Malaika Raiss may have named her collection Wild at Heart, but it was in fact more of the mild variety. Her girl-next-door pastels underscored her commercial appeal, and she tapped into some of the season’s popular trends, notably shorts, sheer fabrics and message T-shirts. Her leather dresses, soft suede jackets and sheer insert knits showed she’s able to innovate within her comfort zone.
Raiss was a finalist in this week’s Start Your Fashion Business competition, and the first collaborator chosen to work with online retailer Brands4Friends. Nonetheless, she’s a mainstream designer in an edgy town — an asset or a liability, depending on your viewpoint.
Alberta Ferretti's "Rainbow Week" sweaters are back. The designer closed her #MFW show with a few day-of-the-week sweaters, which first debuted on the catwalk last January as part of the pre-fall 2017 collection. #wwdfashion (📷: @delphineachard)