Originally from Tunisia, born and raised between Tunis and Paris, Anissa Meddeb moved to New York to study fashion design at Parsons, the New School where she obtained her bachelor of fine arts with a focus in womenswear. During her studies, she did an exchange program at Central Saint Martins in London Her senior thesis collection was sponsored and mentored by Jason Wu (December 2014) and nominated for the Hugo Boss Senior collection Prize (January 2015).
She gained professional experiences with prestigious designers such as A.P.C. in Paris, Marc Jacobs, ThreeAsfour and Outdoor Voices in New York.
In 2016, Anissa launched her label Anissa Aida..., Aïda being a tribute to her older sister who passed away in 2010. The brand is a mix and match of inspirations from Tunisia and Japan, both cultures rich in heritage and traditional craftsmanship.
Her first collection Interfaces, a visual dialogue was presented at Musk and Amber gallery, Tunis, Tunisia in March 2016. The collection was selected among the “Ones to Watch” by Fashion Scout London who sponsored Anissa Aida... Spring Summer 2017 and Fall Winter 2017/18 runways during London Fashion Week.
Anissa was recently selected FIT Design Entrepreneur. This selective program taught at the Fashion Institute of Technology by industry professionals offers mentorship and guidance helping designers take their business to the next level.
Anissa Aida was also selected laureate for OpenMyMed Prize 2018 of Maison
Méditerannéenne des Métiers de la Mode, a program providing targeted support for young labels in brand strategy, communication and trade. Laureates of the program in the past include Jacquemus and Koché.
Anissa Aida is now stocked in New York, California, Paris, London and Tunis.