Meet Nikki Williams, hand bag designer & entrepreneur
Nikki grew up on a farm near Sofala, New South Wales, Australia. Being about a three hour drive north-west of the state capital, Sofala is quite a contrast to the bustling city life of Sydney, with a population of ~200 people. From this small town beginnings, Nikki’s career spans to Europe and back, with her finally creating her namesake brand in Australia.
Nikki began her career in fashion by graduating from Sydney University with a degree in Economics, then moved to London to study at the London College of Fashion. She worked at London’s Selfridges in marketing where she worked alongside well known designers such as Tom Ford, Stella McCartney and Victoria Beckham.
Nikki, who had always dreamed of designing handbags, really got serious 3 years ago making her dreams into reality. In her 20’s, she knew this is what she wanted to do, and after 10 years in the fashion industry, she finally sat down and designed her first bag. Once she made her first bag she realized she was onto something.
She went hunting for experts in the field and sourcing the best quality hardware and leather she could find, all the while perfecting her designs.
I have a simple set of values: Make beautiful handbags. Treat people well. And tell you all the story of the leather goods we make – putting my name to what I do is really important to me. – Nikki Williams
Nikki Williams’ aim is to make high quality luxury bags that don’t cost a fortune.
“We produce the highest quality possible, but don’t charge like the international high-end designer labels. We want our customers to enjoy having a beautifully hand-crafted bag made from the best leather we can source. We know our customers are looking for good quality products that offer something different, all our bags have a story.”- Nikki Williams
NIKKI WILLIAMS handbags are made from leather specially chosen for their natural color, slight natural differences, texture and beauty are sourced from the finest tanneries in Europe and Asia.
You can see NIKKI WILLIAMS collection online at www.nikkiwilliams.com. Hope you like it as much as we do.