Kika Knaup Grad 2014 (1)

Kika Knaup, B.F.A. Knitwear Design, grew up in Tegernsee, Bavaria, Germany. Before coming to Academy of Art University, she completed a three-year women’s tailoring apprenticeship in Germany and was awarded the Presidential Scholarship Award at the City College of San Francisco, where she began studying fashion design. Kika’s graduation collection, which consists solely of knitwear, was inspired by a combination of traditional Bavarian clothing as well as the formation of glaciers.