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Celebrity stylist Maeve Reilly has already shared her key street style tips for how to pull off cool outfits like her clients including Hailey Bieber, Ciara, and Megan Fox. Now, Reilly is back to share more of her fashion wisdom. This time around, she’s weighing in about some of her favorite on-the-rise brands that she’s predicting will be huge.
As a stylist, she’s constantly discovering cool new brands—a process that involves some research on social media, as well as visits to local fashion spots. “I think it's a mix of Instagram and different showrooms here in L.A. [who] might have a brand that I'm not familiar with,” Reilly explains. So, which rising fashion labels is Reilly most excited about at this moment in fashion? Ahead, the stylist is sharing 8 cool brands that she’s dressing her clients in more than any others. You’ll definitely want to have all of these on your radar.
Known for their vibrant, extroverted prints and "going out" aesthetic, Kim Shui is the perfect label to add to your wardrobe if you're ready to start getting dressed up again—and happens to top Reilly's list of must-know brands.
Mach & Mach
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"This pink look that Megan just wore was really special," Reilly explains. "It's a Russian brand that we found on Instagram a long time ago and they just recently got representation in L.A." The special brand Reilly can't get enough of? Mach & Mach—a label known for their stunning heels that are embellished with crystals and pearls.
"I'm really excited about Magda Butrym right now," Reilly explains. With pieces that blend tailoring and '80s silhouettes, this is a brand you'll spot on all of Reilly's celeb clients.
New Zealand-based label Paris Georgia is the next brand topping Reilly's list. This is definitely a label that has a huge fashion insider following—and a personal favorite of this editor. "I think they do an amazing jackets and oversized shirts," Reilly explains.
Local Love Club
Next up? Local Love Club, an athleisure brand Maeve Reilly decided to launch during quarantine last year—a club where everyone is invited and she aims to make kindness cool. "The idea behind the brand is spreading more love and positivity, but doing it in a fun and sexy way and a unisex kind of way was really important to me," Reilly explains.
"I love this brand called The Mannei," Reilly explains, "I've been using them a lot lately, especially on Hailey [Beiber]." With beautiful, modern takes on tailoring and unexpected details, The Mannei is emerging as a fashion insider favorite that's already picking up steam on Instagram.
If you're on the hunt for great loungewear, Hommebody is an L.A.-based brand to check out. "I love Hommebody for sweatpants," Reilly says. "I think that they are incredible, and they're sort of a newer brand."