If you have not heard of the extraordinary/exquisite fashion designer Olamidé Aniké Elegbe’s luxury brand Aniké Midelė, then you should stop visiting all fashion blogs except for selectastyle.com offcourse. The designer who studied at the prestigious Central St Martin’s College of Art and Design, in London, UK has worked with 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 and has just released her latest bridal collection to coincide with her new website www.anikemidele.com.
In a fantastical treatment of an unconventional bride in a hauntingly beautiful fairy tale. The alluringly romantic and tonal treatment displays an assortment of ethereal silhouettes, hand-finished in exquisite detail with dreamy fabrics accentuated with distinct embellishments.
Aniké Midelė drifts from soft sheer fabrics to solid heavy fabrications in her stylised image of an alternative fairy tale. This forges together a delectable ambience of delicate tones, cascading layers and ivory palettes.
The Autumn/Winter 2016 collection features 7 tier layers of scalloped beaded lace edges, boleros, exaggerated two metre trains, crystal beaded lace, ball gown elements of pearl and stone beading, crystalized satin, corsets, cathedral trains, floral lace, beaded star jewelled illusion necklines, sweetheart necklines, mermaid and fish tail styles and guipure cut lace.
Constructed to be more aesthetic and visceral each wedding dress is crafted to allow Aniké Midelė brides to have their own fairy tale moment.
Enchanted’ Autumn/Winter 2016 Bridal Collection
Creative Director: Olamide Aniké Elegbe @anike_midele @ambridals
Visions photography @visionsphotography
Yitschaq Abia – @Mr_adore
Yomi Akanni – @yomstudios
Make Up: Diana Subi Eja @bellezacouturemakeovaz
Models: Angella Phillips (@theangellaphillips) Chidimma Maduka (@ckatianna)
Location: Aniké Midelé Studios Ikeja, Lagos