Beautiful, elegant and classy, Candice Pool is the founder of ‘Finn Jewelry’. She is the creative director and jewelry designer of the company that has remained successful in creating a niche for itself. Prior to landing up with her jewelry business, this globally reputed jewelry designer worked as a bartender. However, the sheer love for jewelry and anything related with it motivated this ravishing beauty with no formal jewelry training to embark on her passion. Her early life saw her moving door to door in her neighbourhood to sell Friendly Plastic and rhinestone earrings. After ‘Finn’ happened there was no looking back for Pool. The company under her supervision has come up with a huge collection of jewelry like bridal, classic and Western among others, including varied category. Her company boasts of a clientele including supermodels, celebrities and movie stars among others. This CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award nominee is not only a successful entrepreneur but also a successful homemaker with an adorable family comprising of her doting husband, Casey Neistat, a celebrity in his own right, and their lovely daughter, Francine.
Candice Pool always had a knack for jewelry and anything associated with it. She earned her living as a bartender while keeping her passion for jewelry alive. At one point of time she also went door to door in the neighbourhood to sell Friendly Plastic and rhinestone earrings while gradually weaving her dreams of making something big someday.
Finally in 2005, she founded the company ‘Finn Jewelry’ and in 2006 it succeeded in establishing itself as a line of precious jewelry that caters to one and all. In course of time the company has thrived in introducing classic and meticulous designs of different jewelry collections that are made out with utmost precision and artistry thus creating a unique position for itself.
In 2009 as envisioned by her, Pool turned a dark, empty industrial loft located in the Great Jones Street in Noho, New York City into a gorgeous and precisely designed Finn showroom. The showroom today displays a huge collection of jewelry starting from Classics, Bridal, Love, Western, Moons & Stars to Candice’s Favorires and many more. Each collection has varied category of jewelry including rings, earrings, necklaces, bracelets and also a category for men. Among the collections the Bridal one is quite famous. She mentions Rosary Bracelet as her favourite piece.
In an interview she said that technically she has been designing from eight years of age but started designing for Finn in 2011. Pool, along with Morgan Ditmore and Emily Mullaney, has succeeded in taking forward the company to such a level that its list of clientele includes celebrities like super model Karlie Kloss, pop singer Taylor Swift and actress Naomi Watts among others. This ace jewelry designer received nomination for a CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award in 2011. As of April, 2017, her net worth is estimated to be more than $1.5 million.
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Personal Life & Family
Candice Pool was born on October 19, 1977, in Cape Town, South Africa, and was brought up in Texas, United States. Later, she relocated to New York. Her romantic life and marriage is also no less than a fairy tale. Pool got romantically associated with Casey Neistat, an American filmmaker, YouTube personality and vlogger who co-founded the social media company ‘Beme’. He is three years younger to Pool. Although she turned down Neistat for a first date, the two eloped in 2005 and got married. The marriage was, however, annulled after a month. The love birds later got engaged on February 18, 2013, and tied the knot that year on December 29, in the Grand Beach Café in Cape Town, South Africa, in an unusual, unique and elegant style. She has also appeared in several flicks of Neistat. The couple was blessed with a daughter, Francine Neistat, on December 6, 2014.