KRISTINA TSVETKOVA SUTTON
The Siberian Russian born beauty was discovered by the most iconic modeling agency IMG at merely 15 years of age. Through that endeavor is where she received a priceless education by osmosis from having unbuffered intimate access to the World’s top fashion houses and it’ s designers, their creative processes, ateliers and fitting rooms. Kristina harnessed the spirit, mentality and blueprint for what it takes to succeed in the fashion industry from the best and has woven that intrinsic essence into LAKRIS. Kristina officially launched her luxury womenswear brand during LA Fashion Week, October 2018. Shortly after debuting, Lakris was able to break into top luxury boutiques in and around Los Angeles. I.e H Lorenzo, Elyse Walker, Church Boutique and Sutton Concept to name a few. Lakris’ celebrity following includes: Golden Glob winner and Oscar nominee actress and producer Jessica Chastain, Academy & Grammy award winning artist Jennifer Hudson, actress and singer Vanessa Hudgens, Victoria Secret Supermodel Adriana Lima, model and influencer Gizele Oliveira, singer Lauren Jauregui, artist Ava Max, singer Jhene Aiko and TikTok sensations Charli D’meilio and Dixie D’meilio, Madison Beer, Avani.
Lakris is a disruptive luxury brand, showcasing multi-functioning silks. Drawing from the designers diverse geographical upbringing in Japan and the Middle East. For Pre Fall 2022 Lakris has gone androgynous. They have captured a fluidity between genders catapulting them to bring silk to the next generation. Call it a post Covid pivot, but Lakris has been channeling higher intelligence and now their silks are all inked up and ready for streetwear. Introducing audio frequency Cymatic visual patterns, crop formations & tattoo artwork applied to their signature silk fabrications; all while expanding into denim and other cotton blends. Between the radical proposals-bold printed sweat hoodies fully lined with silk, a funky silk suit that juxtaposes a printed blazer paired with joggers, platinum treated denim suit, biker jacket, uncomplicated cuts with minimal but noticeable detailing.
*The collection recently graced the runway for Kornit Fashion Week in Los Angeles.