Monday, May 16, 2011

Meet the SACHIKA TWINS...Who are they? =)

To-Tam & To-Nya Sachika
Photo by David Allen

To-Tam & To-Nya Sachika
Photo by David Allen


To-Tam & To-Nya Sachika, Identical twin sisters, are Fashion Designers, Entrepreneurs & CEOs of SACHIKA. Born in Paris, from Vietnamese parents, To-Tam & To-Nya grew up in Montreal, Canada, from a large family of 6 children where they both individually excelled in Arts. From a young age, the duo tandem knew they would be building, crafting and creating Art. To-Nya, the lefty and the Designer, graduated from the International Academy of Design at the top of her school with an associate degree in Fashion Design. Furthermore, To-Nya successfully completed an international business certification at Concordia University. To-Tam, the righty, also the business woman, graduated with top honors from University of Montreal with a degree in Communications & Journalism with a specification in Television and Entertainment. To-Tam & To-Nya also each have a degree in Creative Arts from Dawson College. Among other credits, both sisters attended Jam Vocal School & Ecole de musique Vincent D’Indy to study voice & music. Upon graduation, the twins embarked upon a career in fashion design, sales and marketing. Their designs were found in large department stores such as Femme De Carriere, Holt Rentfrew, The Bay, Sears, Reitsmans, Eaton’s, Zellers and Winners. In the U.S., the Sachika twin’s designs were bought by GUESS, MARCIANO, TARGET, ARDEN B, CHARLOTTE RUSSE, STRAWBERRIES and sold at MACY’S, NORDSTROM and LORD & TAYLOR. Remarkably, the SACHIKA Twins were responsible for over $30 million in revenues per year. Eventually, the sisters decided to pack their bags and move to New York city to pursue their dreams of working for themselves and living off their passions because ” If you can make it in New York, you can make it anywhere.”

Photo by Jonavennci

In 2009, because two head are better than one, To-Tam & To-Nya, Fashion’s Yin & Yang, joined forces to create their fashion business: SACHIKA. With no funding, investment or loans, the twins moved to New York to open their own company. After only one year, SACHIKA exploded into the Fashion & Entertainment scene dressing prominent stars and public figures. Their unique approach to design, marketing, sense of style and bubbly personalities have helped them set apart as business women and designers. Today, SACHIKA has earned a secure place amongst the stars as it proudly celebrates and embraces all body types. The brand is known to fabricate beautiful dresses that complement the female body. SACHIKA’ s feminine, flirty fashion has been featured included but not limited in publications such as Italian VOGUE, Forbes, ELLE Magazine, The Fader, Arise Magazine, Teen Vogue, Daily News, NY Times, Businessweek, Fashion Week Daily,,, Reuters, The LA Fashion Magazine, Regard Magazine, etc. SACHIKA was also featured on E! Entertainement, Fox News, Oxygen, BRAVO, Channel 11, TVOne, BET, Vh1.

The Bee Dress: Spring 2011 Collection

Coco- Model/Business Woman/TV Personality
Coco Dress Custom dress to embrace her curves

Nicki Minaj: Recording Artist
Moon Dress

Patti Stanger: Milionnaire Matchmaker
Custom Dress

Angela Simmons: Entrepreneur/Model
Noemi Dress

Adrienne Bailon: Recording Artist/Model
Ria Dress

Dawn Richard: Diddy Dirty Money
Sissy Dress

From being the dress specialist, SACHIKA has ventured into making outerwear and separates such as skirts, pants, tops, jackets as well as apparel for men: TUXX by SACHIKA. TUXX by SACHIKA is a division under SACHIKA catered to the modern active man who wants to look sharp yet feel comfortable and masculine. 

Actor Robert Richard in Tuxx by Sachika

Actor Greg Finley in Tuxx by Sachika

Devin Thomas- NY GIANTS -
TUXX by SACHIKA Tee-shirt

Actress LisaRaye McCoy
Venetta Dress

Kat DeLuna: International Recording Artist
Bijou Dress

Recording Artist Karina Pasian
Rayna Dress

Caroline Manzo: TV Personality, Business Woman
Yanci Dress

Teresa Giudice: TV Personality, Business Woman
Yanci Dress

Danielle Staub: TV Personality, Business Woman
Ria Dress

Vanessa Simmons: Model, Singer, Entrepreneur
Amelia Dress

The Swan Dress

Jennifer Williams: TV Personality/Business Woman
Salsa Dress

Fall 2011 Collection
The Eden Jacket

SACHIKA encourages women to be independent, strong, and ambitious. “The Modern Woman is fierce, she’s independent and she knows what she wants.” says To-Tam. “Designing is like creating the perfect balance between the imaginary mind and the reality of life” says To-Nya. To-Tam & To-Nya are the embodiment of the Modern Women: between the two of them; all angles are covered: from sketching, creating, pattern making, grading, draping, cutting, sewing, fitting, selling, branding, marketing, pr & business. Nothing is overlooked and there is nothing that these two cannot do.” say the SACHIKA TWINS. To-Tam & To-Nya are currently working on an Accessories Line in collaboration with THE STOCKROOM set to be launched in June 2014. The Twins also teach a monthly 4-hour seminar called “HOW TO START YOUR OWN FASHION LINE” in the Fashion District of Los Angeles. 

Stay tuned for more updates!

Whatever the mind can conceive, it can achieve …! SACHIKA TWINS

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