Nikita + Tina Sutradhar // [ M I U N I K U ]
About Nikita + Tina // (MIUNIKU):
Nikita (22) and Tina (24) Sutradhar are sisters.
Tina studied business and fashion marketing while Nikita gained knowledge in fashion design and its technical aspects before coming to London to study Fashion Design at London College of Fashion together in 2010.
They have been collaborating for the past 2 collections.
Miuniku aspires to be a ready to wear, luxury clothing and accessories brand for women. The brand name comes from the nick names of the two designers (given to them by their parents). Miu-Tina and Niku-Nikita.
It’s design aesthetic involves the mixture of minimal and maximal elements, and finds a balance between clean lines and graphic details.
The collection 'Mundane Things' aims to make mundane, daily things interesting /exciting to the viewer.
Semi - Finalists H&M Design Awards 2014.
Nikita and Tina also showed the collection 'Mundane Things' at the LCF BA Press Show 2013 and were joint receivers of the Fashion Innovation Award.
Winner of Denim Diffusion – Translation from luxury to ready to wear, project with leading denim manufactures ISKO™.
PRINTED PRESS FEATURES //
Ziggy Magazine [Singapore, oct 2013]
Vogue Italia [in process]
Xoxo magazine [Istanbul, Turkey / oct 2013]
Rooms magazine [oct - nov 2013]
PRESS LINKS //
Fashion Feature MIUNIKU (used magazine)
photo 8 - 10 : [Shoot Credits]
Photographer: Brendan Peer
Styling: Rebecca Sammon
Hair: Soichi Inagaki
Make-up: Natsumi Narita
Models: Sarah Dick at Models 1 and Georgia Davies at Elite
Work featured in Dossier Journal (online), Vogue Italia (in process), U+Mag, The Word Magazine, This is paper online magazine, Open lab magazine, Atlas magazine, Used magazine.
2012 - 2013:
College: London College of fashion
Course: BA(Hons) Womenswear - top up year
College: London College of Fashion
Course: Fda Fdt Designer Pattern Cutter
College: Raffles Design International
Course Completed: Advanced Diploma in fashion Design (2 years)
WORK EXPERIENCE //
2011-2013: Thomas Tait (s/s 2012) + (s/s 2013)+ (a/w 2013)
Studio Intern -
Pattern Making, Sewing, Hand Sewing, Toiling, Cutting out patterns, Preparing garments for production shipment.
contact: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
phone: 07429155738 / 07813451283
Website : www.miuniku.com