Ever wondered about the story behind MOHOKINI? 

Lets start with the name which is derived from the acronym:

MOHO = Maker Of Handcrafted Originals," 

The name is more than just letters it embodies a commitment to creativity and individuality and is a celebration of uniqueness. It defines our commitment and dedication to creating exceptional handcrafted, bespoke creations.


MOHOKINI is elegantly spoken as Moh-oh-kee-nee. 

In the heart of the fashion cosmos, Mohokini emerged as a beacon of creativity, individuality, and style. Founded by Serene Papafio,  Mohokini represents the culmination of a journey that began with a passion for design and a relentless pursuit of excellence.

Nestled in the vibrant city of Liverpool, the brand has become a global sensation boasting an international customer base, commanding attention with its iconic dresses curated for the perfect going-out or special occasion wardrobe, alongside iconic holiday pieces and unique accessories. With a taste for the exclusive and high-end, Mohokini is a response to our founders’ musings over the voids in her own personal wardrobe. Designing the very pieces she desires and reflecting a taste for the exceptional and luxurious.

Our founder, a graduate with honors in Fashion Design in 2014, embarked on her career having cut her teeth working alongside industry maestros, she absorbed the nuances of design, craftsmanship, and the pulse of true fashionistas. However, she craved more. She envisioned a brand that would transcend the ordinary, a brand that would resonate with those seeking "something different."

In 2018, taking the plunge, and launching Mohokini, an independent womenswear label with a resolute identity. Mohokini stands tall at the intersection of design and quality. From the very beginning, the emphasis has been on originality and sophistication – a testament to the brands unwavering commitment to crafting pieces that transcend trends.

Mohokini's Signature Touch:

At the heart of Mohokini's allure lies the artistry in its design. Every item is a masterpiece, beautifully cut and crafted using only the finest fabrics and techniques. Exclusive prints, meticulously designed in-house, add a touch of individuality that sets Mohokini apart. The result is a collection of unique, statement pieces that find a cherished place in your wardrobe.

Diverse Collections:

Mohokini has become the go to for party dresses and swimwear, capturing the essence of celebration and effortless allure. However, the brand's offerings extend far beyond. From casual chic daywear to the breezy sophistication of resortwear, from the laid-back luxury of loungewear to accessories and footwear that complement every ensemble – Mohokini curates an entire universe of style.

Bespoke Elegance:

At Mohokini, individuality is not just a virtue; it's a promise. The brand proudly offers a unique bespoke made-to-measure service, inviting customers to indulge in their creativity and revel in the perfect fit. This personalized touch ensures that each Mohokini piece is not just clothing but an expression of the wearer's personality.

Sustainability and Slow Fashion:

In a world that races against time, Mohokini takes a stand for sustainability and slow fashion. Collections and "stories" are unveiled not according to seasons, but when inspiration strikes. This deliberate approach allows for a more considered and eco-conscious production cycle, aligning Mohokini with the principles of mindful fashion.

Mohokini is not just a brand; it's a philosophy. A philosophy that celebrates individuality, craftsmanship, and the timeless allure of true fashion. Welcome to the Mohokini experience – where every piece is a testament to the art of being different, the art of being you.