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Somerset native Vanessa Zahid has launched her own custom-made jewelry line composed of vintage pieces. The official launch party will take place during Minnesota's Fashion Week on Sept. 21 at 1226 Second St. N.E. in Minneapolis from 6:30-11:30 p.m

Somerset native exchanges modeling life for jewelry design

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Ever since she was little, she always was into fashion.

"I used to create different outfits out of pieces of cloth," said Vanessa Zahid, 26. "My dad always said that I should design clothing."


She is well on her way now.

Although Zahid now lives in the Twin Cities, she was born and raised in Somerset. Her parents are Doug and Connie Plourde, and she has one brother, Brian.

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