Anne Willi is Franco-Swiss and grew up in Paris. At the end of her studies in fashion design she created her first collection under the name: Anne Shimon.
In 1998, she was the first designer to invest in Rue Keller, in the 11th arrondissement in Paris, opening a boutique-atelier with her name Anne Willi.
In 2003 the business expanded and Anne opened her independent workshop next to the boutique. At this point Anne began exporting her clothes to sharp multi-brand shops around the world.
In 2010, the Parisian brand opened a new shop on the other side of the Seine, rue de l'Odeon, in the Saint Germain des Près neighborhood.
In 2013 Anne Willi opened a pop-up shop in the neighborhood of Cobble Hill, Brooklyn. After a warm welcome to the city, a permanent shop was established in February 2015 on Atlantic Avenue.
Since march 2018, a second location had open in the trendy Williamsburg.
The brand was found in 1998 and this year it will be 20 years!
"Anne Willi" brand belongs to no group ans claim her independence.
The french designer maintains a manufacture of her collections only in Europe and continue to design all the collections.