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Melissa Galeria Dual Art Exhibition of the S/S 18 Mapping Collection

By Akela Moore

New York Fashion Week not only showcases new seasons of collections, runway shows and presentations. The Melissa Galleria in Soho New York held a private viewing of the Spring/Summer 2018 collection that also was a dual art exhibition of mmmmmBillboard by Rachel Rossin and Danaus Plexippus by Cecilia Salama. The artwork displayed through the shoes had a Aztec theme and offered several different sandal silhouettes. Surprised mostly by the rain boots as Melissa Shoes are known for their jelly like sandals and flats but the rich oxblood color was perfect for these rain boots. Take a look at their Spring 2018 mapping collection. (more…)

MiMi Prober S/S 2018 Presentation

By Amber Monaรฉ

On Monday, fashionista’s flooded to Mimi Prober’s night-time fashion show. If you aren’t familiar with her, she is a New York based designer and Fashion Institute of Technology graduate. Her signature collection is handcrafted using recovered fragments of antique materials dating from the 18th to early 20th centuries which was noticeable throughout the short collection. She is best known for her embroidery and lace detail which I loved the most with her black pieces. It may be the spring collection but black never goes out of style.ย  (more…)