Rebeldnce Sale!!!

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Bali to New York: Rebel Dnce

Rebel Dnce S/S 10 Collection

Rebel Dnce Designer Maikhanh Bertrand

Rebel Dnce means power through art & celebration. Based in Bali Indonesia Rebel Dnce is an emerging line by designer Maikhanh Bertrand. I’ve conversed with Maikhanh for a while now online & finally got the opportunity to meet her last night. In town on a brief visit, Maikhanh held a unique trunk event at Gallery Bar in Manhattan to show her current S/S 10 collection along with a dope roster of other artists. After flipping through the lookbook beforehand I was eagerly enthused to browse the collection up close. Visibly influenced by the amazing Bali island, simple edge is how I would describe the collection. Soft gray  & yellow with different blends of silk,jersey,& linen makeup the majority of the line. Another aspect that I love, a few of the pieces are uniquely unisex. One of my fave pieces is the lace print silk jersey overall, exactly I’m sure you can envision in your head :). I can’t wait to see what Maikhanh will unveil next season, i’m definitely watching this young lady!

Maikhanh also had a number of pieces available at unbelievable sample sale prices from some her past collections available to buy. I believe she will be in the US until mid January, if you are interested in purchasing any pieces you can contact her at contact {at} You can view her current and past collections HERE!

Yellow & Silver Torn Skirt

Jacket From A/W 09 Concrete Warriors Collection

Browsing the Collection

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Trunk. Event This Wednesday!

Grinding: MaiKhanh Bertrand

1. Name/Alias: MaiKhanh

2.Where are you from/ Where do you currently live?: I was born to Vietnamese and French parents in New Orleans, LA. I live in Bali Indonesia but Marseilles, New York and Paris are also my homes.

3. Where did/do you go to school and your major?:I first studied art and architecture in Lyon and followed up with fashion design in Marseilles.

4. What is your Grind?: Right now, my Grind consists of designing REBELDNCE, an urban prêt-a-porter label; a little bit of styling, launching a magazine and hosting a trunk show in NYC dec 9th (gallery bar) with Princess of the Posse, Ill P, Amore and Mike Schreiber. For invites, email me at

5. How did you get into what you’re doing now?: Like I said, I first tried interior architecture before discovering that fashion was more suited for me. I created REBELDNCE determined to be independent creatively and to live passionately.

6. When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?: As a kid I wanted to be a ballerina, an archeologist, an illustrator, a journalist and an empress.

7. What are some contributing factors that shaped the life you live now?: Key factors; travelling with my mom, falling for a man, having a family.

8. Any specific people that mentored or helped guide you to your current path?:My mom, my family and friends.

9. What motivates you?: Creativity, independence and love drive me.

10. Your favorite author and why?: Sorry to disappoint but I don’t have a favorite author. Last book I read though was The Wind Up Bird Chronicles by Murakami. It s wonderfully written and the plot is extraordinary.

11. What are 3 goals you want to achieve within the next year?: Have REBELDNCE sold in 8 stores, live between Bali, New York and Paris and keep teaching my daughter how beautiful our lives are.

12. One person that continuously inspires you and why?: My man, he inspires my happiness, strength and creativity.

13. 3 Indie fashion brands you love to rock?: Princess of the Posse, Patrik Rzepski and Illionaire

14. What annoys you the most?: People that talk and don’t follow through. It’s annoying and disappointing.

15. Your best quality?: I can admit when I’m wrong.

Visit Rebeldnce to view the current S/S 10 collection!