Sophie Kula was born in the capital of Silesia,Katowice. She is half-Russian and half-Polish. However, her heart is in Paris where most of her father’s family emigrat- ed. Since her early childhood she was artistically trained, first in dance, then in music. She attended primary music school, specialising in the flute. As a teenager, she was fascinated by painting and history of art. She was inspired by her Aunt, who graduat- ed The Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture, in the 80’s. As a result Sophie had a desire to learn fashion drawing. The drawings were her first venture into the fascinating fashion world.
Whilst at high school she gained experience with costume and stage design working in a Silesian theatre. Later she worked with a number of different fashion studios, assisting in multiple photo shoots. She also took a summer course at the Artistic Fashion Design School in Cracow, Poland. She graduated from the “International School of Fashion Design Costumes” Warsaw, Poland in 2011. One of the highlights of her career was working as a stylist for various fashion magazines, which included dressing well known Polish celebrities. She has also worked as a designer for individual clients and companies. Her projects have been published in various publications. Sophie has been a finalist for a number of competitions such as ‘‘Off Fashion’’ , “Fashion Oscars” , NOWFASHION & Mod’Art in Paris She is also finalist of Art&Fashion Forum in Poznań. In 2013 she was nominated for the prize : Silesia Fashion Point. In 2014 she won one of prize in Contest “Be Next” in Georgia , Award was scholarship “fashion Marketing & Buisness for Professionals” in Domus Academy in Milan. Thumbelina / Patchwork Soup is her first solo collection.
During XI’th Open’er Festival , she premiered her second collection “Global Warming”.This collection she also showed at Internetional Festival Neo Fashion Jamboree in Bielsko Biała and Silesia Fashion Look w 2013 in Katowice. She was one of the choice polish designer who had exhibition in Pasaż Wiecha shopping center of Warsaw . She premiered her third collection, “Sweet Memories”, in August 2013 at the “Elite Model Look Final” Competition. In January collection had french premiere at Young Fashion Designer Exhibition ArtGeorgia during Haute Couture Fashion Week in Paris. Her designs have characteristic style, always colorful and positive. She uses high quality textile and have many pieces hand made ended. Her clients are women which know what They want , individualists , full of energy. Alongside her fashion designs she has a keen interest in fashion drawing. She quotes her inspirations as coming from her travels, meeting new people and celebrating life. She also finds inspiration from movies and music, which she love like fashion.