Founder and creative director of Marbury, Jessica Comingore, will sit down with Janessa Leoné, Satsuki Shibuya, and Mariana Orkenyi (Communal) for a panel discussion on topics ranging from mindfulness and the creative process, what it’s like to run a business in Los Angeles, growth at various stages of your brand, and how to approach work-life balance as an entrepreneur.
Please join us for a candid conversation, and stick around for a Q&A to have your questions answered by this diverse and dynamic group of women.
Jessica Comingore brings a unique and thoughtful approach to her role as the creative director of Marbury. Over the years, Jessica has grown her practice to include a talented and trustworthy team of designers and creatives that make Marbury the dynamic studio that it is today. Additionally, Jessica authored a successful lifestyle blog for nearly a decade before turning her focus solely to Marbury, bringing with her a wealth of experience, and the knowledge of what makes a brand unique and successful.
Janessa Leoné is the founder of an elevated accessories label based in Los Angeles. The brand creates sophisticated pieces with a focus on timeless, minimal designs that are both unique and classic. Each line is hand made using a consistent foundation of the highest quality material- yielding pieces that can be worn through many seasons. Established in 2013, Janessa Leoné offers hats and handbags which have become a favorite among celebrities and influencers.
Mariana Orkenyi is a Certified Meditation Teacher through Ananda School of Yoga and Meditation and studied Mindfulness at UCLA. She founded Communal in 2014 in Los Angeles to share integrated meditation teachings. Mariana was born and raised in Brazil where she studied Spiritualism and later lived in Mexico City and Barcelona where she continued to deepen her knowledge and education on the meditation practice. Mariana leads regular courses, talks and guided meditations in Los Angeles, São Paulo, New York, Mexico and Europe.
Satsuki Shibuya is an artist and spiritual thinker, living and working in Los Angeles, California. Her work is based on intuition, energy, and spirit, exploring the realms of the unknown and bridging the gap between the tangible and the unseen. Through watercolor, visualizations of universal metaphysics appear with a focus on themes such as nature, energy, and aspects of everyday life. Each piece takes us on a unique and personal journey into our own soul in hopes that we emerge — not only inspired to cultivate peace and harmony — but also with an enlightened appreciation for this world we all share.