Mahsa Mood 4 includes the cotton voile 'Sailor blouse' $510. Photo / Derek Henderson.

Mahsa's New 'Mood' Is Perfectly Nostalgic

Nature as an elixir is how designer Mahsa Willis views her newest collection - the first in two years

Fans of local slow fashion brand Mahsa will be delighted to know its new release - the first in two years - is now available, launching online and via stockists from today.

Since launching her label back in 2015, designer Mahsa Willis has worked on creating a fashion brand that encourages a conscious approach to dressing, harnessing the way people dressed in generations past, with a focus on natural textiles and taking care of your clothes.

Prior to starting her label, Mahsa worked as a film producer, and has worked alongside revered fashion designer Marilyn Sainty. 

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“Mahsa is timeless and sustaining - love letters to women who live with an open heart and feel things true and tenderly,” she says upon the new release.

Photo / Derek Henderson.

Eschewing the traditional seasonal model, this latest ‘Mood’ is her fourth, entitled ‘Enduring Nature’, and is a continuation of Mahsa’s main objective to create timeless clothes that encourage the wearer to take better care of their garments and the planet.

Compelling and familiar clothes for extraordinary times - the label's distinctive nostalgic aesthetic is one approach to dressing that feels relevant.

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Signature garments like the voluminous Bow blouse and relaxed suiting make a welcome return, but it’s the fresh additions that help define this new era for the brand.

A billowing silk shirt featuring a delicate watercolour print and nostalgic cotton voile blouse with a sailor collar are two stand out pieces, the latter working perfectly tucked into a pair of dinner trousers or your favourite jeans.

The collection is supported by a campaign photographed by New Zealand photographer Derek Henderson photographed at the iconic Treetops House by Peter Muller, in Palm Beach, Sydney. 

Mahsa Mood 4: Enduring Nature is available from selected stockists and at Mahsa.co.nz.

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