Year founded: 2000
Ā German designer Heike Jarick creates fashion collections focusing on experimental use of drape, layering and unique fabric combinations. Born in Germany, Heike studied design at Central Saint Martins, London, and graduated with honors. She went on to work extensively in the industry for notable labels Soprani, Krizia and Trussardi in Milan, and Anne Klein and Searle in New York. She also consulted on Work and Friends, a Yohji Yamamoto subsidiary collection in Tokyo. Heikeās own New York based womenswear labelĀ h e i k e j a r i c kĀ was incepted in 2000, and reflects her global perspective and depth of experience. Using unusual and luxurious fabrics sourced from around the world,Ā h e i k e j a r i c kĀ explores innovative patternmaking and cutting, balancing fluid drape with precisely tailored jackets and outerwear. Influenced by inspirations from around the globe, each collection is meticulously crafted to create sensuous yet wearable garments. Heikeās celebrity clients include Halle Berry, Kate Hudson, Shakira and Mandy Moore.