Narces

Narces

Nikki Wirthensohn Yassemi is the designer and creative director of Narces, a Toronto-based womenswear label specializing in elegant eveningwear and after five attire. Known for her special occasion ready-to-wear and custom dresses and gowns, Wirthensohn Yassemi’s international background (she was born in Austria and spent time in Iran and the U.K. before moving to Canada) brings a unique flair to her ethereal creations. With no formal fashion training (she is an MBA graduate), the self-taught designer was surrounded by fashion at an early age as her mother worked with esteemed British tailor to the Royal Family, Victor Edelstein, renowned for creating some of Princess Diana’s most iconic gowns. Popular in North America, Europe and the Middle East, Narces has been featured at events in London, New York, Paris and Toronto. For more info on the brand, online shop and custom process, narces.com.