Aniké - " What you have, you Cherish"
From the hustle and bustle of Lagos market to the cool, secret fashion havens of Paris, Soho and New York, meet ANIKÉ MIDELĖ. A luxurious transatlantic Women’s Wear label specializing in Bridal, Special Occasions and Wardrobe Essential pieces for the transitional woman.
Always with a pen and any given surface, as a pad, the brand arose as a childhood dream of designing clothes for family and her chic friends says the travel inspired designer.
Deciding to make the doodles on the back of her Maths book a reality, Olamidé Anike Elegbe enrolled at the prestigious Central St Martin’s College of Art and Design, in London, where she studied Fashion Design and Print. It was there she was allowed to experiment with colour, cut, fabrics and cumulative craft over a period of 5 years.
With over 10 years Luxury retail and fashion experience, gained at whilst working at renowned Fashion houses such as, Alexander McQueen, Richard Nicoll (London), Proenza Schouler and accessories designer Eugenia Kim in New York, to name a few.
Aniké the middle name of the ex model turned designer, means ‘what you have, you cherish’ and Midelé a childhood hybrid nickname of hers, pronounced ‘Mid-Elle’.
Texture, technic, delicate handcrafting, needlework and embroidery strongly influence the brands Bridal and Special Occasion designs. Anike Midelé tailor makes bespoke pieces that fuse cultures and luscious fabrications sourced from the Creative Directors travels around the world.
Anike Midelé is for the unconventional and confident individual who loves to stand out from the crowd, each piece is timeless and is definitely ‘something to cherish’.
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