Why Ethical Luxury Label Maiyet is Pivoting to a 'Collective' Model
Why share your precious Soho retail space with other brands? Maiyet's leadership explains.
Must Read: Will.i.am Launches Earphones With Kendall Jenner, Dov Charney Plans a Comeback
Plus, Lindsey Wixson has a message for Uber.
Amid Industry Upheaval, New York Designers Forgo Traditional Fashion Show Formats
Kate Spade and Diane von Furstenberg are the latest to scale back on New York Fashion Week.
Maiyet Creative Director Declan Kearney Steps Down
He leaves his post a little more than a year since joining the luxury brand.
'Fashionista' Editors Style Their Fave Maiyet Pieces + Enter to win a $500 Gift Card!
Plus, readers can get an extra 10% off the 40% off sale!
Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at Maiyet and Fashionista's NYC Ice Cream Truck Social
Artisanal fashion + artisanal desserts? Yes, please.
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13 Looks We Loved from New York Fashion Week: Day 5
3.1 Phillip Lim, Carolina Herrera, The Row and more.
Kanye West Wrote His Own Cover Story For 'Paper,' Maiyet Appoints New Creative Director
And Giorgio Armani has some suggestions for how gay men ought to dress.
How to Style One Dress for All Your Holiday Parties
Just one dress can be the gift that keeps on giving
Why Fashion Brands Are Working With Artisan Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries
When it’s done right, it can change lives-- and benefit the brand.
Our Five Favorite Looks From Paris Fashion Week, Day 5
Saturday is sort of PFW's version of hump day. Luckily, there was good fashion to get us through. My top five looks from the last 10 hours:
Maiyet's Clothes With a Conscience Look Good, Too
When a fashion brand has a social mission, that mission often overshadows the actual clothes being designed. Since its founding in 2010, Maiyet—the New York-based luxury line that taps artisans from across the globe to build its ready-to-wear, handbags, shoes and jewelry—has been determined to make sure it did not suffer a similar fate. This season, under the creative direction of cofounder Kristy Caylor, the line finally feels like a quiet contender.
Maiyet Launches Most Ambitious Philanthropic Project to Date
While the recent tragedies in Bangladesh's garment factories are a reminder of how far the retail industry has to go in terms of reform, it's important to highlight those rare stories of fashion brands that do support the communities they work in. The latest project from Maiyet, the creation of a state-of-the-art weaving facility in Varanasi, India, to preserve the ancient silk-weaving tradition there, is one such story.
Maiyet Fall 2013: Finding Its Footing
It's difficult to build a luxury brand from scratch. Especially in this decade, when conglomerates rely on century-old names to plump their bottom lines, and out-of-the-box talents like Nicolas Ghesquiere and Christian Lacroix are seen as challenge to retailers rather than a blessing. But after two years and six seasons, socially conscious luxury label Maiyet is carving out a commendable niche for itself in the crazy world of fashion and retail.
Maiyet Launches Rum Along With Its Pre-Fall Collection
Maiyet, the luxury label with a social conscience, is barely a year old and launched their very first Pre-Fall collection this week. But the label is already expanding into different categories--and we don't mean accesories (been there, done that) or beauty. Maiyet launched a rum line along with their PreFall line this week.