FANTASY AND FLIGHT
Nikolia started as a cool jeans brand few years ago. Believing that denim is the all-purpose fabric that has lots of possibilities and ways to be treated and cut, it has been their primary inspiration for creating comfortable children's wear. However, with this new collection, Nikolia, are stepping out of the safe and launching into the playful approach to creating clothes for children.
UNIFORM OF FREEDOM
Previous collections were based on feelings and comfort while SS16 is all about fantasy and flight. Letting the imagination run wild and the ideas take flight, in order to create that special outfit for the child that needs a uniform of freedom. This year Nikolia experimented with shapes and cuts and mixed and matched new materials to create a wonderful and whimsical collection of styles. The SS16 collection features lots of unique tshirts, hand cut dresses, 3d effects and delicate and quirky details, such as origami folds, delicate embellishments and only the best fabrics. The styles range from 1-8 years.
We asked Nikolia's designer Ruta Elkimaviciute, a few questions about the story behind Nikolia and the collections and this is what she had to say:
"Nikolia has been always in my heart. I make clothes for myself from the time I can remember myself. It was like fun to make myself stand out as we lived in a country were all the clothes looked the same like uniforms. At the time we became independent in our country my love for unique clothes flurished! I love beauty itself. Outside and inside. Seeking for it my whole life.. Since my boy was born I made garments for him and listened to the compliments from others. When my partner in Nikolia, Ieva, told me I should make business of this I just laughed. Still. At the moment we make fun of it together :) As we have our own manufacturer, all the clothes are carefully inspected and produced in our country. Lithaunia has deep traditions in garment industry and has earned the name for the sewing quality. The same for boots - we are proud our boots are manufactured in the same Lithuanian factory the highest level brands order from."
Well, we're pretty excited about this little Lithuanian label and if you like what you've seen so far, we think you're going to love the AW16 collection, that they have in store for you. Keep your eyes out for these creative ladies!