My name is Karine. I live in the artistic London area of Hackney.
I learnt how to sew from my cousin at the age of 9 - she was the most amazing dressmaker! I used to chop my mom's fabrics and make dresses for my dolls....
I studied fashion in Saint-Petersburg and London. In June 2011 I started my own brand - Karine Bono. I always aim to combine different textures and shapes in my designs.
I draw, cut the patterns and make toiles before producing actual garment. I make sure all pieces are beautifully finished. All of my clothes are created in small runs. I buy very small amounts of fabrics, so my garments will never repeat and stay unique. I keep my designs eco-friendly. Everything you buy from me is well made and will last for a long time.
Often I find my...
- Joined July 2, 2011
- London, England, United Kingdom