Known as the mother of Punk, Vivienne Westwood continues to break the mould of shoe fashion with her Melissa collaborations. Since 2008 the iconic flame haired British Designer has created over 10 models for Melissa and have proved to be ever popular with Celebrities and women alike. Playing with romance and sophistication, Vivienne Westwood + Melissa continue to produce Fashion’s greatest Shoe masterpieces. Starting her career in London in the mid-70’s running legendary store Sex, Vivienne Westwood created a strong underground culture and revolutionised fashion with Punk icons Sex Pistols often seen wearing her designs.
Not just an accessory or pair of shoes, Melissa creates fashion icons and masterpieces of plastic architectural design. Beginning in 1979 with the Spider, Melissa’s Plastic Dreams have reached over 50 countries with over 50 million pairs.
Collaborating with some of the World’s most avant-garde designers and campaigning with huge household names including Kate Moss, Agnes Dean and Dita Von Teese. It is no shock Melissa has become a firm favorite with Celebrities and all women across the globe.
The man behind the creativity of Melissa is Creative Director and Head of Research and Development, Edson Matsuo. A student of architecture he is proficient in many forms of art including graphic design and illustration. He believes that the only restrain of design on plastic is “the designer’s creativeness”.
Each jelly design unique with it’s own story and the Candy aroma Melissa Shoes have become famed for.