About The Brand
MEET THE DESIGNER
Meet Leah: owner/designer behind Leah Yard Designs (est. 2013).
Most of the Leah's life has been spent living in BC close to the ocean, including a series of lighthouse islands from age 5-9. Looking back it's clear that this unique experience developed her ability to design at a young age.
"We lived on a rock in the middle of nowhere. There were no stores (and no internet!). Food, supplies and mail were delivered by helicopter once a month. If you wanted to leave, it had to be planned weeks/months in advance. I really believe this is where I learned to be creative. When you have limited supplies available it forces you to think outside the box. It's a skill I'm grateful for"
The inspiration behind LYD is classic Hollywood paired with everyday style. The pieces are elegant and refined, with a playful twist. The brand mission is to design jewellery that adds a touch of glamour to everyday. Every item can be styled for a night out, or paired with distressed denim and a t-shirt (our favourite fashion juxtaposition, and Leah's studio uniform)
BRAND VISION (and some rules we live by)
Leah Yard Designs is located in Vancouver, BC Canada. With over 10 years of experience Leah continues to run LYD out of her studio in historic Chinatown.
THINGS WE DON'T BELIEVE IN:
- Saving jewellery for special occasions.
- Compromising quality: each piece is designed to be loved for years, not a season.
- Following trends / fashion rules
- "Less is more"
THINGS WE DO BELIEVE IN:
- Mixing and matching fashion to create your own personal style
- Glamour for everyday
- Bringing joy to your life with what makes you feel beautiful
"Welcome to LYD, we think you will like it here"