Valissa Yoe is a commercial makeup artist and fashion stylist with publishing credits that include Glamour, L’Officiel Paris, and Bullett magazines, a DJ who has played events with Drake, John Legend, and Q-Tip to name a few. She’s been on MTV and regularly lectures fashion students and FIT in New York City. Basically, Valissa is one of the coolest girls we know, and our resident culture expert, and she’s been kind enough to send over her top 5 accessories for the New Year.

Valissa Yoe by Micheala McLucas wearing  Thierry Lasry, and Chris Habana

Valissa Yoe by Miceala McLucas wearing Thierry Lasry and Chris Habana

You can view more of Valissa’s work at www.valissayoe.com or on her instagram @valissayoe

Here are Valissa’s top 5 accessories for 2016:

Frends
https://www.instagram.com/frends/
(pictured) Swarovski CZ Rigid Taylor – Silver White
Frends headphones have masterfully combined sleek design and premium sound. Their slip on and off headphone caps let you change your style like you do your underwear.

Frends Headphones - Swarovski CZ Rigid Taylor - Silver White

Frends Headphones – Swarovski CZ Rigid Taylor – Silver White

Thierry Lasry
https://www.instagram.com/thierrylasry/
(pictured) Intimacy glasses in red
French designer Thierry Lasry fuses retro inspired frames with the perfect amount of futuristic detailing.

 Thierry Lasry -  Intimacy glasses in red

Thierry Lasry – Intimacy glasses in red

Diaboli Kill
https://www.instagram.com/diabolikill/
(pictured) Damian Ring- Silver and Onyx Horn Ring
Diaboli Kill designer Angie Marei offers dark luxury with a spirit of old Hollywood and ancient Egypt.

Diaboli Kill - Damian Ring- Silver and Onyx Horn Ring

Diaboli Kill – Damian Ring- Silver and Onyx Horn Ring

John Brevard
https://www.instagram.com/johnbrevard/
(pictured) Thoscene ring
John Brevard brings his architecture and art background to create celestial and conceptually meaningful designs. His user-friendly online platform, Thoscene, let’s you create a unique piece of jewelry based on your astrological sign and birthdate.

John Brevard - Thoscene ring

John Brevard – Thoscene ring

Chris Habana
https://www.instagram.com/chrishabana/
(pictured) The Engagement Pearl Septum/Ear Cuff
Designer Chris Habana thrives on the endless energy of New York’s downtown scene. You can instantly connect with the story and feeling of each heavily conceptualized piece.

Chris Habana - The Engagement Pearl Septum/Ear Cuff

Chris Habana – The Engagement Pearl Septum/Ear Cuff

FEATURE: Valissa Yoe’s top 5 accessories for the New Year – Images courtesy

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