Great news for fans of Melissa Plastic Dreams, the popular Brazilian shoe brand that specializes in sustainable plastic designs. You can now shop their full range of colorful spring styles at the company’s first NYC pop-up. Kaight, the charming eco-chic boutique on the Lower East Side, is hosting a one-month installation with all the latest and greatest looks from Melissa, including a sneak peak at their upcoming men’s line M.Zero.
Melissa has manufactured over 50 million pairs of shoes in the past 25 years, gaining fame for collabs with creative heavyweights like fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, furniture makers Fernando and Humberto Campana, and winning architect Zaha Hadid. The company’s most remarkable aspect, though, might be their patented plastic formula. It’s odorless, neutral, non-toxic, totally recyclable — and crazy comfortable, to boot!!
The Kaight + Melissa Pop-up features this season’s sandals, flats, high heels, kitten heels, and rainboots — running the gamut from darling to dangerously sexy. The Vivienne Westwood Anglomania ankle booties with bowties are a sweet approach to April showers (full length wellies are o-vuh, by the way), and the Campana Corralas rock with opaque tights or without — perfect for transitional spring weather.
Prices for these shiny versatile shoes range between $50-150. The pop-up is scheduled through mid-April, but if last week’s opening party is any indication of Melissa’s Big Apple appeal, you best shake a lamb’s tail!