executive board member
Nicole is a designer, stylist and image consultant based in Toronto Canada. She creates a line of accessories that focus on repurposing luxurious vintage materials into hats and and bags, and runs the popular online platform life of manek.
Manek studied Theatre and Art History at the University of Toronto, and Accessories Design at Modo Burgo in Milan. She cut her teeth in the commercial and music video world as a stylist, but sought out long format film and television to satisfy her insatiable appetite to be a part of the storytelling process.
In addition to styling and design she has appeared numerous times as a style expert and host on syndicated national television shows including Make Me Over, Make Me Under (Slice), Diva on a Dime (Global Television), Superstar Hair Challenge (HGTV), Big Voice (W Network), Party Mamas (Slice), and Princess (Slice).
Nicole just wrapped designing season three of Baroness von Sketch and is currently working on adding clothing to her namesake line this spring.