22 Year old Nigerian lady ‘engineers’ a flexible hanger
Ayodele Aigbe has impressed most visionaries when she designed and developed her own flexible hanger. This hanger is Patent under Bendable Hanger; United States62529004. Ayo is currently a full-time Electrical Engineering student at Texas Tech University in America and CEO of Hangio, an innovative hanger startup. She will finish her degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering next year.
The hanger is a one size fits all clothing hanger design that balances modern day fashion with a traveling lifestyle. Which means you can bend it to a full 360 degrees
and it won’t break. Ayodele was selected as a finalist in the global accelerator, MassChallenge and also selected as a member of Cohort #2 of the Accelerator Grant Program – $25,000 investment. She won awards in pitch competitions like TiE, U.Pitch, and iLaunch .
At the time of publishing this article the hangers were sold out and she was telling potential clients on her twitter account to wait as she was restocking. A pack of three hangers costs $33 with some people saying it was beyond reach of many if the cost excluded shipping others applauded her effort and said those who can afford must just buy .
It is stated on the website that,” Traditional hangers can cause stretching, wrinkling, bumps, and creasing. This can result in a loss of money, time, and cause unneeded stress. We’ve designed a specialty hanger that helps retain the quality of your precious garments by alleviating the issues of bumps, stretching, and slippage. Say bye-bye to stress and hello to peace of mind & an enjoyable closet experience.”