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Ashley Sims' Humans Before Handles is Your Next Jewelry Destination

By Chandler Presson | August 12, 2020 | Style & Beauty

Not for the faint of heart, this Atlanta-based statement jewelry brand shouts fashion from the rooftops.

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For ATL-bred entrepreneur Ashley Sims, graphic design is as much a necessity as it is a passion. “I was never truly happy doing anything but designing,” shares Sims. Destined to be a business owner, Sims started her branding firm The Aesthetic Girl Design Studio (@theaestheticgirl) in 2014. After her passion project-turned-powerhouse jewelry line, Humans Before Handles (@humansbeforehandles), received a well-deserved shoutout from Queen Bey herself, Sims embraced the momentum and took the company to the next level. As full-time owner, Sims now splits her time between NYC and Atlanta curating statement jewelry selections for the girls who can’t resist turning heads. The brand seeks to highlight who we are outside of the ever-present social media handles, and to inspire kindness both IRL and online. “I wanted to strive to bring attention to always being your most authentic self at all times,” says Sims. Both on and off the gram, Sims’ statement pieces make for the perfect accessories.



Photography by: Thomjana Ferguson