DeMellier symbolises the mix of old and new, of heritage and modernity. ‘De’ originates from Mireia’s grandmother a descendant of knights, lords and marquesses whose family can be traced back more than 500 years to the south of Spain not far from where DeMellier handbags are crafted today. ‘Mellier’ comes from Mireia’s name of French descent, capturing her modern creative spirit.
Mireia was born in Barcelona and after having lived in a number of different cities she settled in London, which she now calls home. She attended university in Barcelona and Switzerland and received an MBA from Harvard Business School. She further developed her business skills and passion for fashion working as a strategy advisor to numerous consumer and luxury goods firms such as Burberry and LVMH. She is also a mother of 3 and passionate about children, education and championing women.