U-Meleni is Principal Expert Thrift Stylist & Founder of URBAN THRIFTOLOGEE
As a global citizen, world traveler, and multitalented artist U-Meleni brings a global eclectic sensibility and holistic approach to the art of personal styling and creative consulting for brands with social causes. Her artistic sensibility brings a creative knack for thinking outside the box and crafting something beautiful. Her career in Fashion Merchandising began at the World Famous Filenes Basement in Boston, MA . In the early 2000's she was the youngest Department Manager of Intimate Apparel! There she partnered with Women & Men's Apparel and was involved in the planning and execution of the "running of the brides". ( Vera Wang wedding for $99 what a steal!) She was also a model for local fashions namely HBNN , as well as for students at New England School of Photography.
In 2014 she was a featured Fashion Designer at Boston's Greenfest, and produced the " fire collection" from upcycled materials and finds in partnership with Savers.
2021 : Her most recent fashion experience has been as Costume Stylist for Memoirs of a Black Girl, boston based film written and directed by Thato Mwosa. This was her first feature film and the film has won numerous awards and will be streamed worldwide October 5, 2021!
My goal for my clients look and feel great without breaking the bank. I love to create a personalized and unique look that brings out your inner confidence.
U-Meleni’s style mantra is “Always be yourself and wear what you love so that way you are always in style!”