Photography Courtesy of TOFW

Meet the Makers: Nikki Wirthensohn Yassemi of NARCES

Get to know the designers behind this season's Toronto Fashion Week in collaboration with RE/SET


Designer Name(s): Nikki Wirthensohn Yassemi

Hometown: Toronto

Zodiac sign: Aries

Year you created your label: 2011


Describe your label in three words

Glamorous, whimsical, body-jewelry


What made you first want to be a designer?

Apprenticing while very young for my mother who was also a designer

When you decided to become designer, what is one thing you had no idea you’d have to do?

Having to constantly answer the question “what is your inspiration” :)

If you could have anyone in the world wear your collection, who would it be?

Marilyn Monroe

What is one place or location that inspires you?

Always… London UK

What would you consider the highlight of your career so far? 

Presenting the collection in London and Paris in just its second season

What are you most looking forward to about Toronto Fashion Week in collaboration with RE\SETTM?

Presenting the new ideas within the designs and having a great show

NARCES is showing at 8:00pm on September 4th, 2018 at at Yorkville Village (136 Yorkville Avenue).