Nick Verreos has had a love of fashion since growing up in Venezuela as a child of a Greek-American Diplomat father and a glamorous Panamanian mother. After graduating from the Advanced Fashion Design Program at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising/FIDM Los Angeles, he worked in the Southern California fashion industry for 10 years.
In 2001 he co-founded NIKOLAKI with his design and business partner David Paul. His collections of high-end, red carpet gowns and cocktail dresses have been worn by Katy Perry, Beyoncé, Heidi Klum, Eva Longoria and Carrie Underwood.
In the Spring of 2013 Nick launched his NV Nick Verreos Contemporary Dress line which is sold across the country at Dillard's and Lord & Taylor.
Nick received national and international attention after appearing on "Project Runway" and has enjoyed great success as a red carpet fashion expert and correspondent for E! Entertainment, Style Network, NBC and CNN International. He has been featured in fashion-related National Ad Campaigns for Virgin Mobile, Sears and General Motors and has collaborated and made custom gowns for many companies including Wrigley's/Orbit Gum, Heineken, Basil Hayden and Mattel.
For the past five years, Nick has been a regular panelist on TV Guide Network's Fashion Wrap for the Golden Globes, Grammys, SAG Awards, Primetime Emmys and has been a LIVE Red Carpet Correspondent for the Academy Awards.
To learn more about Nick, visit nikolakidesign.com.