We welcome commissions from people of all genders and sizes. Whether you’re a shapely beauty or a leaner type, our team can design and create a new outfit to flatter all the small nuances of the your body specially for you. We will achieve a bespoke fit through multiple fittings during the creation of the garment and we will provide you with fabric selections which best fit your needs and budget. Imagination has no limits at KRAKEN thanks to our designer’s broad and cross-discipline experience in clothes making.
On request, we are able to make styles which include mastectomy bras and other body-altering undergarments. Please bear in mind that there is a lot of extra work involved, so we charge extra for bespoke work. We will be able to tell you how much more it will cost once we exactly what you would like.
In the same way in which every person is a unique being, so are bespoke clothes. Every projects presents different tasks and challenges, that is why it is sometimes hard to give precise guidelines of production times or the number of fittings required before a proper consultation with the client. We have listed below the stages most projects go through. This can vary a lot depending on the commission. For instance, in the case the client would be expecting us to reproduce a red carpet dress, the “Design” step would not be necessary. On the other hand, if a we ought to make you a dress for a dance act, more motion fittings are recommended.
If interested, do not hesitate to contact us for a FREE copy of our bespoke guide and to discuss your project.
All KRAKEN styles are custom made to order in our workshop in Hackney, London. We don’t hold stock, we cut out and make your things especially for you. Everything is made with individual care and attention with you in mind every step of the way. It takes longer. It is miserable for anyone to sew hundreds of the same seams everyday for no thanks and bad pay so we don’t do it that way. There’s more to life than margins. We don’t dull down our styles or cut corners to make things cheaper for mass production. It costs a bit more to do it this way but it means we can make all sorts of different styles and sizes and pay attention to detail in the making. It also means we don’t create any waste. We enjoy our work and you get quality craftsmanship. Everybody wins.
Since we opened in 2014, Kraken Counter Couture’s portfolio has expanded from strictly ready to wear to embrace a whole new universe. We are delighted to create garments for a wide range of sectors and we are always eager to take up a challenge. Our services are most in demand for creating innovative designs and grand projects, requiring complex construction know-how. At Kraken we’re keen to work with individuals and companies alike, to design, make and occasionally direct productions. We tend to accept commission fitting in one of the following categories: