Leonardo D’Almagro: The First Latino Partnering with Global Jewelry Manufacturer
Leonardo D’Almagro (Venezuelan jewelry designer based in Austin, Texas) is a new face in the jewelry world… but he has hit the ground running. He was the first Hispanic Designer from the USA to launch a new brand at Vicenzaoro and Vincenza Dubai (the most important international jewelry trade shows in the world), and he is now the first Latino partnering with global jewelry manufacturer, Vaibhav Global Limited (VGL), which touts shopping channels in the USA (“Shop LC”) and in the UK (TJC, “The Jewelry Channel”) and commands presence in Asia.
About Vaibhav Global Limited (VGL):
Vaibhav Global Limited (VGL), headquartered in Jaipur, Rajasthan was incorporated as ‘Vaibhav Gems Limited’ in 1989 and renamed as ‘Vaibhav Global Limited’ in 2013. The Company went public in 1996-97 and has since evolved into a successful, vertically-integrated electronic retailer of fashion jewelry and lifestyle products in the USA and United Kingdom on its TV Shopping channels – ShopLC, USA and The Jewelry Channel (TJC), UK. The TV coverage is complemented by e-commerce websites/mobile apps www.shoplc.com and www.tjc.co.uk.
VGL reaches almost 100 million households through its TV Shopping channels – ShopLC in the US and The Jewelry Channel (TJC) in the UK. These TV shopping channels reach customers directly 24X7 on almost all major cable, satellite and DTH platforms – Dish TV, DirecTV, Comcast, Verizon Fios, Time Warner, AT&T, Sky, Virgin, Freeview, and Freesat, etc. In addition, VGL’s e-commerce websites/mobile apps in the USA – www.shoplc.com, and UK – www.tjc.co.uk complement its TV coverage, diversify customer engagement and increase customer lifetime value.
About Leonardo D’Almagro
He is frequently featured (TV Host-Producer) in fashion segments for national and international networks such as Univision, MSN.com. USA Hispanic market, MSN.com Latino Latin American (LATAM), MSN.com Brazil, and Telemundo. Leonardo is also a fashion editor, contributed as a Harper’s Bazaar Style Ambassador, is a member of the Fashion Group International, and is certified by Jewelers of America as a Management Professional.
The Leonardo D’Almagro brand is becoming increasingly well known. His jewelry was used in Paris Fashion Week to accessorize Binzario Couture. The Daytime Emmy Awards recognized Leonardo for his contributions as a Fashion Editor to the “Superlatina” TV show with Gabriela Natale; Gaby Natale (3-time Emmy award winning TV host, bestselling author, and motivational speaker) also wore his jewelry while receiving Emmy Awards and during the US promotional tour of her book, El Circulo Virtuoso. Mr. Venezuela, Miss Venezuela & Miss Mexico organizations chose him as an official designer; his jewelry will be used by the official Miss Mexico and Mr. Mexico in all of their international pageant events. Miss Venezuela International, Amal Nemer, wore his jewelry during the Miss International contest, where she won the title of Miss South America International. Barbara Palacios (former Miss Universe), Jacqueline Aguilera (former Miss World), and Ana Girault (former Miss Mexico, who represented her country at Miss Universe) also wear Leonardo’s jewelry line. Other fans adorning themselves with D’Almagro’s jewelry include Hillary Kennedy (American TV host), Jeannette Chivvis (celebrity fashion stylist and TV host), and reality TV celebrities LeeAnne Locken and Tiffany Hendra from “The Real Housewives of Dallas”.