Lako Bukia’s signature is graphic prints, typically focusing on Georgia. She takes photographs, enlarges them, and transfers them onto sometimes sheer clothing.
But Bukia has far more to offer than prints. For Fall, she is branching out and has started working with knitwear, something that she studied at Parsons School of Design. Her skill in the technique is evident: A tank and pants set checked in red, blue, pink, and white was a standout. Her vinyl jackets also looked good—a white puffer had checked knit sleeves, creating a cool mixed-media effect. She should work more with knitwear. It’s a huge industry in Georgia with a rich history, and Bukia could easily become a leader in the fieldView Gallery