SheBrand SuperStar: Loree Rodkin

Every week we’ll be featuring a smart, savvy female entrepreneur we think is just great. These are women who are out there in the trenches each and every day, making things happen and affecting other people’s lives for the better. So pull up a comfy chair, grab a cup of coffee and meet this week’s SheBrand Superstar. We can all learn a golden nugget or two from each other.

Name: Loree Rodkin


Occupation: Jewelry Designer

Twitter Handle: @missrodkin

1. What are three words that best describe you?

Sarcastic, Intimidating and Funny

2. Tell us why you’re awesome in two sentences or less?

I’m on my third career…I launched Brad Pitt & Robert Downey…I made Michelle Obama’s inaugural jewelry and my jewelry now hangs permanently in the Smithsonian. Steven Tyler went on TV to say he wasn’t cool ’til he had my jewelry and Madonna went on the radio to say the only thing she wanted for her birthday was something from me!

3. What are your three biggest indulgences?

Clothes, Shoes and a Driver

4. What’s currently your favorite…

Restaurant: Robert Kass’ new restaurant, LARCHMONT in LA

Shopping Destination: Paris

Hangout: 5 Hertford in London

City: tie between New York and London

Food: Chopped Cabbage Salad from Lemonade in LA

Cocktail: Mojito

Book/Author: Anything autobiographical

Song/Artist: Anything Adele


Magazine: Architectural Digest

5. What is your biggest pet peeve?

When people lie.

6. If you could have dinner with anyone (living or not) who would it be?

I had dinner with Salvador Dali & Gorbachev….Not sure how to dream larger than that!

7. Why is having a powerful personal brand important to you?

Loree Rodkin started as a hobby, making jewelry for myself…Elizabeth Taylor was my first client and made me into a brand overnight…It gives me a tremendous sense of accomplishment. Someday, I will be someone’s heirloom.

8. What is your #1 tip for fellow women entrepreneurs?

Just try. You have nothing to lose…Follow your passion!

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