Alexia Elkaim’s Clothing Brand Miaou Was Inspired By One Amazing Pair Of Pants
The power of a great pair is limitless
The following feature appears in the June/July issue of NYLON.
Never underestimate the power of a great clothing purchase—one pair of pants from a thrift store in Paris was enough to inspire designer Alexia Elkaim to launch her brand, Miaou.
The waist of her signature pants gets its cinched silhouette from grommets and rope ties, and it looks good on every body type.
Get to know the designer behind these genius pants (worn by the likes of Paloma Elsesser and Gigi Hadid), from her personal wardrobe staple to her favorite film.
Materials of choice
Denim, leather, metal
English is my third language
Dream travel destination
Inspiration for ss17
Personal wardrobe staple
My side chain
Favorite spot in New York
Last book you loved
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Favorite film of all time
The Fifth Element
See some of our favorite looks from her latest collection: