Mel Bilderback

Artist Statement

My collection was inspired by the idea of streetwear in a dystopian future. I’ve used earth tones, fabric manipulation and raw, uneven hemlines to create an edgy post-apocalypse look.

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Women's two-piece set with leggings and crop top. Paired with harness scarf


2-piece one-shoulder swimsuit under a flowy cloak with dimensional fabric layering.

Artist Bio

Mel has been creative for most of her life working in different mediums – as a painter, photographer and guitar player. In 2013, after studying photography, Mel began working toward her degree in Apparel Technologies and has made a small name for herself as a costumer for the dance community including costumes she designs and creates for her own dance troupe, Syndicate GoGos. Knitwear is her specialty and her designs focus on comfort and edginess.

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