PRESS RELEASE: Sherene Melinda joins the Jaded Life Collective at London Fashion Week February 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Sherene Melinda joins the Jaded Life Collective at London Fashion Week February 2020

Sherene Melinda was delighted to be invited as one of the nine designers that were part of the Jaded Life Collective Official British Fashion Council London Fashion Week event at The Mandrake Hotel, London on February 16th 2020.
Sherene Melinda springbok hair-on-hide Clutch in Fushsia

The 2020 Collection is here and available for Pre-order

Sherene Melinda are delighted to announce the launch of the 2020 Collection and are now open to taking orders for the new seasons handbags.

This collection of four new designs embraces colours and features that set it apart from previous years. Focus is still on the true elements synonymous with the brand but as always there is a twist. Structured styling enhanced with either ethical hair-on-hide or studded embellishments offers a range of exquisite handbags with a desirable edge. The entire collection of handbags is fully lined with an opulent and natural eco-friendly leather lining.

The Portfolio Tote Bag

The Portfolio Tote Bag

This year Sherene Smith our designer has launched four new beautiful handbags - one of which has been made especially with the contemporary working woman in mind - the Portfolio Tote Bag.
The SHERENE MELINDA Multiway

The SHERENE MELINDA Multiway

At Sherene Melinda there is great attention taken to incoporating the functionality and long lasting use of a handbag with up to date style and design features.

The Multiway Bag is just one of the four new handbags that Sherene Melinda launched within the 2019 Collection at the beginning of the year.

 


Visit us in The Lifestyle Pavilion - Burghley Horse Trials 2019

Visit us in The Lifestyle Pavilion - Burghley Horse Trials 2019

Between the 5th to 8th September Sherene Melinda will be exhibiting at The Burghley Horse Trials held in the estate of sixteenth century Burghley House close to Stamford.

The Shopping area is course one of the big attractions of the event. So if you love the country lifestyle or high quality and authentic clothing and accessories, then there will definitely be something there for you to browse.

SHERENE MELINDA at The Game Fair 2019

SHERENE MELINDA at The Game Fair 2019

As we enter the summer months like most uk dwellers we wish for a summer just like last year full of glorious sunshine and a chance to fully enjoy the British countryside!

At SHERENE  MELINDA we are now entering another busy period of the year when we travel around the country to enjoy the various events that the countryside has to offer and to meet up with customers old and new

Announcing the 2019 Collection

Announcing the 2019 Collection

Five years into the lifetime of the brand and SHERENE MELINDA are pleased to announce the launch of the 2019 Collection.

This year boasts handbags with inspiring design features and detailing, a range illustrating great variety of use and style.

The Sherene Melinda Hobo

The Sherene Melinda Hobo

With the new Sherene Melinda 2019 handbag collection now in stock there is a buzz of excitement as our four new designs are now on sale both in shops and online.

One of our favourites  (it's hard to choose just one!) is the Hobo.


The Mini Bag

The Mini Bag

At Sherene Melinda we are all busy preparing for the launch of the 2019 Collection of ethically sourced Springbok Hair-on-hide handbags.

This collection will include four stunning new designs by Sherene Melinda Smith our Designer and Director at SHERENE MELINDA. Each style has its own specific size and shape and is of course available in a range of beautiful colours.

Celebrating International Womens Day Friday 8th March  2019

Celebrating International Womens Day Friday 8th March 2019

On Friday 8th March, Women will be celebrated around the worls during International Women's Day.

This is a global day in which recognition is made of  the talents and achievements of women from all over the world and in all aspects of society, at the same time promoting gender balance worldwide.

Sherene Melinda's 2019 Collection Unveiled

Sherene Melinda's 2019 Collection Unveiled

The end of a season and the beginning of the next is always a busy and exciting time at Sherene Melinda as the final touches are made to a whole new creation of designer handbags.

The 2019 Collection is as creative and refined as ever, offering a beautiful range of different sizes and styles incorporating the signature springbok hair-on-hide feature accompanied by soft Italian nappa leather on the outside and soft natural leather on the inside.

Introducing the SS18 Sherene Melinda Lou Lou Pouch Handbag

Introducing the SS18 Sherene Melinda Lou Lou Pouch Handbag

The smallest and no doubt the cutest of the SS18 collection is the Lou Lou Pouch - a mini bucket bag.

