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Melange founder Samia Khan on the appeal of South Asian style

July, 2023

When fashion entrepreneur Samia Khan recently visited the Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre in Mumbai, India, she was ‚Äúblown away‚ÄĚ by an exhibition showcasing the history and evolution of Indian fashion. In a Zoom interview with The Peak, the founder of South Asian fashion platform Melange enthuses, ‚ÄúThere were installations showing how Indian weaves and fabrics have been used by couture houses like Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, and Dior since the early to mid-20th century. It was absolutely stunning.‚ÄĚ

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9 to 5: Samia Khan on How She Started a South Asian Fashion Platform Despite the Odds

September, 2021

FFrom growing a massive Indian design-centric fashion platform to juggling two kids and a pup, here‚Äôs how entrepreneur and fashion mogul Samia Khan does it all. 
Considering the fashion mogul and entrepreneur Samia Khan is today, you might be surprised to know that the founder of fashion platform Mélange actually started her career in corporate hospitality.

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Startup Life: Samia Khan of Mélange on taking her fashion platform online and surviving Covid-19

September, 2020

Before Mélange, Samia worked in corporate hospitality for eight years, heading sales, marketing and PR at Taj Group Hotels in India and at Radisson and Intercontinental Hotel Groups in the Middle East. When she arrived in Singapore, she spotted a gap in the market for intricate designs she knew from back home.

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Gala of Light featuring fashion show by House of Anita Dongre 2019, organised by Melange.

October, 2019

Deepavali or Diwali is the ancient Hindu festival of lights. It‚Äôs the celebration of victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. This year, on October 4, founders of Gala of Light ‚ÄĒ Samia Khan and Bina Rampuria ‚ÄĒ sought to spread the spirit of friendship, solidarity and compassion to the less fortunate through a gala fundraiser.

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Melange Singapore Fashion Trunk Show

March, 2019

Fashion lovers were in for a treat as Samia Khan, the founder of fashion platform Melange Singapore, curated a trunk show at Hilton Singapore featuring some of the newest pieces from four highly sought-after designers.

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Top Indian Fashion Labels Suneet Varma And Nandita Mahtani To Meet On The Runway

October, 2018

OOne of India‚Äôs leading couturiers, Suneet Varma, will be showcasing his newest collection in Singapore, alongside Mumbai-based design darling, Nandita Mahtani. Both Suneet Varma and Nandita Mahtani, and their namesake labels, are getting together for the first time ‚ÄĒ at the most opportune time too, a week before Deepavali 2018, as they embrace ethnic wear and the finest textiles with a chic, modern spin.

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In Conversation With Tarun Tahiliani

August, 2018

How has Indian fashion evolved over the years? And how has tradition influenced what women wear today? Celebrated designer Tarun Tahiliani shared his valuable insights to a group of well-heeled fashion connoisseurs at an intimate conversation session on a cosy Thursday afternoon, curated by Samia Khan, founder of Mélange Singapore.

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Designer Tarun Tahiliani’s Success Was Written In The Stars

April, 2018

By combining ethereal modern silhouettes with traditional Indian craftsmanship, designer Tarun Tahilian‚Äďwho is listed on Business of Fashion‚Äôs 500 list‚Äďhas played a pivotal role in putting high-end Indian fashion on the map.

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Summer Couture Show by Manish Malhotra and Kaj Fine Jewellery

March, 2018

It was no ordinary fashion show as India's finest couture designer Manish Malhotra presented his summer collection at Atlas Bar, along with precious baubles by Kaj Fabiani. Fans of the international couture house came dressed in their most lavish Manish Malhotra finery, and were in for a wonderful evening of surprises as performer Sophie Choudry kicked off the show with a couple of ballads.

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Tarun Tahiliani Showcases in Singapore

August, 2017

Tarun Tahiliani, a legend of Indian Fashion, is showcasing in Singapore on the 5th of September 2017. This exclusive fashion showcase is personally curated by Samia Khan, the founder of Mélange, Singapore’s premier fashion platform since 2011 that promotes leading and upcoming South Asian designers at exclusive fashion showcases.

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Celebrated Designer Tarun Tahiliani Comes to Singapore

August, 2017

The late Isabella Blow hailed him the 'Karl Lagerfeld of India'. In 2003, he was the first Indian designer invited to Milan Fashion Week and since then, has showcased his collections globally, gaining fans from New York to London, Tokyo, Dubai, and even South Africa.

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