Sibel Mesta is the Turkish designer behind the brand name SiBelle. Sibel studied at Central Saint Martin’s School of Art & Design in London and Mount Ida College in Boston. After working for a major design firm, Sibel launched her own line in New York City. Sibel designs lingerie, beachwear, cruise wear, and even a line for kids.Her collections make use of silk chiffon, metallic lurex embroidery, ribbon, and regular silk. The pieces often include very frilly edges, ties, rosettes, bows, and pearl buttons. Here are some sample pieces from her collection:
SiBelle also sells the delightful “Sweet Treats Gift Box.” This is a gift set of mini-kini made of 100% silk chiffon in rose, vanilla cream, chocolate, and lavendar. Another option is available in meringue, grape, raspberry, and silver leaf.
Sibelle is available at some stockists and these online retailers: Journelle and Chichi Queen. Sibelle is also available from the company store at http://sibellenyc.com/shop/index.html. Pictures courtesy of Sibelle.