Nicholas K At NYFW 2012


New York Fashion Week! like this means anything to me considering I am in San Diego.

I will tell you what NYFW means to me; I like to see what stores will be emulating this season and it all comes from what the designers put out this week from Feb. 9 – Feb. 16.  It is not like the average college student has the funds or the time to attend New York Fashion Week or even go to New York for that matter.

So thank God for the internet and live streaming, my Friday consists of NYFW and homework, maybe even possibly the beach.

You can watch NYFW here.

Amongst Rebecca Minkoff, BCBG Max Azria, Rebecca Taylor and a few other designers; Nicholas K caught my attention with a single accessory.

Nicholas K, NYFW 2012; Turtle Shell Necklace


What I like about his collection is that it was very wearable.  Statement pieces that weren’t too “out there” the playful and fun part to his collection was the accessories.  Very western themed: ten-gallon hats, bull-horn necklaces and desert shades.  I don’t think I could bear wearing a turtle shell around my neck but his clothes are lovely.

The turtle necklace is Jewelry by Matt, check it out here

“Nicholas K was conceptualized with the intent of providing sophisticated customers with modern classics to become wardrobe staples.”

About Nicholas Kunz 

“Cofounder and creative director, Nicholas L Kunz attended FIT in New York and the Polimoda School of Design, in Florence. Upon her return to the U.S. Nicholas took a position with DKNY and later joined the founding team of Coach Men’s sportswear. Over the next 8 years Nicholas worked with other design companies including Nautica, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hillfiger and Polo,
operating in primary positions and overseeing the design and coordination of five new labels.”

“Immediately prior to founding Nicholas K, Nicholas worked as a full-time consultant for Calvin Klein (CK women’s outerwear collection and US and European jeans). Unlike most designers, Nicholas’ experience from working with large multinational corporations afforded her a broad and thorough understanding of all consumer segments.”

About Christopher L Kunz

“The corporate operations of Nicholas K are overseen by cofounder Christopher L Kunz, who graduated with an MBA, summa cum laude from the Eller Graduate School of Management in Marketing and Finance, and with a BS majoring in both Biochemistry and Molecular Cellular Biology.”

“Prior to Nicholas K, Christopher worked with the Los Alamos National Laboratory, providing his expertise to early stage companies, guiding them on all aspects of operations from competitive marketing analysis to strategic positioning. Christopher’s previous experience in the fashion industry ranges from runway to retail, working with companies such as Polo Ralph Lauren.”

information about Nicholas K is credited to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

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