JFJ Stylists - Michelle (Surprised)Meet the gorgeous Michelle from JFJ. She lives and breathes fashion so, after getting over the surprise camera shoot, Michelle readily agreed to share her fashion faves and insights.

In this profile, Michelle shows us her favourite jewellery pieces for the season (those she can’t live without), and shares a fab fashion tip and more …  

My job title is…

Sales Assistant & Jewellery Stylist at JFJ.


My signature style is…

Rock chic – but I like to mix it up. Today, I’m wearing a more romantic style, in the spirit of Saint Valentine’s Day.  JFJ Stylists - Michelle (Karen W Rock Garden_Bee)

KarenW RockGarden Topaz Ring


And my hero jewellery piece for this season is…

Karen Walker Rock Garden. (Check out the range in store or online at JFJ.)


My last jewellery purchase was…

'Karen Walker Rock Garden' earrings in Topaz.


My favourite magazine is…

Fashion Trend (I’m addicted!).


The book I’m reading right now…

Kite Runner.


Favourite iPad app?



Rule that is made to be broken…

Not telling!


Best advice you’ve ever been given?

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined.


Favourite movie character and why?

Will Smith because he can play any role – whether it’s funny, serious or sad; and he plays it well.


Who would play you in a movie of your life? 

Rachel McAdams.

JFJ Stylists - Michelle (Karen W_Nails)

 Best beauty tip?

After applying nail polish, dip your fingers in ice cold water to help the polish dry faster.

I love grabbing my lunch from…

The Coffee Club. (Imagine if they served coffee in these new Karen Walker mugs?  I'd be in coffee Heaven!)


My naughty weaknesses are...JFJ Stylists - Michelle & Rory



If you could be front row at any concert, who’s would it be? 

Pink Floyd.


If you could only listen to one song for the rest of your life it would be…

Free Bird.  Lynyrd Skynyrd.


What was the last thing you googled?

Lyrics to songs.

On a Friday night you will find me….

Out having a catch-up drink with my girlfriends.


On a Sunday afternoon you will find me…

At the beach, if the sun is out.


What is your greatest extravagance?

FASHION! Jewellery and clothes.


What don’t you leave the house without? 

My phone and wallet.


The person I would most like to meet (alive or dead) is …

Marilyn Munro.


If I were a superhero I would be….

Cat Woman.


My New Season MUST HAVES are:

Swarovski Slake bracelets (find them here). And Karen Walker Essentials (find them here). Part of the distinctive range at John Franich Jewellers.

Thanks Michelle, our camera shoot was a surprise but you rose to the occasion with typical Michelle grace and humour. It's one of the reasons we love having you as part of our team.   Jenni Franich, John Franich Jewellers.


Meet Michelle in store at John Franich Jewellers WestCity, Henderson, Auckland.

Last Updated: February 2014



Watch out for our next Jewellery Stylist feature, when we profile Alice.