Rocksbox Expands Gender Fluid Jewelry Offerings
The jewelry rental company joins a growing list of businesses moving away from traditional gender labels.
It joins a growing number of jewelry companies, like Blue Nile and John Hardy, that have introduced lines free of gender-specific labeling.
The company partnered with Rebl for its gender-free assortment, a jewelry brand that prides itself on being “all-inclusive and diverse,” per the brand’s website, with a focus on eco-friendly practices.
Its jewelry is made of hypoallergenic stainless steel and plated in 18-karat gold using a process it said creates less chemical waste than the traditional plating processes.
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It also touts that its jewelry is “waterproof,” meaning it won’t tarnish if customers wear it in the shower or add it to their beach ensemble.
The collection incorporates several on-trend styles, including links, chains, and mixed metals.
"At Rocksbox, we believe that jewelry is a celebration of individuality and self-love that doesn’t need a special occasion and definitely has no gender," said Gina Gorman, vice president of marketing at Rocksbox.
"Our rental model delivers access to a wide collection of pieces to celebrate everyone’s unique style - we see it in the ways our members share their Rocksbox style every day. We’re excited to continue to expand our assortment and sizing options to deliver on our mission to bring the joy of jewelry to everyone."
Rocksbox recently expanded to demi-fine jewelry, which it defines as 18-karat gold-plated over sterling silver jewelry.
It has also expanded its sizing options, with rings now available up to a size 12.
Other brands Rocksbox offers—like Slate, Sophie Harper, and Rudiment—also offer gender fluid styles.
Launched in 2012 by CEO Meghan Rose, San Francisco-based Rocksbox allows subscribers to rent different pieces of jewelry every month for $21 per month and either swap out their picks for something new the following month or buy the pieces.
Signet Jewelers acquired the company in April for an undisclosed amount.
Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include a quote from Rocksbox's Gina Gorman and an updated description of its demi-fine jewelry.
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