Valentine’s Day originated in Italy honoring a Roman Christian martyr named Saint Valentino. The day has allowed many artists to express and commemorate the idea of romance. Discover different Italian artistic interpretations inspired by love.
Jean O’Reilly Barlow’s life has covered continents, molded industries, and touched history. She’s been a fashion icon, muse, and creative entrepreneur. From the face of Guinness and Smirnoff Vodka to the inspiration behind John Rocca and Howard Layton, Jean’s imprint carried from fashion to design as she traversed from Ireland to the USA. To celebrate her February birthday, read about her life and the inspiration she has become to both the industries and people she touches.