Emerging Designer Spotlight: NILETA
Sisters Kate and Leliah Kishbaugh just hit the one year mark for NILETA, their New York-based women's sleepwear label that's keen on giving women a pj upgrade. Their core collection, made of soft and dreamy silk charmeuse covers all the bases with a variety of silhouettes that works for any type of sleep style. In fact, they describe the brand as sleepwear for all us as they believe that their line is for every single woman. "No matter where she is from, matter what size she is, no matter what she does for a living, no matter her age. It is simple. It is wearable. It is a wardrobe essential. We want every woman to put on our pieces and feel amazing and special and capable. Every single time."
Their journey to entrepreneurship was seemingly inevitable. Their parents were entrepreneurs and at an early age, the two were selling lemonade, mowing lawns and even selling rocks!
Combing a background in fashion strategy and operations along with finance, the two used their respective experiences to launch the brand. There's was also market research and a personal void which was the inspiration for the venture as there was a void in between high priced lingerie labels and flashy logo-clad pajamas.
Proudly made in New York's Garment District, their inaugural collection comes in a bone white and midnight blue which they believe is flattering to skin tones. With a laid back, generous fit, the brand goes up to a size 14-16 too. Garments are also pre-washed, washable and made to live in whether that's for lounging, dress up or just running around. So, whether it's an effortless v-neck kaftan or a button up and tap shorts or a lux robe, let's say thanks to NILETA for this much-needed sleepwear.
Learn more at NILETA.
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