A huge thank you to everyone who came to our launch party!
We had a fantastic evening it was a huge success, we were so busy at times that the party spilled out into the street, thankfully the rain stayed away and the sky was pink!?! Champagne was flowing, all the little green Melez macaroons went super fast, the models looked beautiful and best of all we celebrated the start of The Melez in Hong Kong. See all the photos from the evening here.
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In the evening the models were wearing (from left to right): Fafa wore Orla Kiely “party Ottoman sleeveless dress red“, Kamila wore Charlotte Taylor “Trumpet dress short parrot scarf“, Marion wore Orla Kiely “Silk organza sleeveless dress tiny dragonfly print midnight“, Emma wore Ross X Bute “Bronte scallop lace dress” and Milo wore Orla Kiely “Party Ottoman sleeveless dress black“.
Leather jacket by Christansen Leather “Black Gloving Studded Leather Jacket”. Top by Orla Kiely “Sparkle Midnight”. Skirt by Charlotte Taylor “Double Bass skirt Devore Owl”.
Sandals by Mistique “skull sandals black”.
Sandals by Mystique “Skull sandals neon pink”.
Clutch bags by Rebecca Minkoff “Small Alex Canary, Sky and Red”.
In less than 10 days, it will be Holiday Season. While you are drowning over the gift list items for your friends and family, don’t lose focus on what to buy for yourself. There are the cocktail parties, family gatherings and festive dinners that you need to be well prepared. Are you sick of the plain little black dress or long halter gowns? Here are a few event outfits with a twist for you to be inspired this season.
Styling Tips for Sassy LBD: The LBD is always a back up option. In this case, try it with a sassy attitude to make it a first prior piece. Look for different textures and subtle prints with a 60’s silhouette. If you are not comfortable with short length dresses, try wearing black tights. This will help you to be less cautious about getting over exposed.
Styling Tips for Printed Statement: Rule number one for printed dresses; make sure the print suits you. Once you feel comfortable in the dress, try accessorizing your look with bronze, gold or any metallic items. Metallic colors can enhance a day dress to an evening outfit.
Styling Tips for Doll It Up: If you are a fan of collars and defined waistline, this style will be a right fit for you. Simply make the collar as your necklace and match it with cocktail rings. Don’t forget to add a textured clutch for a sophisticated touch.
Styling Tips for Classic: This is one of my favorite looks at all times. It will never go wrong for various events. Since this outfit will enhance your natural beauty within out. Key point is to keep everything modern and clean in terms of silhouette, hair and accessories. A perfect match for all back ponytail are dangled earrings.
Have you ever thought of mixing different textures for layering? Veronica at www.vnikali.com will give you some styling tips on how to mix and match from soft silk to bling sequins for 4 various occasions!
On Veronica: Tweed Zip Front Jacket
Styling Tip 1: Denim is an all time classic piece to mix and match with, it’s a must have piece for your wardrobe! By layering sequins and Swarovski crystals to your outfit, it instantly enhances a glamorous vibe. Don’t forget your ankle boots and fringe bag accessories for the Bohemian touch.
As shown: Sydney Tunic Chambray, Alexa Denim Shorts, Ossie Sequin Dinner Jacket, Bon Bon Bag
Styling Tip 2: Make your poncho and printed jeans the centerpieces; therefore match it with something simple and comfortable underneath. Try layering it with T Jumper and tank top instead of 1 and let a hint of layering show along your collar. The printed jeans are a fun twist compared to plain jeans or legging.
As shown: Sonrissa Mink Poncho, Copenhagen T Jumper, Emma Legging Stretch Gold Foil, Thela Bag Tan Cervo
Styling Tip 3: Pick a cardigan that is the same length as your outwear. This will make a clean proportion to your total look. Also, keep your hemlines in check! If the dress is a bit short, try adding a light layer underneath to create a longer illusion.
As shown: Boucle Jacket Black, Floral Lace Cardigan, Satin-Back Crepe Shift Dress, Scallop Lace Dress Black.
Styling Tip 4: Play around with light and heavy textures this autumn. For beginners, pick colors that are in the same tones to contrast with. Example: a creamy yellow with mustard yellow. If you are petit size, I recommend high waist bottoms to elongate your lower body. You can also wear your long as a cape for a chic look.
As shown: Pique Wool Patch Pocket Coat, Pearl Collar, Tweed Skirt Silver.
The leather jacket has a long history in fashion and has achieved iconic status, always creating a rock n roll attitude and eternally in style whether its with a military, vintage, punk, goth or biker twist. It can be updated time and time again and defines the very essence of cool.
Possess your own timeless leather jacket just in time for winter and wear it again and again.
Check out our collection of jackets here.
Knitwear was all over the AW12 catwalks and we have a fabulous selection to wet your appetite.
Re-invent your knitwear style for a transitional look that will take you from Summer to Winter with effortless style.
Layering is crucial, wear this seasons jumper or cardigan over a masculine printed shirt with an exaggerated tulip shape skirt for the perfect start.
Keep the legs bare if you dare!
The Duchess of Cambridge can do no wrong when it comes to fashion. She is ‘the’ ambassador for British labels with designers scrambling to get there latest collections photographed on her. Clarence house has apparently been inundated with offers from designers to dress Kate during her Olympic appearances and to our delight, she was photographed at the opening ceremony to the 2012 Paralympics in London clasping the one and only bestselling Charlie clutch by Wilbur&Gussie. Get your hands on one quick while stocks last.
Spotted – always on trend and eternally chic actress Olivia Palermo carrying the Tan Thela bag by Meli Melo at New York Fashion Week.
Meli melo is a British handbag label, with Italian heritage. Renowned for producing luxurious leather handbags which are versatile, chic, practical and desirable.
Shop the Meli Melo collection here
As one of the most photographed women in the world who tops countless best dressed lists we were delighted to see Olivia snapped out and about again in NYC with the same Thela bag in another colour way in grey, a perfect addition to her outfit and obviously a favorite brand for the star.
Shop the Meli Melo collection here
In these warmer climes it is hard to know how to dress when Autumn is upon us, we still need to keep cool but the need to embrace Fall trends is ever present. Utilise your warm weather favourites by adding layers to create the perfect trans-seasonal look.
Ala dress silk embellished, by Nimo $2898. Thela bag by Meli Melo $6798. Sandals with crystals by Mystique.
Silk Eloise blouse by Nimo $1798. Poppy Clutch by Wilbur&Gussie $3999.
From day to evening…..
By simply adding heels and by layering a statement piece like this ethnic inspired embellished waistcoat you have a look that will take you from day to night and from summer to autumn. This Ranji vest by Winter Kate has all the flourish and design of far away lands, grasping the Fall trend of the Global Aristocrat.
Lakshmi silk blouse by Winter Kate, Ranji vest by Winter Kate, Scarlett stretch denim jeans in ‘Ashes’ by Aquaverde.
We Just love up and coming designer Charlotte Taylor here at the Melez, her collections are so inspiring, the use of mood altering colours, clashing quirky prints and bold contrasts show lashings of British eccentricity. Strong tailoring, bold silhouettes and sculptured shapes provide canvases for dashes of colour, textures and prints.
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