Born and raised in the beautiful Macedon Ranges, Jess Barnes credits the ever-evolving landscape, rustic elements and sheer beauty of her childhood home, for the creation of her jewellery.
Not to mention the characters that surrounded her whilst growing up. Mr Grey was a dear old friend – Jess’s loyal and stoic horse, whose strong and calming, yet whimsical personality, was and is the inspiration behind Mr Grey and it’s direction.
Inspired from her Interior Design background and endless questions from friends, family and passers by about the handmade jewellery draped around her neck, encircling her wrists or adorning her fingers, she decided it was about time to take a leap of faith. So in 2010, Mr Grey came to life!
Mr Grey jewellery is an audacious, fashion forward and inspiring label, which appeals to both women and men, expressing femininity, with a masculine edge.
Now, from her base in South Yarra in Melbourne, Jess is constantly drawing on the eclectic elements from all forms of design and her surroundings, and chooses quality materials to compliment her intriguing brand.
Jess is extremely dedicated to Mr Grey along side her other passion as a Stylist and has made quite a footprint in the industry already and can’t wait to take Mr Grey worldwide.