Dating back to the 1900's the bucket bag originates from the original drawstring pouches for ladies to carry their essentials delicately in this pouch style handbag.


Experiencing the New Sherene Melinda SS18 Collection of Springbok Hair-on-Hide Handbags

Experiencing the New Sherene Melinda SS18 Collection of Springbok Hair-on-Hide Handbags

After the release of this collection last summer and an amazing response from both our trade customers in the UK and internationally as well as our online stores we are very happy that our stockists both at home and abroad are enjoying being able to share these new designs with both customers old and new.
The All New Sherene Melinda Hair-on-hide Handbag - the SS18 Sophy Clutch

The All New Sherene Melinda Hair-on-hide Handbag - the SS18 Sophy Clutch

Our versatile Sophy Clutch (and Shoulder Bag)

The Sophy Clutch was originally designed in 2016 to both accompany and be a small alternative to the larger styles within the collection.

Enjoying the arrival of the SHERENE MELINDA Smith Tote Bag

Enjoying the arrival of the SHERENE MELINDA Smith Tote Bag

We have eagerly awaited the release of our new collection of handbags. Our Smith Bag is a classic top-handled tote bag and adds a suitable wow-factor to the work-ready wardrobe of the contemporary woman.
SS18 photoshoot on location at Calala Island

SS18 photoshoot on location at Calala Island

Last summer we were lucky enough to experience the beauty of Calala Island. A tiny idyllic private island in the Caribbean. It was an adventurous experience, an 8 seater plane journey from the capital of Nicargua Managua to Bluefields on the east coast.

Sherene Melinda in Bilbao Spain, honoured to be 1 of 10 Emerging British Designers

Sherene Melinda in Bilbao Spain, honoured to be 1 of 10 Emerging British Designers

SHERENE MELINDA’s latest international trip was to the British Fashion Event in Bilbao.
SHERENE MELINDA at the D&A Show in New York

SHERENE MELINDA at the D&A Show in New York

Described by Creative Director Sherene as 'the world's most perfect working space' the landmark Starrett Lehigh Building, in New York's Chelsea neighbourhood was the setting for yet another successful international show for SHERENE MELINDA.
Sherene Melinda SS18 Lou Lou Pouch

Sherene Melinda's Handbag Designer's Interview with Scoop

To promote the launch of the upcoming collection, SHERENE MELINDA attended Scoop in the Summer at London’s Saatchi Gallery from the 16th to the 18th July.
Baby Blue leather pouch handbag

Sherene Melinda expanding International Trade - A Summer Scoop

Surely there is nothing more exciting for Sherene Melinda than to have a new collection for trade buyers to view and for customers to look forward to. Having already had excellent shows and reviews in Los Angles and Paris this year it seemed only fitting to find a perfect summer event for London.

Sherene Melinda springbok hair-on-hide handbags

Sherene Melinda Springbok Hair-on hide Handbags - Summer colours now available!

Shades of pink, yellow, lime green, apple green and orange were selected for the industry’s biggest catwalks showing this season’s staples. Mixing these bright tones with earthier browns, greys and neutrals set the trend for this summer.
Sherene Melinda Springbok Hair-on-hide Leather backpack

New Sherene Melinda SS17 Springbok Hair-on-hide Handbag Collection: Summer colours available soon!

5 reasons why our Springbok Hair-on-hide Satchel handbag is a must have

5 reasons why our Springbok Hair-on-hide Satchel handbag is a must have

The New Collection launched online last November with an inspirational focus of universality and a cosmopolitan lifestyle. The Satchel bag is one of three in the collection and fully embodies the designer’s concept and vision of creating something that will find a place in the varied styles and cultures of international fashion.
SHERENE MELINDA goes to Hollywood!

SHERENE MELINDA goes to Hollywood!

In the wake of fashion’s newest season SHERENE MELINDA have been exhibiting at various international trade shows. After finishing Premiere Classe in Paris, we set off for the hills of Hollywood and the California Market Centre to exhibit the New Collection in the U.S for the first time.

