Melete was founded in 2014 by designer Ji Lee and is based in Philadelphia. Melete bags are meticulously executed, using top-quality leathers from tannery in PA specialized in Vegetable tanning process. Bags are often detailed with custom bronze components cast in New Mexico. The brands core aesthetic stands by its simplicity and elegance; designed for a woman with an individual and effortless sense of style. Women who wear what they love, and feel inspired by these choices.
Melete handbags are created in editions, and each edition represents a single contemplative word accompanying the creative process.