Crazy for La Mania

Courtesy La Mania

A fledgling Polish label has emerged as an insider favorite.

What happens when a globetrotting Polish socialite can’t find anything to wear? She consults close friend Karl Lagerfeld and starts her own fashion line, of course. Fast-forward four years and Joanna Przetakiewicz’s La Mania label has quietly infiltrated the wardrobes of peripatetic sophisticates, including model Anja Rubik and actress Jessica Chastain.

“My customers are always on the move,” Przetakiewicz says. “And they know if they pack a few La Mania pieces in their suitcases, they’ll be prepared for anything.” Dresses, from $550;