Ade Bakare was born in England Bromsgrove he graduated with a history degree from the University of Lagos Nigeria 1988. Then returned to England to study fashion design at Salford University college Manchester, graduated in 1990.
He worked briefly for the couture establishments to the English Aristocracy. Victor Edelstein and Christiania stambolian before setting up his label in 1991 through a loan from the Prince of Wales youth business trust (P.Y.B.T.).
He designed a collection of Day and evening wear dresses twice seasonally that sold to boutiques in England and the channel Islands such as Lucienne Phillips of Knightsbridge, Adele davis of old bond street, the foundation of guild fond and Ambers of Amersham.
Designing Ready to wear collections and couture pieces for individual clients increased Ade Bakare’s experience and profile. He was approached by perfume company creative perfumers in 1998 to have a couture fragrance created for him. This became the house scent called “Breeze” done by the well known “Nose” in the Industry geza schoen famous for creating futuristic perfumes such as eccentric 01.
ADE BAKARE COUTURE