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Kiki McDonough

Kiki McDonough Ltd

London, UK

Director

Kiki McDonough Ltd

Kiki McDonough

Biography

Kiki’s father and grandfather were both jewellers, igniting in her a passion for designing timeless, feminine jewellery and an enduring love of working with the finest gemstones and diamonds. “I have always loved coloured gemstones and thought they were underrated and undervalued. I knew they should be enjoyed and incorporated into beautiful designs.”

Kiki established her eponymous brand in 1985, opening her flagship store in Chelsea, and just two years later, her very first pair of earrings went on show in the V&A’s modern jewellery collection. With more than three decades of experience in the industry, Kiki’s own lifestyle and passions have always influenced her collections, from travel and flowers to the ballet and Liverpool FC.

Kiki McDonough has become the destination for colourful earrings. Kiki herself gravitates towards light and warmth and this is showcased in wearable jewellery imbued with colour and vivacity. “I have never met a woman who doesn’t look better when wearing a touch of colour on her ears or hands; every piece I design should light up the face and make her feel altogether more positive.”

Kiki McDonough has always created confident, contemporary designs of the highest quality that can stand the test of time – the jewellery can be worn by all generations of the same family. With strong British roots – a loyal local of London’s Sloane Square for three decades and worn by the Royal Family – Kiki McDonough has grown rapidly over the past decade and is now also known and appreciated on a global stage.

Kiki McDonough’s Newsfeed

30 Dec 2018
Cadogan: made in Chelsea

Kiki McDonough has become one of the most desirable British jewellery brands in the luxury sector, based at Symons Street, Chelsea. Designing since 1985, Kiki’s enduring success in the jewellery business over the last 33 years is a testament to her creativity, eye for design and attention to detail.

23 May 2018
Chelsea in Bloom 2018

If you go down to Sloane Square today, you’re in for a big surprise… The annual Chelsea in Bloom competition has turned the whole area into a riot of colour and, for Kiki McDonough, it’s a floral paradise.

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Kiki McDonough’s Background

Director
Jun 1985 - Present
London, UK
Kiki began designing in 1985 after recognising an opportunity to offer beautifully designed, timeless jewellery using precious gemstones that broke the conventions of traditional antique jewellery. The brand offers accessible luxury and Kiki designs with every woman in mind, regardless of age or situation.

Other Business Interests

Business Mentor
Jun 2016 - Present
London, UK
The Prince's Trust believe that every young person should have the chance to embrace exciting opportunities so they help 11 to 30 year-olds who are unemployed or struggling at school to transform their lives. Their free programmes give young people the practical & financial support they need to stabilise their lives, helping them develop key skills while boosting their confidence and motivation.
Fellow
Jan 2016 - Present
London, UK
The mission of the RSA is to enrich society through ideas and action. They believe that all human beings have creative capacities that, when understood and supported, can be mobilised to deliver a 21st century enlightenment.
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Kiki McDonough’s Education

A levels, English and French