Vanessa Traina, executive creative director of ultra-curated retail concept The Line,
adds to her brand story (Protagonist, Tenfold) with Khaite, a new ready-to-wear collection underscored by Italian knitwear and made-in-L.A. denim. Traina’s friend, designer Catherine Holstein, crafted the line with ease in mind: “If I didn’t gravitate toward wearing it in the morning, it was out,” she reveals. The range spans satin-backed crepe separates to hunter-green dresses and beige cashmere sweaters. As for Traina, her favorite piece was an easy one: “The Vanessa jeans!” The Apartment by The Line—Los Angeles, 8463 Melrose Pl., 2nd Fl., L.A., 323-746-5056; theline.com; khaite.com.
Written by Lindsay Kindelon.