Faces of AWNY: Samantha Wills

Samantha Wills moved from Sydney to New York in 2010 when the Samantha Wills jewelry brand started to gain traction after Patricia Field selected a pair of her earrings to appear in the second Sex and The City film. That placement—celebrity factor aside—was a huge milestone and the move to New York allowed her to start the foundations of building the brand in the US market.

Faces of AWNY: Lucy Tupu

Designer Lucy Tupu fell in love with New York while visiting her brother here in 2002. After moving here permanently in 2004 she has built a successful creative studio where she designs and produces custom rugs, carpets, furniture and lighting. Lucy tells AWNY how she manages homesickness and navigates the city with her young family.