Thela | Tote Bag | Light Tan

£550.00 GBP

Available: In stock with FREE Worldwide delivery

A refined reworking of meli melo's first design, the BB bag, the Thela Handbag is a perfectly chic and classic Tote Bag. The Thela Tan... Read more

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Description

A refined reworking of meli melo's first design, the BB bag, the Thela Handbag is a perfectly chic and classic Tote Bag. The Thela Tan is one of our most popular styles, loved by some of the best dressed Celebrities and stylish women around the world. Perfect for any occasion, the Thela is crafted from the softest Italian Leather with beautiful simple finishes and subtle branding. Every Thela Bag features the signature front flap, tongue and buckle closure and inverted carry handles. The tote can be worn in five different ways, use the long strap when on the go, corners tucked in, simply carry by the inverted handles or detach the matching Clutch Bag to take you from day to night. The two clips can also be connected to make it a compact style.

  • Made in Italy
  • Italian calf leather
  • Two top inverted handles and detachable shoulder strap
  • Front flap, tongue and magnetic closure
  • Internal slip and zip pocket
  • Detachable leather clutch bag
  • Silver metal hardware

Measurements: H 30 x W 33 x D 21 cm

Specifications

SKU:
TH01-113

1 Iconic tote

The iconic Thela tote is one of our most popular handbags, combining the finest Italian leather with an elegant design. Showing off our unique inverted handles, Thela's many features make it easy to adapt to any style.

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2 Closure Styles

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With zip closure
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Without zip closure

3 Sizes

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Thela Mini
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Thela Medium
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Thela Large

4 Classic Colours

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Tan
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Taupe
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Light Tan
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Black

5 Ways to wear

Beautifully crafted from the finest Italian leather, the Thela Bag defines elegance, luxury and style. Its slouchy trapeze shape, inverted handles and soft leather accentuates the bag’s fine detail.

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Over the shoulder
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Cross Body
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Strap clipped at the centre
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On the forearm (Relaxed)
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INTRODUCING THE DNA LOGO GRAPHIC

The new logo graphic captures the essence of our brand's atomic construction

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Heritage

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The story of Thela began many years ago on the volcanic island of Lipari where women would carry traditional wicker baskets. The B.B. bag was born in 2005, the label's first creation, interpreting a wicker basket shape in a smooth leather

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The story of meli melo began on the volcanic island of Lipari with the traditional Sicilian wicker basket, the label’s core inspiration.

2005

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meli melo’s first creation, the B.B. bag, interpreted the wicker basket’s inverted handles, establishing them as the defining feature of its luxuriously minimalist design.

In 2012, the B.B. bag evolved into the Thela bag, named after the great grandmother of the husband of meli melo founder, Melissa Del Bono

2012

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Our hero Thela tote, an evolution of the B.B. Bag, is widely recognised for its design. Leading in originality, the handbag can be worn in five different ways, encouraging self-expression.

2017

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A contemporary reinterpretation of the Thela design, the limited-edition Rose Thela has a ring closure symbolising eternity and an interchangeable wide shoulder strap

2018

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Born six years after the launch of our well-loved classic, the new Linked Thela, featuring a statement contrast interior, is the ideal collector’s piece, drawing together the different elements which have become an intrinsic part of the meli melo DNA.

Celebrity Favourite

The Thela is a favourite amongst many iconic women, including, Alexandra Ambrosia, Olivia Palermo and Lily Aldridage

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Olivia Palermo

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Lily Aldridage

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Alexandra Ambrosia

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Craftsmanship

Lots of love goes into our Thela bags from selecting the finest leather to stitching the final bag

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Make it your own

Add your initials or name to your favourite meli melo handbag or accessory to make it distinctively yours

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