When I started the blog one of the ideas was to get to know better the people who I admire and to share who they are with everyone.
10 questions with Vika :
Gabriela: Why did you become a fashion designer?
Vika: When I was a young girl I used to design and make clothes for my mother. It made me very happy to see her feel beautiful and confident and I wanted to share that feeling with others.
Gabriela: What is your favorite part about being fashion designer ?
Vika: I love seeing the way that women feel when they’re trying on something beautiful.
Gabriela: How do you select the materials/fabrics to use?
Vika: Fabrics “speak” to me in a way that I can’t quite describe. I love the textures and colors of natural fabrics and yarns.
Gabriela: As a fashion designer, how do you liking working in a beautiful city like Chicago?
Vika: Every season in Chicago gives me new inspiration. It is a gorgeous city, with nice people and weather that keeps designers busy!
Gabriela: Tell us a bit about the Vika Eclectica brand: http://www.eclectica.com
Vika: “Eclectica by Vika” is about “new classic” designs for sophisticated, professional women.
Gabriela: What are your future plans ?
Vika: I want to be able to continue doing what I love.
Gabriela: What is inspiring you?
Vika: When I look at new materials I daydream about what I could make and the ideas that come to me are my biggest inspiration.
Gabriela: What do you Love?
Vika: My son’s laughter.
Gabriela: What you believe in?
Vika: I believe in editing. I’m my own worst critic.
Gabriela: What do you feel blessed with?
Vika: Having a loving family, caring friends and finding myself in the work that I do.