With the goal of setting new accessory standards for style lovers, Anchiel was Founded in 2022 by Angel and Evangeline. The creative pair, are reintroducing the world to what it means to own a statement accessory, one unique product at a time.

From designing classics with timeless texture to maintaining a gorgeous range of colors for all seasons and occasions, Anchiel’s designs are made for all genders and races who love quality pieces and who live a distinct life of true authenticity and grace.

Our goal is to combine style with craftsmanship to create timeless accessories for all Anchiel lovers. 

Dr Evangeline Obiagwu (Co-Founder & Business Director)

Evangeline Obiagwu is a wife, mom, medical doctor, public health professional, entrepreneur and also the co-founder of Anchiel.

Her love for business while also providing a source of livelihood to others started right from her teenage years. While in medical school, Evangeline launched a beauty salon located right across her parents' privately owned hospital. The salon not only provided another stream of income for Evangeline, but it was also a way to give back to the community by providing discounted services to the patients admitted in the hospital and local residents.

In 2016, Evangeline launched an online global fashion brand “Ace Kouture”. Since then, it has been featured and sold in various high end departmental stores. It has also been styled and worn by various celebrities and sourced for various film productions.

Her business acumen has proven to be one of her many great feats. Overseeing 20+ staff worldwide, Evangeline as a full time entrepreneur has been able to co-found and grow multiple businesses with her husband while also spending quality time with her family.

Evangeline’s goal for Anchiel is to expand the brand globally while identifying opportunities for growth, diversity and inclusivity.

Angel Obasi ( Co-Founder & Creative Director)

Angel Obasi popularly known as Style Connaisseur is an entrepreneur that has carved a niche for herself in the fashion and lifestyle industry with an impressive list of renowned brands under her belt. From Moët and Chandon to Kilian Paris, Mango, Heineken, YSL Beauty, Bioderma & Guerlain, Angel is no stranger to content production in the lifestyle and fashion industry.

Her journey as a content creator started in 2015. Since then, she has stayed consistent and has become a trusted figure as well as the go-to brand for African Fashion and Design.

In 2020, Canal+ featured Angel in a documentary about her life as a Fashion influencer in Nigeria, and that same year, during the Pandemic, Angel was featured on BBC World and CNN Africa for her Viral Pandemic Look which broke the internet and left the outfit she wore completely sold out on all platforms for almost two years.

In 2022, she won the Adi-Com Award in Côte d'Ivoire for Fashion, Lifestyle, and Beauty.
In 2023, Business of Fashion (BOF) named her as one of 'The Gate Keepers to Nigeria's Fashion Market.'

In 2020, Angel founded her furniture company Space Between Design and The Style Connaisseur, her online store for female accessories like leather belts, Kimonos, and beaded purses; leveraging her online presence and bringing all of her creativity to life.

Angel is widely known as the Hat Lady and she has single-handedly led a Hat movement for all Hat lovers for the past four years. Integrating hats into her daily style and lifestyle, it became apparent that her passion for accessorizing was the next stop.

Founding Anchiel with her partner was a natural progression for her. Anchiel is dedicated to creating high-quality hats, meticulously crafted with attention to detail and exceptional materials. With unwavering dedication and commitment, She aims to create a brand that resonates with everyone who encounters it, combining style and craftsmanship to deliver exquisite, timeless products.