Sheila-Michelle Rieke c/o NORDISH REPUBLIC was born in 1969 in Australia but grew up in Hamburg, Germany. She discovered her interest in creativity in fashion,while working as a hairstylist in a Vidal Sassoon Salon. She became an internationally working hair & make up artist for many well known fashion magazines (Vogue, Cosmopoltan, Wallpaper, Papermagazine New York and FHM London...) and worked with many celebrities; David Bowie, Randy Crawford, Simon le Bon, Jennifer Lopez and many more. She also produced fashion shoots. She lived in Miami, New York, Barcelona and London.