Twin sisters behind Lizzie Fortunato Jewels stop at Goldyn with Fall 2013 line

Lizzie Fortunato Jewels began when twin sisters Elizabeth and Kathryn Fortunato combined the former's creative mind with the latter's business savvy. Elizabeth designs and sources materials for the New York-based company's eclectic seasonal lines of jewelry and handbags, while Kathryn keeps the numbers in check, making for a smooth-running family affair. The young entrepreneurs have been featured in dozens of magazines internationally, from Vogue and Harper's Bazaar to In Style and Marie Claire.

This Saturday, June 29, the Fortunato sisters will be making a stop in Denver at Goldyn for a trunk show of the Lizzie Fortunato Fall 2013 collection. In advance of the afternoon meet-and-greet, Westword spoke with the sisters about their work. Keep reading for their answers, as well as a first look at some of the collection that will be available at Goldyn this weekend.

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Bree Davies is a multimedia journalist, artist advocate and community organizer born and raised in Denver. Rooted in the world of Do-It-Yourself arts and music, Davies co-founded Titwrench experimental music festival, is host of the local music and comedy show Sounds on 29th on CPT12 Colorado Public Television and is creator and host of the civic and social issue-focused podcast, Hello? Denver? Are You Still There? Her work is centered on a passionate advocacy for all ages, accessible, inclusive, non-commercial and autonomous DIY art spaces and music venues in Denver.
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