AKA Mystique Accessories is a family business where the family is the dedicated team of people that support the business. Collectively AKA Mystique has over 100 years of experience in the fashion jewelry industry, with seasoned executives who convey the AKA Mystique vision to fruition, bringing fresh, new concepts to the market and managing placement, to optimize turnaround.
Paul Aberbach is the managing partner who was born into the costume jewelry business. His parents manufactured costume jewelry in Manhattan starting in 1939 and continued for 40 years. After college, Paul opened a design and sales organization in 1965 where he developed, manufactured and delivered costume jewelry on a worldwide exclusive basis to major department stores, mass merchant and wholesalers. He was elected president CJSA, the Costume Jewelry Salesmen’s Association where he served for two terms. He is considered one of the industry leaders and the fact that he is also an award winning sculptor is an indication that creativity is at the core of AKA Mystique Accessories LLC.
Co-Founder & Design Director
Co-Founder and Design Director, Tahseen Ali-Khan is an award winning designer and a fine artist. Tahseen has a master’s degree in design and has also studied fashion design at The Fashion Institute of Technology. With her 30 years of experience in the industry, a sophisticated sense of color, timely trend-spotting and ability to source around the globe gives our design teams an edge over the competition.
Chief of Operations
Wolfgang has a master’s degree in business management and many years of experience in the field, which includes managing his own business for many years. His analytical experience and calm personality give him the ability required to handle the demanding details of a global market place.