Belgrade based Fashion and Textile Designer and Founder of the lifestyle brand SPARKLINA. Infused with a taste of joie de vivre, Mina's designs epitomise an offbeat aesthetic, capricious use of colour and traditional embroidery with a modern twist.
Upon graduating with MA in Fashion Design (University Union of Belgrade) in 2010, Mina joined Grazia Serbia as a Fashion Assistant, gaining extensive experience in Styling. She established her own signature style, venturing out to launch her whimsical lifestyle brand SPARKLINA.
In 2011, Mina went on to present her first solo exhibition showcasing a collection of bespoke outerwear. The début collection was inspired by the exquisite art of hand embroidery and an exploration of cut and various pattern making techniques; making each item of this collection unique. Flowing cuts of each coat and hand-embroidery influenced by the traditional Serbian folklore art, lent this collection a bold feminine touch.
Cultivating a unique niche in the market with beautifully structured hand embroidered coats, dresses featuring romantic drapes and playful use of texture, idiosyncratic prints and electric colour palette. Mina draws her inspiration from folklore, eastern calligraphy, traditional arts and crafts, oriental mythology, mother nature and all her earthbound creatures.