"A place for fair maidens of the world, in search of beautiful, handcrafted dresses,
artistic vibes, & rare objects"
Creative collections and punk couture, handmade locally in Soho, New York, by Manhattan indie designer, Kelima K.
The designer also creates wearable art pieces for museum installations, including the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston (permanent collection) and the Metropolitan Museum in NY (Fall 2015).
Find original designs not seen elsewhere.
An alternative to factory made / mass market dresses. Our collections are locally made in the Soho area of Manhattan, and are priced less than traditional couture, while maintaining couture standards of workmanship, design, and materials.
This is a local downtown NY business featuring imaginative, couture quality dresses, all crafted by hand in the designer's Soho atelier.
Designs can sometimes be made with amazing speed by requesting a rush.
Our clients range from fashion editors to brides from the Midwest, Europe and the west coast.
Beautifully cut, handcrafted and vintage-inspired dresses for day or evening.
We also offer wedding styling, and our renowned Wardrobe Therapy services including, personal shopping and makeover services.
More about our Wardrobe Therapy services:
Some Wardrobe Therapy is included with every custom order.
Looking for a life altering confidence boost? Assistance with personal shopping? Or guidance in creating your most flattering image, and reaching your life goals?
We are here to help, and to deliver results.
Wardrobe Therapy is an enjoyable, effective, and transformational process for men and women, that combines fashion with the work of Carl Jung.
Visit our Wardrobe Therapy site for more information, or to book a consultation.
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User6038936 · 2+ years ago
Visited Kelima while she was having her sample sale. I was able to find a dress that fit me very well which made the buying experience very easy! There were minor tailoring changes that needed to be made to the bust area which she accommodated. I cannot wait to wear the dress!Sent on 12/15/2015
Christine · Married on 09/19/2015
Kelima was a dream to work with! She was very patient and knowledgeable with my fitting and custom work with her Wardrobe Therapy service. She was able to help me find the most flattering fit and spent many hours making sure my gown fit perfectly. My dress had many layers so she worked diligently to make sure that each and every one was perfect. She really works one on one with you, listens to all of the things you are looking for, and gives you exactly what you asked for. She is really knowledgeable about the way dresses fit and how they work. I learned a lot about how they are made structurally through her guidance.Sent on 06/01/2016
I really enjoyed my experience at her store because it was an intimate environment and wasn't too busy, so I received her full attention. It was like working with a very good friend. The day of, my gown was completely comfortable. I highly recommend working with Kelima!
Alison · Married on 08/23/2015
I painstakingly went through the process of trying the large, more well known wedding dress vendors before I set foot into Kelima K. What a difference! Kelima cares, not only about the artistry and perfection of the wedding dresses she designs and makes, but also about each individual customer she has. She wanted to know my story. I had such a wonderful experience with Kelima K. My dress was absolutely perfect and the process of working with Kelima was so enjoyable. It was such an honor to support her small business and to get married in one of her beautiful creations.Sent on 09/24/2015
I have had the pleasure to work with Kelima on numerous occasions. Not only is she talented, she has a calming presence and is very gracious. Her dresses are a unique mix of dreamy romantic and fashion forward styles. I highly recommend Kelima to the bride to be who is looking for a timeless and beautiful wedding dress.