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Top UK nail artist & skater girl Kirsty Meakin launches fashion clothing line – KM – sporting 32 looks

By Alex Fox | 09 April 2021 | Movers & Shakers, News

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Known in the UK industry as an exceptional nail artist, educator, judge and mentor, Kirsty Meakin, avid skater girl, has launched her own line of clothing merch aptly named, the KM line.
“I love everything creative; this includes nails, the arts and also fashion,” enthuses Kirsty.  “Creative extension is something I have a passion for, so I decided to combine my love for fashion nails and colour in my merch collection . I wanted to create a merch fashion line that was comfortable, stylish , affordable and most of all made you feel fabulous.  I’m proud that each item is hand made in England too.
“The design process is the fun part, playing with fabrics, different tie dye effects , shape and colour is pretty awesome.
“The sublimation fabric was a design I got my eldest daughter involved in. I told her what I wanted and she created a pro create digital image of it. I then sent this to Vanessa, my graphic designer and my right hand lady. Vanessa then created the pattern for the sublimation fabric. The manufacturer then made a sample and I was blown away with just how cool it looked. We then also designed an oversized fluffy hoody for lounging around in, which is so soft and to be honest my daughter, Allycia lives in it because she loves it so much.”
Prices range from £8 for a mask up to £49.99 for a full 3-piece co ord.
A full tracksuit starts at £42.99 and the T-shirts are £19.99.
It’s important to be inclusive and have a wide size range. So sizes run from 8-to-20 . And Kirsty designs every item herself.
“My eldest daughter Allycia Meakin, who represents the LGBTQ+ community, showcases how to wear the KM merch with an her unique twist. Damn she’s so cool,” chuckles Kirsty. “My sister Lily Meakin, who is just an absolute stunner of a  girl with a heart of gold, models here and also works for the KM product line packaging the orders to be sent to  eager customers.
“I obviously modelled the merch too, in order to showcase my style in full colour!”

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Scratch mahazine’s Helena Biggs talks to Kirsty  – on Thursday 15th Ail at noon GMT. Set your reminder to watch from here: