Sarah Nelsen designs clothing every woman wants to live in – her garments are defined by striking silhouettes in innovative textiles and sophisticated prints. The collection is thoughtfully made – with an emphasis on high quality, sustainable garments. Customers covet Sarah Nelsen's aesthetic for its refined style and timeless wearability.
Every garment is lovingly made at Sarah's studio in the Stockyards District of Kansas City, Missouri. You can find her work at select pop-up shops and fashion shows – get on the list to be notified of future events.
A graduate of the University of Kansas’ graphic design program, Sarah also studied fashion design at JCCC as well as London College of Fashion. She's presented multiple collections in the West 18th Street Fashion Show as well as Truman Medical Centers’ Fashion for a Cause. An advocate of the blossoming creative scene in Kansas City, Sarah has collaborated with cirque performing arts group, Quixotic, and was commissioned to create a ballet costume for the opening of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Sarah was selected as one of five designers for the 2016-2017 inaugural Fashion Designer Professional Development Program through Rightfully Sewn.
Sarah’s background in art direction and graphic design led her to a substantial career in branding, print and interactive media while honing her skills in patternmaking, draping and clothing construction. Currently, Sarah works at luxury womenswear atelier, Asiatica, while continuing to develop her own design aesthetic through a small ready-to-wear collection and custom client commissions.