Sherene Melinda experiences the International trade show Premiere Classe

Sherene Melinda experiences the International trade show Premiere Classe

SHERENE MELINDA travelled to Paris this month in preparation for international trade show Premiere Classe. The prestigious event took place at the symbolic Jardin des Tuileries over four days, attracting some of the fashion industry’s biggest buyers from across the world.
Sherene Melinda Springbok Handbags Collezioni Magazine

PRESS RELEASE: SHERENE MELINDA in the latest issue of Collezioni Accessori Fashion Magazine

Interview with Sherene the designer of the New SS17 Springbok Hair-on-hide Handbag Collection

Interview with Sherene the designer of the New SS17 Springbok Hair-on-hide Handbag Collection

This week Creative Director Sherene answered several questions about the New Collection in the lead up to it’s appearance at international trade shows Premiere Classe in Paris and Source British in Los Angeles.

 

Sherene Melinda Springbok Satchel Premiere Classe

PRESS RELEASE: SHERENE MELINDA to make international debut at Paris trade show

This March SHERENE MELINDA will exhibit at Premiere Classe, Jardin des Tuileries, Paris, on Stand A312. This will be the first time that the brand has showcased at a trade event based overseas.

PRESS RELEASE: London based designer SHERENE MELINDA is exhibiting at their first U.S based trade show

PRESS RELEASE: London based designer SHERENE MELINDA is exhibiting at their first U.S based trade show

SHERENE MELINDA launches their New Collection in the U.S for the first time, between 13th and 14th March at the California Market Centre, Los Angeles. Joining other British brands, they will be a part of Source British on Stand TCP03, a new trade show that helps showcase UK fashion to the U.S market.
Clara Amfo with Sherene Melinda Red Springbok Sophy Clutch Handbag

PRESS RELEASE: Radio 1 presenter Clara Amfo wears SHERENE MELINDA on the red carpet

Clara Amfo is a dynamic broadcaster who can currently be heard on Radio 1, where she presents The Official Chart show, Live Lounge and the weekday’s 10-1 slot. At this year’s VO5’s NME Awards she accessorised with SHERENE MELINDA’s red Sophy Clutch bag.
Handbag Designer Sherene Melinda Exhibiting at Source British this March

Handbag Designer Sherene Melinda Exhibiting at Source British this March

In the summer of 2015, SHERENE MELINDA attended our first trade show in London. This March we are embarking to the west coast of America to exhibit at the brand new trade show Source British.
Reflecting back on 2016

Reflecting back on 2016

The beginning of the year was like the calm before the storm, as we finalised the designs of our New Collection and prepared ourselves for an eventful summer and rest of the year. We kicked off proceedings with a welcomed invitation to the Queen’s 90th Birthday, a special perk for exhibiting at The Royal Windsor Horse Show.

Sherene Melinda Springbok Hair-on-hide Leather Backpack

The Sherene Melinda Springbok Hair-on-hide Unisex Leather Backpack

The New Collection at SHERENE MELINDA is now available for sale on the website and we’ve already received several orders following the highly anticipated release. At SHERENE MELINDA, one of our main goals is to design handbags that are universally appealing and because of this, the New Collection features the brand’s first unisex bag – the Leather Backpack.
Popularity of the satchel bag

Popularity of the satchel bag

The satchel’s simple shape makes it an ideal accessory for carrying items and this has made it useful throughout history for a variety of purposes. Its generally small shape make it ideal for travelling long distances alongside the comfort of the strap, which can either be worn across the body or over the shoulder.
SS17 Sherene Melinda springbok hair-on-hide Box bag

A Sherene Melinda handbag that will make the perfect Christmas gift

Being at The Spirit of Christmas Fair last week has got us in the festive mood and with the season of giving approaching we thought it time to share with you five SHERENE MELINDA handbags that would make for an ideal present.
Sherene Melinda SS17 colour trends

SS17 Colour Trends

Following our collaboration with Éthologie at this year’s London Fashion Week, we're now looking back at the runways of the world’s biggest Fashion Weeks, where one theme that stood out this year was the designers’ use of colour combinations, some of which are shown below.

