Vampire Diaries star Nina Dobrev is the latest actress to join the beloved category of celebrity-turned-designer. Back in April, she Tweeted that she’s working on a collaboration with KRMA Clothing, a Los Angeles label designed by Nicholas Bowes. She wrote: “Nick (@krmaclothing) and I are collaborating on a new leather jacket…its going to be badass so stay tuned!!”
So when we caught up with the 21-year-old Toronto native in at a CW event New York a few weeks ago, we asked her about how she arrived at her fashion designer dreams. “I used to dress in Lululemon and Roots Clothing — I’m Canadian, that’s what we do,” she told us.
“But I moved to the States and started experimenting and having fun. Now I’m working with a friend of mine, Nick,” she continued, referring to the KRMA designer. “I want to make the ultimate sexy sleek women’s leather jacket.” How delightfully cozy! How that is “badass” as she originally described, we’re not sure.
We also wondered if there will be tees, dresses, sunglasses, or anything else in the future. “Baby steps,” she replied. “That’s all I got right now.” Well, everyone starts somewhere.
+ Would you wear a jacket designed by Nina?