Friday, 30 August 2013 22:09

Taslima K

Founder/Creative Director- Taslima Khan, a Haute Couture British Fashion Designer based in London.

Entering the world of fashion from secondary school realising her talent and love for fashion leading to a extended BA Honours Degree in Fashion Design with marketing at University Of East London. Whilst working as a professional dancer in hip hop and contemporary, modelling and playing national league basketball. Where most of her inspirations came from.

Started the label after graduating in 2012 focussing on luxurious womenswear. It was the right time for Taslima K to be born. Creating high fashion avant-garde garments, wearable yet fashionable clothing, with attention to detail for professional, individual, ambitious women who like to stand out from the crowd.

Taslima Khan is a creative, ambitious, independent woman herself, which is reflected throughout her designs. She designs, pattern cuts and makes the garments herself. Her vision is to grow Taslima K as an international Haute Couture label.

First Collection- "Girl Gang"

Welcome to Girl Gang a non-existence in which she often resides.

Inspired by the Helmut Newton book "A world without men"

A place where a woman's gentle touch is stronger then it appears to be. This collection presents her life in the world of hip hop, with her female silhouette as an empowerment of life, deeply in love with sports, where men are considered dominant.

The olympic spirit is evident throughout the collection, with the use of sports aesthetics, functional sports fabrics such as neoprene, air-tech, lycra jersey and leather. Colours - red the representation of sex appeal, with the metal tones of chrome- blacks, whites, greys propose the idea of a winner adorned in medals.

Creating an avant-garde look for the luxury street life.

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