EXCLUSIVE: Simone I. Smith Reveals How To Wow Anyone—Including Your BAE—With Bold Jewelry!

The jewelry designer chatted with about finding the perfect accessories, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

It’s never too early to start shopping for Valentine’s Day! With two weeks before the holiday, we are giving you a heads up to start planning your date night outfit—even if you and your bae plan to spend quality time together at home!

While planning your flirty ensemble, we also want to remind you to never forget your accessories. Jewelry designer Simone I. Smith suggests the more the merrier!

“You can always make a fashion statement with the perfect hoop earrings,” the owner of Simone I. Smith Jewelry tells BET Lifestyle exclusively. Smith also suggests experimenting with stackable bangles and layering your neck with a combination of necklaces to show off your personal style and ultimately wow onlookers.

ICYMI: Smith, the wife of entertainment icon LL COOL J, has taken the accessories world by storm with the launch of her signature jewelry collection, Simone I. Smith Jewelry. Spotted on countless celebrities, including Mary J. Blige and Taraji P. Henson, the stylish brand has become famous for its signature hoop earrings, trendy bangles, eye-catching necklaces, and stylish rings.

Getting to know the self-proclaimed "accessories queen” will also reveal that she’s a huge fan of having a fresh manicure before hitting the town. In fact, the entrepreneur and nail enthusiast recently launched her own vegan nail polish brand, SIS Luxe Lacquer Collection.

To complete your date night look, we highly suggest checking out this Angela Red Nail Polish ($20) that features a bold red color with shimmery metallic highlights. It is worth noting that the polish is fast drying making it easier to get ready on the big day!

To learn more about Smith and her brand, visit:

** Editor’s Note: This story/interview has been edited and condensed for clarity.

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