HEMYCA is a luxury womenswear label based in Chelsea, London. Designers Helen Clinch and Myra Nigris met whilst studying at the London College of Fashion. In 2009, after training with Roland Mouret and Ben de Lisi, the design duo launched the HEMYCA brand, with a vision of creating a globally recognised label synonymous with luxury and quality.
Winning accolades from the beginning; Vogue declares HEMYCA as “One of fashion’s finest up-and-coming designers.” Daily Telegraph pronounces HEMYCA as “the UK’s most sought after new designer”. HEMYCA RTW has steadily grown in recognition within the luxury fashion world, having been previewed by Anna Wintour and selected by Woolmark to showcase alongside Alexander McQueen, and Burberry for the International Wool Campaign, to name a few.
Drawing on the designers cultural heritage fusing the best of British and Italian design, the HEMYCA collection weaves timeless elegance with a contemporary edge, exploring structural silhouettes, themes of contrast and strength through precision tailoring, exceptional detailing and quality, signatures of the HEMYCA brand and aesthetic.
HEMYCA has dressed celebrities including Maggie Grace, Dame Kelly Holmes, Alicia Keys, Nicole Scherzinger and Delta Goodrem and working with BAFTA for 2014. HEMYCA is also known for their celebrated collaborations with leading charities including The Elephant Family, working alongside Mario Testino, Christian Lacroix and creating the exclusive Pink Ribbon dress for Breast Cancer Campaign as worn by celebrity Leah Weller.
The ready to wear line is currently stocked internationally, and is available online. HEMYCA Bespoke & Bridal is available, by appointment, at the studio in Chelsea, London.
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