Melissa Tofton is a leather designer, who works from Berlin. She studied men’s tailoring at Central Saint Martins before moving into womenswear. Tofton graduated from Middlesex University with a graduate collection consisting of progressive knitwear and leather accessories in 2012. Prior to setting up her own label, Tofton worked for Savile Row tailor Henry Rose and apprenticed for a specialist leather bondage store in Berlin. Tofton’s signature energy is visible throughout her lines. Moving between tailoring, fusing it with bondage wear and applying craftsmanship. The result is ethereal yet subversive seductive dressing.