At 14 years old Amanda (@LuvAj) interned at a local jewelry store.
At 15 she launched her own jewelry business, Luv Aj, which is now available in retailers worldwide and worn by dozens of celebrities.
You’ll hear Amanda discuss how she built a business while still in high school, the importance of continuous problem solving, and that everything you need to start is right in front of you.
“When it’s your baby and it’s something that you’ve built from the ground up and it’s something that you love it doesn’t even feel like work.” – Amanda Thomas
For more on Amanda and Luv Aj:
(Jessica Alba on the Ellen Show w/Luv Aj Petite Punk earrings)
(Khloé Kardashian w/Luv Aj Plan Rings-Tall 24kt Gold)
(Luv AJ Palm Cuff in Nail It! magazine)
(Amanda w/husband Pat Monahan)
Mentioned in this episode:
Stone Cold Fox (x Luv Aj belts)
Otis College of Art and Design
Who What Wear
Who What Wear, Line We Love: Luv AJ (2010)
The Kitchy Kitchen