New to HBXWM: Maisie Wilen Spring/Summer 2020 Collection
Los Angeles-based designer Maisie Schloss who is behind the brand Maisie Wilen is best known for working as the lead-designer for Kanye West‘s YEEZY womenswear. After spending 3 years at YEEZY, Schloss granted Kanye’s initial seed funding and supports to debut her Maisie Wilen Pre-spring 2020 collection at Paris Fashion Week, the colorful, form-fitting staples have been favored by every it-girl and Hollywood starlets such as the Kardashians, Kylie and Kendall sisters, Rita Ora, Charli XCX, to name a few. Schloss label’s latter half named after her mother’s maiden name, where her creativity flourishes remarkably. A playful mix of ergonomic yet 90s-inspired eveningwear has been brought forth for Schloss’s Spring/Summer 2020 collection, encompassing an expansive array of graphic-heavy garments from tops and leggings to mini skirts and dresses. Scroll through to take a look at all the artful-yet-versatile pieces from Schloss and shop below.
With Schloss’s fascination with Maison Margiela, Betsey Johnson and Viktor & Rolf, her designs are accessible yet wild-side eclectic and arrived in eye-catching, delusional patterns and hues. One notable piece is the Tank Dress which soulful singer Jorja Smith was spotted wearing. Featuring a cowl neckline and low-cut rear, the silhouette comes with ball chain straps, raw edge at hem, alongside contrasting prints in green and pink throughout. Similarly, the Long Sleeve Dress is made from lightweight and see-through jersey fabric in statement-making abstract motifs.
Inspired by rhythmic gymnastics and robotics aesthetic as well as to reminisce her past designs for YEEZY, the matching Crewneck Top and Leggings are offered in orange/red and black/ beige iterations. Dressed in all-over pixelated patterns, the pieces are crafted from slim-fit, stretch fabric. While the top sees a high neck and finger loop at the cuff, the bottom comes with high-waisted, regular length legs. Rounding out the range is the Ruched Miniskirt which has been worn by Kendall Jenner previously. The high waist skirt is detailed in all-over diagonal dot prints and asymmetric ruching detail on the hip.