about the brand
With a practice rooted in in-depth research, Designer Nafsika Skourti works to export the nuances and stories of her home. Through print, embroidery and ongoing textile development Brand creates sharp separates, couture details and modern tailoring. Weaving cultural narratives and explorations of region specific history and humour, the Nafsika Skourti aesthetic is a beautiful pairing of glamour and anti glamour.
Always designing with an acute sensitivity to the female voice they celebrate the matriarchs that surround them. Avid listeners and observers, they are women designing for women, serving the many facets of a woman's femininity through cut and expression of dress.
Believers in considerate design, they seek to produce high quality long lasting and versatile pieces that will last. Using their moral and technical imagination to create product that is value add to the wearer, the makers and their community. With a holistic approach that focuses on collaboration and consciousness they have instilled a culture of empowerment, education and engagement into the Nafsika Skourti brand.
The mission statement: to make valuable things that contribute to a positive collective future.
about the founders
Nafsika Skourti is half Greek, half Jordanian. She graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2012 and worked at Marchesa in New York. She also trained in haute couture embroidery and passementerie at Ecole Lesage in Paris. Meanwhile, Stephanie Skourti, a lawyer by degree had been working at Goldman Sachs for 5 years before quitting and swapping finance for fashion in 2014.
The sisters joined forces as they set out to build something meaningful, and established the Nafsika Skourti brand out of their home in Jordan.