It instantly became clear for LA stylist Kris Zero and meli melo designer Melissa Del Bono to join forces, after being introduced by a mutual friend and uncovering their united passion for refined accessories.
Their resulting collaboration, an exclusive collection of luxurious day to night pieces, channels Kris’ relaxed yet polished style and the classic simplicity meli melo is renowned for.
With compelling coastlines and delicate ocean views, Kris’ Los Angeles location is a stark contrast to the unique urbanity of Melissa’s London home. However, by drawing on their mutual Italian heritage, the designs seamlessly unify these opposing influences.
This captivating collaboration merges modern minimalism with traditional Italian craftsmanship; each alluring accent blends Kris’ clean styling, admired by Kate Bosworth, Emily Ratajkowski and Gwyneth Paltrow, with the richness of meli melo’s bi-cultural nature.
As with all meli melo bags, each piece of this collection has been tenderly crafted by expert artisans in Florence. Through immaculate lines and contrasting faces, this limited edition collaboration embodies timeless sophistication and effortless cool.
Inspired by vintage jeans, the statement-making Faded Denim Clutch is adorned with a serene blue snake print and black piped edges. A versatile wardrobe essential, its cream leather reverse offers a sleek alternative to the striking embellishment.
Artisanal values meet contemporary sublimity in the cane pattern of the Embroidered Clutch. Rediscovering Californian neutrals and the texture of old Sicilian furniture, this remarkable accessory exudes elegant grace through its silver zipper and tassel pull.
Beautifully ornate and whimsical, the enticing Marble Clutch flaunts a sumptuous stone illustration, echoing its fine Italian origins. The exquisite all-season staple is enhanced by its chic wristlet strap and rear quilted embroidery.