Meekis incClothing Designer Male Chicago, Illinois, US
Mayhem # 2388425
About MeThe world of design is experiencing something of a revolution and Michael Castillo “MEEKIS” is at the forefront of the revolt, “I are not a follower,” he state adamantly. “The image of beauty never lies, and that is what I like to express in my designs. Inspired by textures from Meekis’ native countries, Central and South America. Chicago has been home to this unpredictable, imaginative and innovative designer.
This city’s great ethnic diversity and beauty have certainly influence MEEKIS INC. best known for his modern interpretation of the duster coat, array of decorations, divergent fabrics allowing him to interpret their fascination of oriental influences. To date, MEEKIS high profile clients include superstar musician Phil Collins, jazz diva Angela Bofill, Jazz Great George Benson actor Blair Underwood, casting agent Director / producer Sharon King. R&B Artist David Hollister, Ginuwine, radio personalities Ramonskee Love, Dr. Love, super music producer Maurice Joshua, Raymond Boyd photographers for the stars & concert promoter Delli Pell... Whatever direction fashion is taking, however, there has to be constants, comfort, balance, and above all attention to detail says Meekis “People identify me with the non-traditional,” admits the two, “I do believe in classicism, but you can be classical even doing something contemporary.
Anyone who follows my fashions knows that nothing will remain the same- individuals recognize our playful details like drawstrings, necklines, hips and hemlines. “I don’t believe being stuck in time warp. I have a very specific mission and that is to utilize MY imagination.”
The owner of MEEKIS INC, spends a large part of his schedules dedicating his time to civic organizations such as Expo for Today’s Black Woman, Hispanic Women’s Business congress, United Negro College Fund, as well as supporting foundations for AIDS research, children and environmental causes. As this year unfolds, expect to see creation from this talented duo adorning men and women in expressing Exotic Styles …Striking Details……..Bold Concepts and Dramatic Designs......
CreditsGOD... my family & friends... Femi photography... & all my models