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Mr. Omar Torres

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Creative Director

Phone: (212) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address:  New York City , New York , United States
Marina B
589 Fifth Avenue 16th Floor
New York , New York 10017
United States

Company Description: A sought after leader in the jewelry world, Marina B was founded in 1978 by Marina Bulgari after leaving the renowned Italian jewelry company founded by her...   more

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A new collection comprising 14 show ..., 22 Sept 2011 [cached]
A new collection comprising 14 show pieces designed by Omar Torres, the newly appointed Creative Director of ENZO, was displayed during the opening ceremony to mark this special occasion. Torres, with a long list of design credentials at renowned jewelers and watch-makers including Bulgari, Movado and Van Cleef & Arpels, is responsible for supervising ENZO's design team and creating a more exclusive luxury jewelry collection for the brand.
"Omar's designs are elegant; crafted in the European tradition, they are art pieces made of gemstones. - Stock Picks, Company Profiles, Executive Interviews, Profile Reports and Breaking News, 22 Aug 2005 [cached]
Every piece of ENZO jewelry is created by the LORENZO team of designers led by our Creative Director, Omar Torres, who had been Chief Designer of VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, BVLGARI and MOVADO over the past 35 years.
LJ International Names Renowned Designer ..., 29 April 2011 [cached]
LJ International Names Renowned Designer Omar Torres as Creative Director of Its ENZO Brand LJ International Inc. (LJI) (NASDAQ: JADE) today announced that Omar Torres, famed for his work with jewelers such as Bulgari, Movado and Van Cleef & Arpels, and for jewelry created under his own "Omar Torres" label, has joined LJI's ENZO retail division as its Creative Director. MarketWire
LJ International Hires Renowned Designer Omar Torres, 6 Sept 2005 [cached]
LJ International Hires Renowned Designer Omar TorresLJ International Hires Renowned Designer Omar Torres
LJ International Hires Renowned Designer Omar Torres
HONG KONG and LOS ANGELES, Sept. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LJ International, Inc. (LJI) (Nasdaq: JADE), one of the fastest-growing jewelry companies in the world, today reported that noted designer and creative director Omar Torres, best known for his work with Bvlgari and Movado will lead future product and design development for LJI through his own firm, OPUS7.Torres has been hired as creative director for LJI.In his new role, Torres' OPUS7 firm will provide leadership in design overseeing the creation of new products for LJI's Lorenzo brand jewelry lines, sold worldwide through multiple retail channels, including the Company's own ENZO retail stores in China.Torres brings some four decades of design experience to his new position at LJI.From his start as a designer at Van Cleef & Arpels from the mid-1960s through the 1970s, he became chief designer at Bvlgari SpA in 1979 and was instrumental in the creation what is called the "Bvlgari style" -- bold forms created from a wide variety of stones and sometimes unconventional materials such as stainless steel.Samuel Beizer, former chairman of the jewelry design department at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology, has called Torres "one of the top designers in the world".
After leaving Bvlgari in 1994, Torres started his own custom-design firm.Two years later he was hired by the Movado Group to design and develop a line of fine jewelry based on the innovative style elements exemplified in the famous Movado "museum watch".He designed the best-selling Movado women's watch, Harmony, and branched out from jewelry into clocks, tabletops, crystal, gifts, accessories and public image."We are extremely pleased to be enlisting the talents of a designer as eminent as Omar Torres," said LJI's Chairman and CEO, Yu Chuan Yih.
Torres has been known for creating some of the jewelry world's most recognizable and respected designs, and his stylistic genius will now be enhancing our already popular Lorenzo-branded jewelry lines.
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LJ International Hires Renowned Designer Omar Torres
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