Shirt by Jeffrey Jonathan Smith, jeans by Levi’s, watch by Chanel and shoes by Studio Nicholson with Moonstar Japan Most of us inherit traits and mannerisms from our families such as the color of our eyes and the ways we order our coffee, but fashion designer Nick Wakeman inherited her parents’ professional skills. Raised by a businessman father and a seamstress mother, she grew up combining their talents, which led to her developing and running her own successful international clothing line. After graduating with her BA in textiles from Chelsea College of Arts, Nick spent the next 20 years This story is from Kinfolk Issue Nineteen Buy Now Related Stories Fashion Issue 44 Under the Sun Far niente, on the faraway island of Alicudi. Design Fashion Issue 44 Michelle Elie An audience with an audacious dresser. Fashion Films Issue 44 Wardrobe Malfunction Why does the fashion in films so often disappoint? Fashion Issue 43 Mind Games Cerebral fashion, from the deepest folds of the cortex. Fashion Issue 42 Off Grid Pack a bag. Pitch a tent. Find a slice of nature to call your own. Fashion Issue 42 Rawdah Mohamed Fashion's new gatekeeper invites everyone inside.