by greek Fashion Designer

Nella was born and raised in a family that fashion was the focal point. Even though, she holds a degree at Political Science and Public Administration from the world known Kapodistriako University of Athens, fashion was her world, fashion was her passion … a passion that in 2005 would inevitably led her to study fashion at Veloudaki Fashion School in Athens.

Since 2005, she has worked for MCM, where she designed a new series, called “AA” on behalf of the company, while she was responsible for the sales of MISSONI collections. In 2006 she joined the famous LOUKIA Atelier Haute Couture Fashion Design where she had the privilege to be an integral part of the team for three consecutive years. Milan’s, Paris’s, Athens’s and Thessaloniki’s are some of the Fashion Week shows that she has been participated and gained valuable experience. Nella has also worked as a costume designer for the TV series “Red Room” aired at MEGA Channel.​

On 2010, she established her own atelier, located in the heart of Patras, Greece, where her dreams came true as the brand name NELLA IOANNOU emerged. Her focus is on haute couture creations in perfect combination with the demands of an international clientele always more exigent.

In March 2015, NELLA IOANNOU made her debut to the dynamic and vibrant Athens Fashion Week. It was the following Athens Fashion week, in October 2016, where her job was fully recognized, by winning the Best Catwalk Award, after presenting an impressive collection, inspired from the fairy world, named “Once Upon a Time”. In December 2016, NELLA IOANNOU traveled across the Atlantic, to participate in one of the most famous exhibitions of America, the Art and Fashion Exhibition of Miami, as one of the five emerging fashion designers in the world.

Nella recently was invited to present her latest collection “Comme Une Fleur” at the fashion show, which will take place at the Sanremo Casino, for the occasion of the 69th Sanremo Music Festival 2019.Numerous events and initiatives for charity events have already been scheduled for 2019 and more detailed informations will be available on NELLA IOANNOU official Facebook page “Nella Ioannou Couture” or Instagram “nellaioannou”