Molly Sims Chats Grayce, Design Motivation and Heidi Montag
Model, actress, activist, Molly Sims, 36, can now add jewelry designer to her already impressive resume. The entrepreneurial supermodel designs the successful jewelry line “Grayce by Molly Sims,” named in honor of her 72 year-old mother who often told Molly one “should always be graceful.” The collection until recently was only sold at specialty stores but now the collection has an e-commerce site.
We caught up with the famous model, this Tuesday at the special preview for the collection (held at the Bryant Park Hotel) where she broke-down why she chose to go online, her design motivation, why she is sad for Heidi Montag and other fun topics.
Molly, admitted that her decision to launch the e-commerce site was motivated by her goal to have “Grayce” reach a wider audience of women. On the site she plans to include some of her favorite quotes, she plans to share tips with fans and she plans to blog about “everything”so there’s nothing “off limits.” Best, all readers can ask her questions.
Inspired by her mother’s love of jewelry, Molly, acknowledged her pieces are designed with four distant styles in mind. So, her design style infuses her love of mixing vintage pieces with traditional aesthetic that allows her to create timeless pieces that can be worn from season to season. She explained “women get stuck being conservative or sexy, it’s great to show them you can put together texture and color and not get stuck,” and that’s exactly what she has done with the collection; as its versatile and thoughtful, for instance the Layered Metal Chain Bracelet with Crystal ($125) combines gold and silver elements, perfect for the woman who must match her watch to the her accessory; Or, the Crystal Point Layered Necklace ($195) a perfect piece for the woman on the go who wants a piece that will easily take her from day to night.
And, true to her word, she answered just about every questions including one on body image. Visible moved by the topic, she divulge how “sad” she was for Heidi Montag; saying “[Heidi] was a nice normal girl from Colorado, but she has F boobs and she did 11 surgeries! I feel sorry for her. I feel sorry for whatever happened along the way. It’s really sad.” And, we are too.
The pieces which retail from as little as $75 to $250 and is now available online.