Supports Project Runway Winner’s Fight Against Human Trafficking

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Avianne Jewelers is the exclusive diamond jewelers to artists, entertainers, and athletes worldwide. Specializing in custom and traditional bridal pieces, Avianne Jewelers will collaborate with season six winner of Project Runway to debut her latest collection at an anti-human trafficking event for New York Bridal Fashion Week.

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Erica Mena's Engagement Ring by Avianne & Co.

I think it’s wonderful that this event brings us together, and I’m honored to work with Freedom Ladder to help put and end to human trafficking.

The Georgian-born and Brooklyn-raised designer will premiere the bridal collection on Saturday, April 25. Her collection will be adorned with pieces crafted by the master jewelers at Avianne & Co. The event is being co-produced with The Set, NYC and Freedom Ladder, a not-for-profit organization. Proceeds from the event will support Freedom Ladder in its mission to end human trafficking. It will take place at the Holy Apostles Ballroom, with doors opening at 6:30pm.

“My latest bridal collection celebrates femininity and beauty, and Freedom Ladder is working to protect and empower women,” said Ms. Shabayeva. “I think it’s wonderful that this event brings us together, and I’m honored to work with Freedom Ladder to help put and end to human trafficking.”

“Irina blows me away,” said Pim Shih, founder of The Set, NYC. “Her work is spectacular. There’s such a powerful, glamorous finesse to each of her pieces. It’s terrific that she’ll be working with us, and I can’t wait to see what she has in store.”

Ms. Shavayeva, who has created pieces for Madonna, Kelly Clarkson, Selena Gomez and others, will be collaborating with Avianne & Co. Jewelers which has worked on the most iconic bridal pieces such as Ciara’s engagement ring from Future and just recently, Bow Wow’s stunning ring to Erica Mena. Tickets for April 25 Bridal Week Show 2015 can be found here at http://www.bridalweekshow2015.eventbrite.com


Avianne & Co. - Established in 1999, the team at Avianne & Co. has created one of the largest jewelry stores on the East Coast. After two decades of hard work and dedication, the master jewelers have designed and built an exquisite gallery of the finest diamond jewelry located in the heart of New York City's renowned Diamond District. With a well-established reputation for accepting any design challenge and custom jewelry commission, the team has become the exclusive jewelers to artists, athletes, and celebrity clientele worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.avianneandco.com.

Irina Shabayeva - Widely recognized for her win on Project Runway in November of 2009, Shabayeva will be showing under her own collection The Set NYC Bridal Fashion Week Show in 2015. She launched her own line in 2008 after being head designer for Adrienne Landau. For more information, log on to http://www.irinashabayeva.com.

The Set NYC, a Manhattan-based Event/Production company provides multiple venues for showcasing artists, and fashion designers. The Set NYC has become a household name for showcasing some of New York's most gifted talent. http://www.instagram.com/setnyc

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