Established in 2011, CanDid Art Accessories is inspired infinitely by research and affinity with African visual culture, indigenous design vernacular, and cosmic geometry. Each piece is handcrafted and is created for the fearless fashion enthusiast who desires to make a statement without saying a word. CanDid Art designs are known for their use of various chains, assortment of metals, semi-precious stones and recycled materials.
CanDid Art incorporates sustainable business practices such as using recycled metals and findings as well as unbleached fabrics for packaging.
CanDid Art funky urban chic designs have graced the pages of numerous publications such as GQ, Runway News, Pynk, Vocab and Rolling Stones magazine, and adorned by Celebrities.
Candice Cox, the creative mind and business owner behind now Oakland based company, CanDid Art, is a self taught jewelry designer. She grew up in Oakland, California where her parents nurtured her creative talents early on while simultaneously instilling the importance of hard work, and having passion behind whatever you do. Candice's creative talents and business savvy was further honed at Howard University where she studied Business Marketing, and earned her Bachelors degree. Upon graduating from HU, Candice moved back to California where she had a successful stint working for a top Fortune 100 Company.
Candice then left the cushy confines of the corporate world in effort to make her mark on NYC in 2010. Shortly upon arriving in Brooklyn, NY and being creatively inspired by NYC's culture, fashion, and people, CanDid Art was born.