London-based designer Natasha Zinko graduated from the prestigious Central Saint Martins with a degree in jewellery design and said goodbye to her law degree to follow her passion in design. She is well known amongst Fashion crowd for her one-of-a-kind pieces and often seen at Fashion Weeks of Paris, London and New York.
You studied law before becoming a jewelry, later clothing designer. What made you switch your career?
N: I always wanted to experiment. And I found myself in Jewellery Design first and then as follow up in making clothes
Where do you find an inspiration for your jewelry making or clothing?
N: In my daily life, while traveling. People can also inspire so much!
Are your pieces influenced by the fact that you live in London? How so?
N: Probably yes, I believe my pieces are reflection of the mix of cultures and london is my home now and it's freedom is easy to find in my designs
Your label has been seen on many high profile names, do any of them stand out for you as a designer? Who would you name your muse?
N: I love girls wearing my creations. There are a lot of them who really inspires me to create more. For example, Leandra Medine, Miroslava Duma and Katya Mukhina.
What is your favorite piece from your jewelry collection and from your clothing designs?
N: I love my Bunny Necklace with pearls and the Grey Midi Dress with pearls on the back
Are your designs available in US?
N; Yes, on Modaoperandi trunk shows, in Maxfield LA, Alchemist Miami, Vod boutique in Dallas
What's in the future for Natasha Zinko line?
N: I hope it will grow and will be available in more stores worldwide! So I can see more inspired women wearing my designs.