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2 May 1972 |
Idaho, United States America,
|Education||Otis Parson's School of Design|
Gold grew up in Idaho Falls and was already a child piano prodigy long before he discovered fashion design. In 1990 he attended the Piano Conservatory of Hawaii for a year and soon after took up the harpsichord. Gold trained at Los Angeles' Otis Parson's School of Design. Gold is lead designer for his clothing company Black Chandelier. Gold has been creating fashion for men women and children since 1992, and shows his collections at events in Los Angeles as well as New York City. His collections are based in antiquated imagery, and use Victorian sewing details. Gold is the originator of the jewelled Giant Madagascar Hissing cockroach worn as jewelry known as the "Roach Brooch." 
Life and career
Jared Gold's Czarina fashion show on March 14, 2008 was well reviewed in The Daily Titan, the student newspaper of Cal State Fullerton, which said Gold made the runway his "playground." In May 2006, he appeared as a guest judge on America's Next Top Model, in an episode that also featured his cockroach jewelry. In March 2009 Gold appeared as a special guest judge on Germany's Next Topmodel, hosted by Heidi Klum. Jared is known for his close friendship with writer Clint Catalyst. Metro Mix, a free nightlife guide in Los Angeles, said Catalyst is Gold's "muse." Catalyst has been hired as an event producer for some of Gold's fashion shows. In November 2009, the duo released their first collaborative design effort: a set of prize ribbons with awards such as "Epic" and "Hedonist.">
- Gold, Jared (2006-04-21). "Fashion Trend? Bejeweled Cockroaches". Washington Post. Retrieved 2010-05-05.
- In Utah This Week 2009-02-26 No more swinging from the Black Chandelier
- Lina Lecaro (Mar 13, 2008), "Wrinkle-Free Fresh Faces at Fashion Week", LA Weekly
- Caroline Ryder (Mar 5, 2008), ""Q&A: Clint Catalyst"", Metromix
- "Nightranger Looks Back at '09 Fashion and Music". Retrieved 23 January 2014.