- New In
- Bag Stories
- Style Icons
- About Us
When fashon MEETS art
The Art Bag was created by Melissa del Bono and Federica Fanari
Melissa, creative director of meli melo and Federica, art collector, share a passion for the world of contemporary art which inspired the art bag collaboration.
Federica was inspired by female artists. Olivia Steele and Rebecca Ward. paired with Melissa's modern and contemporary handbag designs.
Together they created the statement and empowering Art Bag.
Olivia Steele harnesses the power of neon to assert symbolic phrasing that allures and provokes.
Rebecca Wards varied practice surrounds the iconography of feminine gesture, contemporary Americana culture and craft.
meli melo is seeking to offer further ongoing support to young female artists, as a result 1% of profits from the art bag will be donated to champion and support up and coming female artists to give them a voice and visibility on the world stage, more news to follow on this…
A tribute to female empowermentShop the collection
Influenced by Minimalism, Abstract Art and Arte Povera:my varied practive surrounds the iconography of feminine gesture, contemporary Americana culture and craft
Made in italy
Impeccable Artisan Italian
Each prototype and final design is hand finished with perfect stitching, then painstakingly checked, tested and approved by Melissa before it is ready for our customers