A modern millenial yet romantic at heart, Khatira Alina’s innovative designs provoke femininity whilst always maintaining a level of elegance, with an unmistakable influence from her decade of experience in Bridal Design.
While earning her Design foundations at East Sydney College, Khatira worked as a Junior Assistant Designer at Dolina Fashion Group, Australia’s largest fashion house. During this time, she was mentored by Designer Kerrie W whose high fashion inspiration is prevalent in Khatira’s design process and will always remain in Khatira’s fondest memories.
In 2005, Khatira assisted the Designer for Mode For Brides Australia, it’s here where Khatira discovered that Bridal fashion is where her heart truely lies.
In 2006, Khatira met the head Designer of Maggie Sottero Designs and joined her team as an Design Assistant for one of the most recognised international bridal labels in the world.
In 2008, at only 27 years old, Khatira became the youngest Bridal Fashion Designer for Maggie Sottero & gained insight to all aspects of Design working closely with the Design Director, a privilege that Khatira values.
Being responsible for multiple international Number 1 selling designs with the Maggie Sottero label, Khatira grew her diversity over the following years by designing for labels Sottero & Midgley and Rebecca Ingram.
After 10 years of designing for these three international high-calibre brands, Khatira has now embarked on her own creative direction, accompanied with her passion, a keen eye, and a strong design foundation grounded in a wealth of exceptional experience.
Khatira is passionate about life, and fashion is just one facet of her expression. She also loves photography, art, music, poetry, travel and, of course, her morning coffee is very important to her!
In between her busy schedule, you’ll find Khatira at the beach, in the city, at an art gallery or travelling the world.
Khatira lives authentically &has an impeccably trained eye for detail &touches of luxury. Always smiling &present in every experience she engages in; Khatira is uniquely herself and lives through the beauty of emotion, which transcends to the fashion she designs.