Nathali Elfström took her BA in fashion design at the Swedish School of Textiles 2017, showing the exam collection at Stockholm Fashion Week and London Fashion Week.
What began as an outlet for creativity in her home town Söderhamn in the North of Sweden, made her move to fashion capital Paris after her foundation studies in design and sewing, where she lived for two years before studying art at Konstskolan Stockholm. Later interning at designer Bea Szenfeld and in her second year at university, at the Amsterdam based couture house Viktor&Rolf.
Early on inspired by her South American roots on her mother's side, bright colors and artisanal work has shaped her interest in fashion.
Studies at The Swedish School of Textiles have widened her interest from making clothes in textile to bioplastic, metal, and cardboard. In the summer of 2017, she went back to explore her Swedish cultural heritage by working at Växbo Lin, in the heart of her home in Hälsingland, a spinning mill focused on the craft of producing 100% flax textile products with a focus on sustainability and design.
Finishing her third year, the exam collection Princesa de la Calle- Dress turned streetwear, explores her love for the unique and engagement over sustainable fashion, particularly to highlight the creative possibilities that sustainable fashion can bring.