Ade Velkon is a Berlin based fashion label founded by two young designers in the year 2013. With Californian and Austrian roots both bring in a diverse background of tradition, handcraft, design experience and aesthetic vision.
The label focuses on women’s clothing with a slight hint to androgyny.
Californian designer Molly McDonnell studied fashion design at FIDM in San Francisco. After a 2 year intensive program she finished with a degree in associate of art. She acquired professional skills as a tailor and more and more defined her signature as a designer in those years. A few month later she left the states and moved to Berlin to work for a designer and later for a production company. The last 4 years she worked as a freelance in house tailor for a local Berlin street wear label.
Kathrin Kaiser graduated from University of Applied Arts in Vienna with a degree in multimedia art. She worked 2 years as graphic designer and head of communications for an international accessories label in Berlin. She started working for a creative agency collective over a year ago. The Berlin based group is developing concepts for individuals and companies all over the world. Kathrin focuses mainly on the art direction and management of the brand