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MELISSA

MELISSA'S commitment to the environment, quality and movement has resulted in the creation of the groundbreaking material called MELFLEX.

MELFEX is a form of pvc that provides improved elasticity and resistance.
It is hypoallergenic, odorless, neutral and natural.


What are your ambitions and aspirations at the age of 26?
 
For over 30 years the aspirations of MELISSA were to create and design shoes that celebrate design, not just a shoe but a fashion accessory. Research into plastic has allowed MELISSA to translate its creations into the most sculptural, flexible and textural forms making Melissa a global fashion icon exported to over 69 countries. Melissa continues to push its boundaries with innovative collaborations and partnerships within the arts, there are no limits to the ambitions of MELISSA.

Pick a word beginning with the letter ‘E’ which best sums you up.

Energetic

For each letter of the alphabet, pick a word followed by a sentence that inspires you.

ALESSANDRA AMBROSIO
the debut partnership for the celebrity collaboration project '…Melissa Loves'.

BRAZIL
The home and the heart of Melissa.

CHILDHOOD MEMORIES
The signture Melissa smell evokes.

DIVERSITY
Akey element to the Melissa design philosophy.

ECO-FRIENDLY
Melissa shoes are eco-friendly. A matter that has been guiding all initiaties in the daily life of Melissa.

FASHION LED ACCESSORY
Melissa is not just a shoe.

GARETH PUGH
The most recent designer collaboration and the most directional to date.

HERCHOCOVITCH
Brazilian Fashion designer who has created 20 models for Melissa.

INTERNATIONALLY
Loved!

JASON WU
The partnership resulted in two models that blend lace, his signature owl icon and arabesque prints.

KARIM HASHRID
Preacher of the culture of form created a tiered shape model and another with brings his own interpretation of the classic 'Aranha' style for Melissa in 2005.

LOVEFOXX
Lead singer of cult band and illustrator partnered with Melissa in 2006.

MELFLEX
A form of PVC that provides improved elasticity, impermability and resistance.

NEW YORK
The first location for a Melissa stand-alone store outside Brazil.

ONE MINUTE
The time it takes to produce a pair of Melissa shoes.

PLASTIC DREAMS
Since 2009 presents the Melissa creativity with unique content.

QUALITY
Every shoe is created to the highest quality standards.

RECYCLABLE
100%!

SCULPTURAL
Plastic has allowed Melissa to translate texture and touch in it's most  sculptural form.

THIERRY MUGLER
Blended his unique persecptive of sensuality, humour and extravagance with Melissa in 1983.


UNIQUE

VIVIENNE WESTWOOD
Celebrated around the world, her collaboration has resulted in 45 products including plastic versions of her own groundbreaking models.

WATER
Resistant.

XTRA
Ordinary.

YOUTHFUL
But ageless, Melissa creations stand the test of time.

ZAHA HADID
Globally recognised for implementing her visionary asthetic by working at all scales and in different sectors
 

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