Nina Ganci: Designer, Rebel, Superhuman

By Rachel Brandt
In Style

ALIVE Publisher Elizabeth Tucker recently sat down with Nina Ganci of SKif International. Longtime fashion designer, art rebel and all-around St. Louis superhuman, Ganci has cultivated an art space and collective in SKif that most artists only dream of. Get a taste of Tucker and Ganci’s off-the-cuff interview here and devour the rest on Tucker’s blog, Bulldog and Black Pants.

Nina Ganci by Attilio D'Agostino.

Nina Ganci by Attilio D’Agostino.

 

What did you eat for breakfast? Yogurt and sunflower seeds.

How do you pay the bills? SKif International.

What do you make with your hands? Sweaters. I can cut a pattern in 20 minutes or less.

How do you stay inspired? SKif International

What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done? I’ve done a lot of crazy things in my life, we’ll just leave it at that.

Nina Ganci by Attilio D'Agostino.

Nina Ganci by Attilio D’Agostino.

How do you find balance? I don’t strive for an imaginary balance.

Where is the place that you are the happiest? When I’m with friends. Over the holidays we had such a blast eating oranges from Florida and Turkish pistachios.

What is your favorite object? My Suburu Baja. It does everything all the time.

Where do you want to travel right now? Turkey, because I find that it’s probably one of the most exciting places right now and it seems like everyone is having a good time there.

Find the rest of Tucker and Ganci’s conversation on Bulldogs and Black Pants. Learn more about Ganci and SKif International on their website.

 

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