Photo: Victoria Kakuktinniq
Credit: Courtesy Victoria's Arctic Fashion



Artistic Community:

Iqaluit, NU




Victoria Kakuktinniq is fashion designer originally from Kangiqliniq (Rankin Inlet), NU, and now based in Iqaluit, NU where she has opened her store, Victoria’s Arctic Fashions. First learning traditional Inuit sewing and design techniques, Kakuktinniq went on to study fashion design in Winnipeg, MB emerging with a unique fusion of styles. Winner of the 2015 Nunavut Trade Show’s Business of the Year award, Kakuktinniq's designs are sought after throughout Canada. Her work has also been featured in the Inuit Art Quarterly as well as in FLARE magazine. In February 2019, Victoria's Arctic Fashion showcased their spring collection at two Paris Fashion Week presentations.View Long Biography and Citations


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Title Year Author
Victoria's Arctic Fashion gearing up for New York Fashion Week January 8, 2020 Jackie Mckay
Drawing Breath December 9, 2019 Ossie Michelin
Souvenir Art Guide: Where Do I Find? November 2019


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Name Year Gallery
Nunavut trade show and conference September 2016 Arctic Winter Games Complex
What to Wear this Winter Fashion Show September 2015 Winnipeg Art Gallery
Northern Lights business and cultural showcase January 2014 Shaw Centre


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Achievement Year Organization
2019 Paris Fashion Week Participant 2019
Silver for One of a Kind Storytelling 2018 National Magazine Awards
2015 Business of the Year Award 2015 Nunavut Trade Show


View Filmography and Details
Title Release Date Role
MC College Student Profile Victoria Kakuktinniq 06/08/2013 Herself

Public Collections

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Collection Location
Canadian Museum of Nature Ottawa, ON