Inspired by and named after a poem, Lost in the Forest by renowned Chilean, Pablo Neruda, it emits the designer’ s signature “eclectic vintage” style, with plenty of intricate detailing, unexpected touches, and elaborate embellishments.
“The words in Neruda’ s poem evoke a time and place that is sensuously beautiful and serene. I love the forest. I love its secrets, its powerful mystery. The forest holds within it an intangible and innocent wisdom, with many layers, from the subterranean to the ground, the level of trunks and branches and then the canopy, each rich with wondrous wildlife.” -Melinda
‘Lost in the Forest’ is an expression of Melinda’ s personal perspective of the multi-layered depth and natural beauty of the forest. She used different materials, colours, and detailing to reflect these layers – demonstrating the designer’ s renowned ability to combine fiction with function by bringing the wilderness to life on the runway.