The Interview — Jodie Snyder, Co-Founder of DANNIJO
Jodie Snyder is one-half of the duo that founded trendsetting jewelry line DANNIJO, a Made in NY certified accessories brand beloved by celebs like Beyonce, Madonna, Oprah Winfrey, Alicia Keys, Natalie Portman, and Rihanna. All pieces are handmade with unique statement styles that are unforgettable, making DANNIJO a staple amongst the icons of the fashion industry. As influencers themselves, Jodie and her sister Danielle Snyder are credited as one of the first visionaries to use social media to elevate their brand in the jewelry space. They also have run a non-profit that fundraises for grassroots projects in Africa, where all the packaging for Dannijo is made by women in Rwanda. For more on Jodie and DANNIJO, be sure to check out @jodiesnydermorel and @dannijo on Instagram, and click to explore Jodie's top ten essentials!
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Favorite Instagram accounts to follow:
What do you love most about your work:
Getting to work with my sister Danielle and creating every day!
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Midnight snack of choice:
You can never go wrong with a bowl of cereal and milk.
Skincare product you can’t live without:
Image skincare Prevention Daily Moisturizer SPF 50. Smells amazing, feels good, and protects my face from the sun.
Goto workout song on your most recent playlist:
“Liberation” by Harold Van Lennep.
The skill or sport you’re dying to learn:
I just went to the US Open and now want to be a pro tennis player! I'm kidding, but I do want to start playing tennis again. I played as a kid, so I would love to take some lessons and practice on the weekend.
On Sunday, we’ll find you wearing:
Jeans, a white tee, sneakers, and a silver stack of DANNIJO “Arm Party” cuffs.
The pair of jeans you will never grow tired of:
A pair of vintage Levi’s I bought in college that only gets better with age. They are so worn-in and are now molded to my body.
Nail color currently on your hands and feet:
I always buff my nails and use Essie Jelly Apple on my toes.
Your favorite restaurant for brunch and your go-to order:
Cafe Cluny’s in West Village—I love everything on their brunch menu, especially the french toast and avocado toast.