In 2005 Melaney Oldenhof graduated from the Amsterdam Fashion Institute of Design in the Netherlands, where she earned a Bachelor degree in Fashion & Management and Textile Technology.
Melaney moved to New York City in 2008 and started her career assisting the Fashion Editor at Large at V Magazine. However, within a short period of time, her skills gained notice from some of fashion’s elite, which lead to a working relationship with the most prominent stylists in the industry. Working under several Fashion icons such as Camilla Nickerson, Lori Goldstein, JoeMcKenna and Patti Wilson.
Melaney has managed and prepared major print advertising, editorial shoots and also working with large budgets, she communicating closely with Creative Directors, Art Directors, Fashion office, Design and Merchandising (Apple, Calvin Klein, Gucci, H&M, Jimmy Choo, Kate Spade, Prada, Revlon, Sephora). She collaborates with cross-functional teams to produce cohesive, integrated advertising campaigns tailored to the client brand DNA.
Her excellent eye for detail, strong organizational skills, extreme work ethic and dedication has landed her into fitting well within the roles and teams she has worked with. Managing and continuing to build relationships with top tier magazines, PR firms, creative and luxury clients of the highest command.
She has developed a great interest and knowledge of fashion, designers and brands. With this breadth of experience and mentorship, she has created her own deep and sophisticated understanding of Fashion, as well as an instinctive feel for the business.
Melaney has recently worked as the Wardrobe Supervisor for Jay-Z’s Wardrobe, also for the Beyonce/Jay-Z OTRII 2018 World Tour.
Melaney currently works as an Art Director, Creative Director and Fashion Stylist.
Melaney has worked with:
Amazon, Bloomingdales, BCBG/MaxAzria, Boden UK, Citibank, Free People, Umbro, MAC, Maybelline, Michael Kors, Moda Operandi, Nordstorm, Saks Fifth Avenue, Theory and New York Fashion Week.
Dazed & Confused Korea, Grazia Mexico, Glamour Mexico, Grazia France, Elle Vietnam, Harper’s Bazaar China, Harper’s Bazaar Latin America, Harper’s Bazaar Brasil, Marie Claire USA, Marie Claire Russia, Teen Vogue, V Magazine.com, Vogue Mexico/Latin America, Vogue Portugal, Vogue Russia, Vogue Taiwan and Vogue Thailand.
Delphine Diallo, Jennifer Livingston, KT Auleta, Sarai Mari, Simon Burnstall and Stockton Johnson.
Creative project management, Seasonal trend analysis, mood board creation, Delivering on-brand, high–end luxury campaigns.
Create mood boards and style inspiring, brand conscious, on-trend, editorially-relevant outfit, deeper understanding of trends.
Experience of working with ALL direct channels to develop a campaign plan, delivering a consistent voice and visual aesthetic.
Strong, up-to-date knowledge of luxury designers, brands and latest fashion trends, styling across all business channels and different countries & markets.
Editorial content management.