Aimee obtained fashion degrees at some of the worlds' foremost fashion design schools. She is the graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, New York in apparel and motion graphics design, The University of the Arts London (London College of Fashion) in footwear design and the Pratt Institute (New York City) in UI/UX product design. Aimee is additionally a licensed attorney in Florida and the District of Columbia.
After releasing her first collection in 2018, The Deco Collection, she was selected to showcase her designs at two New York Fashion Week runway shows, that were recommended by the New York Times. Her designs have also graced many other prominent runways including London Fashion Week where her collection 'A Tempestade' was shown.
Her designs have also been featured in various publications such as Schon Magazine, La Botanica Magazine Winter Issue N.6, Newsweek, Popsugar, Zimbio, Elle Espana, Elle Italia, Marie Claire Italia, Amica, Woman, Madame Figaro France, Author Daily, Harpers Bazaar Italia, Harpers Bazaar Espana, Fashion Avenue News Magazine, The Impression, WHYTT Magazine, Fashion Channel Italia, Musica Magazine, Prince Magazine, Young Revista Espana to name a few.
Her designs are worn by various celebrities. Additionally, her artwork has been displayed at prominent galleries such as the Museum at FIT in New York, New York.
Aimee specializes creating unique designs for men and women with a passion for utilizing activewear and knit textiles. Her prior training and experience also involves the use of a wide range of textiles and special techniques such as bridal, embroidery, couture, avante-garde, pleating and draping, menswear, womenswear, accessories and headwear. Aimee maintains a couture & RTW mixed line, Aimee Nielsen, and an active/streetwear line, Nielsena Sport.
Aimee enjoys pushing the boundaries of what can be done with different textiles in fashion design and in fashion in general. Her design aesthetic is shaped by her love of architecture, lines, geometric shapes, art, music, patterns created by nature, and history.