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The Thela Mini is the latest addition to the Thela collection. Beautifully crafted from the finest Italian Leather the Thela mini is a slightly smaller version of the Thela Medium. Its slouchy trapeze shape, inverted handles, and soft leather accentuate the fine detail of the bag. Wear the bag in four different ways. Tuck in the corners for that ultra sleek look, carry it by its handles, use the long strap when on the go or attach the long straps to the silver fastening for a whole new look.
Argan, a rich and neutral hue that recalls the warmth of the Moroccan heat. Bright and vibrant, Majorelle Blue adds a pop of colour. The Riad Effect instantly turns our DNA styles into statement pieces.
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.SHOP THELA
2 CLOSURE STYLES
4 CLASSIC COLOURS
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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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
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.
Born in 1200 B.C.
The story of meli melo began on the volcanic island of Lipari with the traditional Sicilian wicker basket, the label’s core inspiration.
born in 2005
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.
born in 2012
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
born in 2018
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.
The Thela is a favourite amongst many iconic women, including, Alexandra Ambrosio, Olivia Palermo and Lily Aldridageread more
Lots of love goes into our Thela bags from selecting the finest leather to stitching the final bagCRAFTSMANSHIP