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KARLISMYUNKLE is a style, travel, lifestyle and culture platform curated by London-based style creative influencer and artist Nik Thakkar.

It seeks to inspire artistry and creativity on a multi-platform level through fashion, video, music and art.

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Nik Thakkar for Louis Vuitton by Jamie McGregor Smith published in Interview Magazine

Listed as one of Time Out London’s Culture 100 top creatives, described by VICE magazine as “one of the premier creative minds in London” and STYLE.COM as “push[ing] the boundaries of the industry”, Nik Thakkar is a London and New York-based multi-platform creative who specialises in luxury menswear and content creation.

He consults and has partnered with major design houses including LVMH, Jean Paul Gaultier, Tom Ford, Salvatore Ferragamo and more; Nik has led creative design projects with Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy, produced award winning fashion films featured on Andy Warhol’s Interview Magazine, Hypebeast, NYLON and Rankin’s The Hunger as well as leading commercial branding and fashion projects with Diet Coke, Samsung, Motorola, eBay and more.

As a style and cultural influencer, Nik has co-curated design-art projects and exhibitions, guest-edited style magazines and has been a judge for both the eponymous Global Fashion Awards and Fashion Journalism Awards. Nik also commentates regularly for Sky News (Oscars), BBC World News and has presented for major fashion brands at London Fashion Week. His work has been featured in publications including Vogue Italia, Metro International, Vogue, GQ, Time Out,, The Daily Telegraph, Interview Magazine, NYLON, Wonderland magazine and more.

Holding close relationships with powerful influencers across fashion, music, art and design globally from London to New York and Milan to Paris, Nik is also a columnist for The Huffington Post and one half of design duo Ada + Nik.

Oh and I know you’re wondering about the name? Yes Karl Lagerfeld. No, we’re not biologically related but yes we’ve worked together. Yes, he thinks it’s funny. Why? Because he (along with Carine Roitfeld and Tom Ford are our (yes you and me) creative heroes.

Nik Thakkar by Fiona Garden