Episode #16: Amanda Thomas From Luv Aj Talks Jewelry

This episode of ‘PODCAST by scout’ features the design and business brain behind Luv Aj, a timeless costume jewelry line that has caught the attention of celebrities and LA boutiques alike.

Amanda Thomas started Luv Aj when she was sixteen. Fast forward today, she has two lines (Apres Jewelry being her engagement jewelry line) and has made it on the 2015 Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

She dishes out some serious business advice; from the importance of saying no to how she picked her production factory.

In this episode we cover:

How Luv Aj started when she was 16

How Fred Segal picked up her line

How Amanda Thomas got thrown into the jewelry industry

The details behind her year long process in creating a line

The most challenging and rewarding aspects of running her own business

A day in the life: Amanda Thomas’ daily routine

Which jewelry pieces you should invest in

How to successfully wear a body chain

How to start your own jewelry brand

The importance of frugality in business

What’s coming up in the future for Amanda Thomas, Luv Aj and Apres Jewelry


Click here to listen to Episode #16 featuring Amanda Thomas from Luv Aj. Feel free to subscribe, rate, and review on iTunes!



I love all the insane business advice Amanda Thomas spills during this episode – she is as practical as she is creative, a rare find in business. And I am dying over all of her jewels!

What was your favorite part of this episode? Comment below so we can chat.

by scout


Scout is the curator and Editor-in-Chief of REVUE by scout. When not fostering REVUE, you can catch Scout reading, writing, out for lunch with friends, or cuddling on the couch with her fiancé and puppy Lola. Scout comes from both the digital and print publishing worlds with experience that ranges from operational to creative. Experience her aesthetic world with REVUE.

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