Images courtesy of Meli Melo
I'm sure you're all aware of, and share, my huge appreciation for Olivia Palermo. Her style is like no other and, come fashion month, I'm regularly scouting around online trying to find the lasted snap of her looking chic as ever. Last February I came across this photo of her (above) at the Topshop Unique show and, despite drooling over her entire ensemble and wondering if I will ever, ever be that cool, I found my mind constantly wondering about her bag. I must confess that it wasn't until fairly recently that I found out where it was from, namely, Meli Melo.
A relatively new name in the luxury goods industry, the brand was establish in 2005 and has since skyrocketed into fashion stardom with a strong following of celebrities and fashionistas alike. Founder Melissa Del Bono brings her Italian roots and love of art and interiors into these beautifully crafted, Italian leather handbags to create pieces that are both timeless yet innovative with the combination of the softest leather in sculpted designs. The Thela bag (as shown in all images) is the brand's best selling piece which is no surprise as it's regularly seen on the very stylish arm of said Olivia Palermo. It is the most exquisite day bag; large enough to carry around all those essentials without ever being bulky or cumbersome and in the most perfect colour of tan you could ever desire. I'm also a huge fan of the Tallulah bag and the Serafina bag, both of which will give you ample amounts of style kudos and give your wardrobe a bit of a whimsical kick with their fringing and leopard print respectively.
Find all other styles at the meli melo website here and trust me when I say, you won't want to miss out on this amazing handbag collection.