Meet Olamidé Aniké Elegbe, the designer behind luxury brand Aniké Midelė.
Olamidé is a graduate of the prestigious Central St Martin’s College of Art and Design, in London, UK where she graduated with a BA (Hons) degree in Fashion Design and Print.
Her career started in London’s prominent fashion industry working at renowned Fashion houses such as, Alexander McQueen, Richard Nicoll (London), Proenza Schouler and accessories Designer Eugenia Kim in New York, just to name a few.
The Creative Director has developed her business acumen and exposure to retail, working at Luxury Retailer Harrods, United Colours of Benetton, Karen Millen, and was also an assistant stylist to Andre Walker at Daze and Confused Magazine.
Aniké Midelė is a symphony of unequivocal style and opulence, a dance between delicate handcrafting, needlework and texture. You will find Bridal wear, Special Occasion designs, and Ready to wear pieces that embody various facets of the designer’s personality.
The brand constructs Bespoké pieces made to sculpt the body, treating every client like an empress. The artistry behind the techniques and embroidery is influenced by the international landscape that Olamidé Aniké Elegbe has observed through her travels.
Aniké, the middle name of the ex-model turned Fashion Designer, means ‘What you have, you cherish’ and Midelė is a childhood hybrid nickname of hers derived from her first name and surname, pronounced ‘Mid-Elle’. Once you step into the iconic world of Aniké Midelė you will discover the timeless creations of one the most promising designers to come out of the United Kingdom and Africa.
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