Meet the Tastemaker Behind Fun and Quirky Jewelry Brand Ryan Porter Posted on 25 Jan 23:31 , 0 comments

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If you love fun accessories that (literally) make a statement along with totally reasonable price-points, you’ll love Ryan Porter. The brainchild of designer Krysten Kauder, the line features jewelry, tees, key chains, and pins featuring an array of fun sayings. 

In fact, what started out as a way for Krysten to add some flair and color to her stacked bracelets quickly became the accessory brand we’ve all come to love today. Featured in magazines like Marie Claire, InStyle, SheFinds, and Bustle, fashion editors and bloggers alike can't get enough of this brand.

From colorful cord bracelets that read “#BOSS” to 14k gold necklaces with smiley face emojis, there is something guaranteed to satisfy each and every jewelry need. The sky is truly the limit with Ryan Porter as customers can order already-created pieces or customize their own. How cool is that!?

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Prices start as low as $8 for a pin pack and $25 for a customized bracelet.

And, since we love Ryan Porter so much, we wanted to get to know Krysten a little bit better. So in true Kiss & Wear fashion, we’ve asked this tastemaker to spill the beans on her personal style, beauty must-haves, and future goals. You won’t believe the music artist that always gets her up and dancing…

My style in 3 words... edgy, black, easy

My nicknames are... KK

My drugstore must-have is… Maybelline The Falsies Mascara 

My last purchase was… Reese's! 

My top 3 make-up bag essentials are… eyeliner, lipstick and under-eye concealer 

My beauty secret is… primer on cheekbones! 

I smell like… Chanel Chance 

I keep in shape by… running errands around NYC 

My de-stress trick is… long hot showers with classical music 

My secret talent is… I've got Nada

My first celebrity crush was… one of the guys from Hanson! 

The music artist who always gets me dancing is… Lil Wayne

My fashion icon is… Ashley Olson

My guilty pleasure is… chocolate chip cookies 

Right now, I’m obsessed with… Shark Tank

My favorite website is…

My favorite TV show is… Seinfeld

When I have some free time, I… read

For breakfast, I always have… I unfortunately never eat breakfast...just early lunch which usually entails a grilled cheese

My favorite restaurant is… Tavern On The Green 

My ultimate travel destination is… Paris or a deserted island 

In my career, I am most proud of… starting my own business 

The best advice I’ve ever received is… there are going to be ups and downs being an entrepreneur...but keep going.

As a jewelry designer, I’ve learned… it is harder than it looks

My goal in life is… to make others happy