The Mission of ImaniLia™ 

The Mission of IMANILIA™ is to make the women and men of the world feel confident, beautiful. We are here for the person who wants to stand out in a crowd thru handcrafted, personally designed stylish clothing & accessories. We also give our clients the lifestyle tools to captivate every audience no matter the event! Catering to the metropolitan businesswoman & classic man with a flair for unique style with places to go and events to attend IMANILIA™ is the quality clothing and lifestyle brand for today’s woman & man.

About ImaniLia™ the Company

IMANILIA™ (pronounced  E- MA-KNEE LEE-AH) is a full service fashion business that gives women & men the Royal Experience. At IMANILIA™ we cater to women’s event/evening wear; cocktail attire and accessory needs as well as her lifestyle needs and event wear wants.  We specialize in merging Class, Glamour, Edginess, and the Regal Feeling that comes with being Royalty to EVERY client.

Mr.ANIGBORO™ (pronounced ANN-IG-BOROUGH) is a new mens neck tie, bow tie, & pocket square brand developed by ImaniLia of ImaniLia Designs. The accessories are inspired by her wonderful West African husband. All items come in unique and authentic West African material & prints.  

About ImaniLia the Designer

Native New Yorker designer Imani Lia Whyte-Anigboro created IMANILIA™ in 1997 when she was only 10 years old. After growing and studying her craft at one of the top art High Schools in New York City she went on to perfect her skills at The Savannah College of Art and Design one of the top Art & Design Universities in the World. SCAD is where Imani honed in on her love for evening wear with a twist.

In 2009 IMANILIA™ moved from custom only pieces and launched their 1st full collection at Fashion On the Hudson in Riverbank State Park in Harlem NY. Since then IMANILIA™ has produced four additional clothing collections, participated in countless runway and trunk shows, been recognized in the press online & print both Nationally and Internationally while also giving back to the community through the brands Annual Prom Contest.  In 2015 IMANILIA™ launched a mens accessory line called Mr. Anigboro™ which is made up of mens handmade accessories is west African prints & materials. Imani has much more in the works for her clients and supporters.

The Royal Handmade personal touch and feeling that comes with every consultation, order and/or shopping experience is what continues to bring the Royal Experience to every Event through you.

 IMANILIA™ showing every woman how to find the FASHIONABLY EDGY ROYAL within her!