Emerging Fashion Force Maisie Wilen Breaks All NYC Rules With Instagram Friendly Club Wear
NOTEW YORK – On her New York Fashion Week debut, up-and-coming designer Maisie Schloss stayed with the kid club sensibility that got her noticed in the first place while adding a few looks with a jockey / equestrian theme. With her clientele eager to party, she might be on to something.
“[Going out] this is when people have the most fun. There are no rules. You can wear what excites you most, ”Schloss told the fashion website. username. “I like this energy.”
The 27-year-old designer, whose fashion line is known as Maisie Wilen, has recently gained a lot of attention for creating pantyhose psychedelic catsuits, dresses and skirts worn by fashion favorites like Miley Cyrus. , Lorde and Saturday Night Live cast member Chloe Fineman. Protected by Kanye West (she ran the womenswear section of her Yeezy line), Schloss was recently nominated as Emerging American Designer of the Year at the 2021 Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards.
While her collection debuted at the Boom Boom at the top of the Standard Hotel during the day, it’s certainly meant to party after dark and create Instagramable moments. Bodycon perforated-knit halterneck dresses with heart-shaped cutouts at the waist, lavender pantsuits, high-tech jumpsuits and printed shorts and matching tops all adhere to Schloss’s unusual combination of sweet romance with something a little sinister.
She combines pretty bows, small flowers and feminine looks with high-tech fabrics, asymmetrical proportions and psychedelic patterns. A nod to the ’90s club scene is reflected in the lacy tubular tops, bodycon short jumpsuits, shrunken skirt suits and lingerie accents, with stockings wrapped in black ribbon.
Schloss also incorporates an equestrian theme with harlequin-print collared silks and jersey capris and presented the first Maisie Wilen handbag collection in collaboration with Danse Lente. The capsule collection includes six handbags combining the Lola, Rosie and Phoebe handbags from the Korean-British accessories brand with Maisie Wilenis abstract prints.
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Much like Jeremy Scott had done at the Moschino show days earlier, Schloss championed diversity on the runway, featuring a wheelchair model showcasing a sexy one-piece “Revenge” jumpsuit from the collection.
At the end of the show, German pop star Kim Petras, wearing a tiered lace babydoll dress and matching bottom, did her best Madonna impersonation, singing her new single, “Future Starts Now” , as the models made their way around the room. Let the party begin!