Sherene Melinda Yellow Ella Tote Springbok handbag Demur magazine

PRESS RELEASE: SHERENE MELINDA speaks about AFWL 2016 in Demur Magazine

Demur Magazine had a chat with SHERENE MELINDA before their showcase at this year's Africa Fashion Week London. The full Q&A is below.
Sherene Melinda Designer Springbk Handbags & Ethologie Collaboration London Fashion Week 2016

PRESS RELEASE: Vogue covers SHERENE MELINDA's collaboration with Éthologie for LFW 2016

SHERENE MELINDA showcased their New Collection at London Fashion Week 2016 in collaboration with fashion brand Éthologie for the launch of their latest collection titled 'TIGER IN A TROPICAL STORM'.
Sherene Melinda Leather Satchel handbag with Springbok hair-on-hide

Sherene Melinda's SS17 Springbok Hair-on-hide Handbags - A Collaboration with Éthologie at London Fashion Week 2016

After completing Africa Fashion Week London 2016, we were presented with the opportunity of collaborating with contemporary fashion brand Éthologie on the showcase of their New Collection at this year’s London Fashion Week.
Sherene Melinda SS17 Collection Springbok hair-on-hide handbags catwalk AFWL

Sherene Melinda's second year at Africa Fashion Week London sparks more success for the New Collection

Summer at SHERENE MELINDA brought a spell of fully booked diaries. With the New Collection completed and a successful debut to the trade at this year’s Scoop in the City, we were fortunate enough to make our mark on the catwalk of AFWL once again.

Sherene Melinda Handbags at Countryfile Live Blenheim Palace

Sherene Melinda London at BBC Countryfile Live

SHERENE MELINDA’s summertime events calendar is fully booked. This week, we’ll be exhibiting at Countryfile Live, a celebration of the British countryside.
Sherene Melinda SS17 collection SCOOP International London 2016

Sherene Melinda Exhibits at Scoop International Trade Show London 2016

After over two years at SHERENE MELINDA, there’s still a space for new experiences. This was the case at the end of July when we stepped through the doors of Old Billingsgate Market for the first time to showcase at Scoop in the City.
First details of the New Sherene Melinda Handbag Collection

First details of the New Sherene Melinda Handbag Collection

Creative Director, Sherene, has been hard at work over the past six months sketching, measuring, sculpting and preparing for the release of the latest collection here at SHERENE MELINDA.
Sherene Melinda at Polo in the Park

Sherene Melinda's Action packed weekend at Polo in the Park

SHERENE MELINDA basked in the sunshine as they offered up their designer handbags at this year’s prestigious Chestertons Polo in the Park.

Queens 90th Royal Windsor Horse Show - Sherene Melinda London Designer

Highlights from the Queen's 90th Birthday celebrations!

Today, we have the pleasure of publishing all the highlights from behind the scenes at The Royal Windsor Horse Show.
Sherene Melinda Celebrating the Queen's birthday at The Royal Windsor Horse Show 2016

Sherene Melinda Celebrating the Queen's birthday at The Royal Windsor Horse Show 2016

Last week Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 90th birthday and millions across the country joined in congratulating her on this special occasion. Of these 90 years, 64 have been spent on the throne, an astonishing achievement and milestone.
Sherene Melinda Ella Tote auction at Life is Wonderful

Life is Wonderful raises ÂŁ120,000 for charity

At the beginning of this year, we announced the news that we were to be involved with a special event called Life is Wonderful. We were pleased to donate our pink and taupe Ella leather tote bag for a privately held auction. The intended purpose of this auction was to raise money and awareness for Global Citizen, an organisation dedicated to fighting worldwide poverty and inequality.
Sherene Melinda hair-on-hide handbags 2nd Anniversary

Sherene Melinda's two year anniversary

Having gone through a number of seasons and created several collections, styles, colour combinations and many handbags, it's been a busy yet prosperous two years at SHERENE MELINDA.

Sherene Melinda Ella Tote Springbok handbags - Marie Claire magazine

PRESS RELEASE: SHERENE MELINDA picked by Marie Claire in their 'Ultimate Holiday Wardrobe'

The Ella natural and brown leather tote bag from SHERENE MELINDA's newest collection was recently picked by Marie Claire as part of their 'Ultimate Holiday Wardrobe' alongside the likes of Valentino.
Sherene Melinda at ideal Home Show 2016

Visit the Ideal Home Show 2016 for free!

The Ideal Home Show has often been associated with its primary function of offering homeowners a vast selection of the finest home décor and garden furniture. However in recent years, the show has aimed to grow its offering to customers through promoting its Fashion & Beauty section, giving visitors a selection of high-end jewelry, clothing and beauty products.

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