Ekaterina Kukhareva was born in Ukraine and grew up moving between Denmark, Ukraine and later England, as a student at Kent Colleg... More
Ekaterina Kukhareva was born in Ukraine and grew up moving between Denmark, Ukraine and later England, as a student at Kent College, Canterbury. Ekaterina Kukhareva studied at Central Saint Martin's where she completed her BA in Textile Design. Graduating in 2009 saw her working for Temperley London where her love for womenswear was evident and led her to design womenswear with focus on patterns and prints. Before establishing her eponymous label in 2011, Ekaterina Kukhareva went a step further and trained as a specialised knitwear technician on the industrial knitting machine, STOLL, which takes pride of place in her studio in Chelsea.
Inspired by art and nature and armed with boundless imagination, technical knowledge and expertise Ekaterina Kukhareva offers contemporary take on traditional occasion dressing, luxury pieces that quickly become everyday staples and resortwear that effortlessly translates from day to night.
KUKHAREVA London collections are renowned for their feminine silhouettes, unexpected colour combinations and custom made knitted fabrics and jacquards featuring unique patterns and signature lurex shimmer with flattering and eye-catching effect.
KUKHAREVA London distinctive style and designs quickly caught the attention of the international social media set, models and celebrities alike, including Bella Hadid, Rocky Barnes, Priyanka Chopra, Amanda Holden, Jourdan Dunn, Juliet Angus, Maja Malnar, Carla Ginola, Nathalie Fanj amongst many other distinguished women in their respective fields