Malin Andren is the founder and designer of By Malina. She is originally from Sweden, and has studied fashion in both Stockholm and New York. She also lived for four years in Hong Kong, where she worked with production for several Scandinavian brands such as Acne, H & M and Gina Tricot. Malin decided to start with By Malina in early 2010. By Malina design and produce dresses in 100% pure, hand printed silk. Only the finest Korean silk is used for all parts of the dresses, including each feed and thread. The dresses are custom made and each is unique. By Malina's vison is to make every woman feel special and unique in the Village Malina garments.