INTRODUCING NUORIKKO BEAUTY

Being a designer, of course I love to create, and working with color has always been something that is just pure fun. We spent a very pleasurable Sunday afternoon with Debbie Hartung, Founder of Lipbar to develop the colors exclusive to the Nuorikko collection. While we were playing with color, we Interviewed Debbie about her brand, her process, and what it means to her to collaborate.

Read More
NUORRIKO x BLANK LABEL POP-UP

From September 21st-23rd custom Nuorikko is partnering with Blank Label to hold a wedding pop-up at the Denver Blank Label Location. It will also feature LipBar Custom CosmeticsFrank’s Gentlemen’s Salon and refreshments from Stranahan’s and Tivoli Brewing Company. We spoke with Nuorikko founder Kaitlyn Thomas and Blank Label’s Denver Store Lead Connor Lees to find out what you can expect from the event. Book your appointment online today.

Read More
DON'T JUST BUY A WEDDING GOWN, BUILD THE GOWN OF YOUR DREAMS

We at Nuorikko are actually very excited that there is less rigidity in the bridal gown market in 2018, but I don't think, sexy as they may be, that some of these new concepts are really offering the "revolutionary" options they claim.

Read More
CROWDFUNDING SUPPORT FROM A SHARK

"What makes this idea so exciting? There is no longer a need to rely on a sample gown that’s jury-rigged to fit your body," says Kevin Harrington, whose family's business has long-standing connections to the bridal industry. "In case you didn’t know, this is still exactly how most brides buy gowns. They are forced to make a decision off a sample size that doesn't fit them, and then wait months to try on their purchase once their order is complete. For a bride, that’s a really big deal."

Read More
CROWDFUNDING & COLLABORATIONS, OR, HOW TO SUPPORT A TECHNOLOGY-FOCUSED GOWN BUYING EXPERIENCE

“…bringing the bridal gown industry into the future, creating a multi-dimensional retail model that is designed with the bride’s experience in mind. The benefit to our bride is a true connection to her gown search, giving her control over an important, emotional purchase.”

Read More
BUILDING A DISRUPTIVE BRAND

The modern consumer expects more than just a price comparison, or the simple experience of being able to walk into a store and buy something. They are looking for a connection to a brand, a way to identify with what they're purchasing. If you are able to also offer them a direct connection to their purchase, you have started to tap into what the future of retail, and perhaps even commerce, will evolve into.

Read More
WHY NUORIKKO?

To start, let's look at "Nuorikko". That's [noo ree KO] and it's Finnish for "bride", Korean for “Female”, and Japanese for “Ceremony”. Our entire concept and aesthetic is inspired by a modern, minimal approach to customized design that puts our modern girl customer and what is most important to her at the center of our brand.

Read More