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Winner of BraveChickJewelry’s $50 Gift Certificate Giveaway

April 5, 2021 –
There was much admiration for the simplicity and elegance of Lejoi’s (BraveChickJewelry) designs featured in last week’s giveaway.

Contemporary Pearl and Shell Earrings by BraveChickJewelry

February 2, 2021 –
Californian designer Lejoi Reese of BraveChickJewelry creates all kinds of jewelry. However, her standout collection has to be her contemporary pearl and shell earrings!

Archer Pine: Lejoi Reese of Brave Chick LLC

February 7, 2018 – Archer & Pine Podcast
You’re listening to Co-Founder Marc Clarke interview artisan Lejoi Reese founder of Brave Chick LLC.

Our 2017 Black Owned Holiday Gift Guide

November  22, 2017 –
2017 Holiday Women’s Gift Guide – From clothing to accessories get the perfect gift this holiday season for all the women on your Christmas list.

CUTV News Radio spotlights Lejoi Reese of Brave Chick

November  20, 2017 –

All over the world women find themselves in abusive relationships causing agonizing despair. They desperately need the support of family, friends and therapists to get them through these painful times. But what if what they wear can help to give them a sense of empowerment and lead to healing?

Girl Power: Meet Inspirational Jewellery Brand Brave Chick

June 2017 –

Helping the fight against domestic abuse and violence, we chat with the incredible woman behind this inspiring LA jewellery brand.

The ULTIMATE Black Business Gift Guide For Everyone on Your Shopping List (Over 500 Ideas!)

November  25, 2016 –

While we hope that you have been shopping Black-owned businesses all year round thanks to our guide on how to shop Black-owned businesses for everyday life and last year’s gift guide, we know that the holidays are when we are all a little less frugal.

17 Black-Owned Businesses You’re Missing Out On

August 2, 2016 –

There’s no better time than now than to start supporting black-owned businesses.

49 Black-Owned Fashion Companies That Cater Specifically To The Carefree, Quirky Black Woman

July  05, 2016 –

My favorite Black fashion designers have been busy this year crafting up amazing pieces for their latest collections. As a quirky, Black woman, I know that I love to have unique style that still allows me to embrace my carefree spirit.


May 04, 2016 –

Since the other 364 days of the year are hectic for your mom (or wife), use Mother’s Day 2016 to bring a little Zen back into her life. Our newest collection has a variety handcrafted items that will give that special woman in your life a sense of peace.


December 16, 2015 –

Give a gift with meaning this year. Head over to Brave Chick’s and check out their incredible line of jewelry.

A Little Body Seduction

December 10, 2015 –

In addition to being handmade and beautiful, 10% of proceeds from Brave Chick’s pieces go to supporting women and men of domestic violence. This is a brand that is truly unique. The women behind it stand for something and honestly, I love supporting that.

Brave Chick: Bringing Awareness to Domestic Violence

December 10, 2015 –

After a lucrative 15-year career as the design director at a multi-million dollar textile company, Reese sought a different way to make use of her creativity, and found that making art called to her strongly.

Gift Guide – The Joyful Organizer

November 23, 2015 –

If you have a lovely lady on your list or a hard to shop for teenager, check out Brave Chick’s Endless Love Hoop Earrings. Filled with gold they are an endless hoop that fits through your ear. They are a stunning statement that’s lightweight and easy to wear. You’ll get a lot of compliments on these! They are fun for every day or perfect for a night out.

The Ultimate Black-Owned Business Holiday Guide

November 11, 2015 –

“With the holidays right around the corner, I have already started saving up for holiday shopping and I know that you are on the same page. This year, I am making it my goal to shop only Black-owned businesses for everyone on my gift list.” Holiday Gift Guide

October 25, 2015 –

“This year as the holidays creep back into our lives (and I still can’t figure out how we are already in October!), we wanted to come up with some gift ideas that were a bit out of the norm. Below are our Editorial picks for something a little more … unique.”

Brave Chick™ Bohemian Hoops

Manifest | Bohemian artists in the 19th century were known as “unknown dreamers.”

October 14, 2015 –

“Recently I was invited to stop by The McCord List space in Hollywood to experience this loft created by Rachel McCord(Annalynne McCord’s sister), a unique Sunset Strip showroom where bloggers, influencers, and celebrities can check out rotating brands and new happenings Rachel has selected for The McCord List of Fabulous Things! Find some of her features on Instagram at @THEMCCORDLIST or tag #TheMcCordList to be featured.” Embrace Your Inner Brave Chick

October 08, 2015 –

“Everyone searches for that one piece of jewelry that makes a statement! Thanks to Brave Chick, obtaining jewelry that speaks volumes has never been so chic!”

SEXPERT.COM: Jewelry Line Encourages Women to “Be Brave”

July 30, 2015 –

A new line of jewelry encourages women to “be brave” and stand up against domestic abuse and sexual violence. Brave Chick is the brainchild of Lejoi Reese, a RISD trained designer, and Dr. Janet Williams, a gynecologic surgeon. Their popular line of jewelry is made to “uplift, inspire, and give back.”

Golden Globes: GBK And Pilot Pens Luxury Gifting Suite

January 14, 2015 –

“On Friday and Saturday, GBK and Pilot Pens Luxury Gifting Suite hosted their celebrity gifting suite in honor of the Golden Globes at the W Hollywood Hotel. Our favorite finds were the four-night stay at Ce’Blue – Villas & Beach Resort, Pilot Pen’s retractable fountain pen and jewelry from Los Angeles’ own artisan brands Brave Chick and Westland.”


January 13, 2015 –

In celebration of the 2015 Golden Globe Awards, GBK presented their annual gifting suite to the stars. presenting offerings to the stars. The W Hollywood on the corner of Hollywood and Vine sponsored this fun gifting event.

2015 GBK’s Golden Globes Celebrity Gift Lounge

May 27, 2015 –

“One of my favorite booths was definitely Brave Chick. I wanted every single piece that was on display of beautifully designed and crafted rings, bracelets and necklaces. However, what I was even more impressed by than just the pretty pieces was Brave Chick’s mission to inspire and promote women’s strength, individuality, and authenticity – a portion of it’s proceeds goes to charities that support marginalized girls and women.”

25 Black Owned Online Stores for #BlackOnBlackFriday

November 28, 2014 –

“I love a positive and inspirational message and Brave Chick is full of them. They have some amazing graphic tees and sweatshirts.”

What I Love – Brave Chick Clothing and Jewelry

July 07, 2014 –

“…to be honest it was this piece of writing from their website that made me fall in love with their brand – The Brave Chick creators recognize that it requires courage for a woman to transcend stereotypes and pigeonholing. Inspired by challenges of women of color, Brave Chick was born to encourage and support all women in declaring their true essence through strength, wellness and individuality. BEAUTIFUL…just beautiful!”

(Audio Interview) Lejoi Reese-Kinsey Entreprenuer

March 06, 2014 – Dr. Gayle Carson

Pink Grasshopper. Special Events // Brave Chick Discussion Forum: “Is Your Perception Reality?”

March 03, 2014 –

“This thought provoking event, required a level of intellect that geared an open mind and a different way of thinking.”