San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Guests from France, Peru, Brazil, NYC and LA traveled to attend Mélange 2013 in support of the show’s mission of celebrating diversity and self-love in the fashion world. All guests were welcomed by an awards ceremony by the executive producer team and UNESCO Artist for Peace, Guila Clara Kessous. The audience was a diverse demographic, including Bay Area community leaders, young technology professionals, and avid fashion enthusiasts. Local and national press attended the event, as well as a camera crew filming for MTV’s hit show, The Real World.
Celebrity Guests and Performers:
- Arielle Patrice Scott, Cast Member of MTV’s The Real World
- Aurelia Khazan, Recipient of Cannes Film Festival Emerging Actress Award
- Guila Clara Kessous, UNESCO Artist for Peace
- Howard Edelman, Executive Director of Academy of Friends
- Jennifer Kurrie, President-Elect of Junior League of San Francisco
- Marlucia Felix, Celebrity Model from Brazil
- Rev. Theon Johnson, GLIDE Church
- Ronnie Reddick, Celebrity Choreographer
- The Ladies of AsiaSF, World-Famous Entertainers
Mélange designers received the following complimentary production services: model recruitment, makeup artistry by Sephora, and hair styling by iCu Beauty.
- Atussa Couture
- Charmosa Swimwear
- Chona Pike
- Eric Tibusch
- Glynneth B Jewelry
- Jean Paul Gaultier
- Jennita Itthi-Angkul (Student Designer Award)
- Le Tanneur (Handbags by Guila Clara Kessous)
- Marise Oliveira
- Punk Kouture
- Rosimeire Osorio (Isabella Boutique)
- Topher Adam (Bay Area Designer Award)
- Ujena Wear
- Varignia Garcia (Fashion Ambassador Award)
Sponsors and Partners:
Sephora, AsiaSF, Tea of a Kind, 7x7 Magazine, Couture Press, iCu The Network, TempleSF, Viva DressUp, Frapez, Flywheel, Boogie Lights Entertainment, LAM, VIP Socialite, DJ Donovan, UpOut, PRAD Champagne, SOLZ Watches, Robert Silver Photography, Wayne Serrano Photography, Blue Pill Productions, SUMMIT-Service, Beauty Intoxication, Dolce Vita, and more.
ALL SALES ARE FINAL - NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES.
THIS IS A 21+ EVENT.
When & Where
Mélange Productions, Inc.
At Melange, our mission is to celebrate diversity and human rights through fashion and art. We produce one of the largest international fashion shows in San Francisco, CA. Ultimately, Melange serves as an accelerator for participating artists to network and grow their careers.
We pair established designers, brands, and celebrities with emerging local and global talent. Some of our past partners include: Sephora, Jean Paul Gaultier, Nicole Miller, and more.
The company was incorporated in January of 2011, and since then, the startup has been featured in press all around the world, including the San Franciso Chronicle, O GLOBO, dot429.com, and more. Melange 2013 featured four looks from Jean Paul Gaultier and designs by Punk Kouture, who has designed for Nicki Minaj and Mick Jagger.
In 2014, Melange produced a fashion show for Autodesk with couture designs by Akris. Melange 2014 featured Cory Wade from America's Next Top Model, as well as designs by Glynneth B Jewelry, who has designed for Britney Spears & Jennifer Lopez. In 2014, Melange also produced Melange Brazil 2014, and the show was sponsored by the Rio de Janeiro City Hall as part of pre-world cup festivities.
This year, Melange 2015 will take place on October 3, 2015 at the Regency Center in San Francisco. Melange Brasil 2015 is Praca Tiradentes in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. This year, all Melange shows are celebrating the 70th Year Anniversary of UNESCO and liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camps.