Oct 05, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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Paris: Driving one of the most successful brand revivals of the past few years, designer Guillaume Henry is continuing on his white hot streak, delivering a freshly innovative yet brand-right Fall collection. The French gamine factor was in full effect but the newness Henry brought to the table this season was rooted in religious references. Muddied stained glass shades of bottle green, amber and ruby red set a brooding tone for cute structured frocks, gussied up with gothic-inspired graphic cutouts, winter paisleys and fur collars. From the ultra-basic solid knits to the voluminous pinafore dresses, Carven offered another round of clothes that are functional enough for the real world combined with the right amount of fantasy the fashion community has come to expect from French fashion. —Shannon Davenport
Silhouette: Bell / A-line / Hourglass / Tailored
Color: Golden yellow / Mustard / Chartreuse / Amber / Camel / Black / Ruby / Burgundy / Indigo / Blue topaz / Burnt orange / Olive green / Citrine / Pink rose
Key Items: Collarless jacket / Stiff mini skirt / Structured pinafore / Double-breasted wool coat / High-waisted pencil skirt / Collared button-down blouse / Knit dickie turtleneck / Flared short / Cropped pant / Tailored blazer / Oversized vest / Knee-length fur coat / Circle skirt dress / Oversized sweater / Sleeveless double-breasted dress
Materials: Silk / Suede / Brocade / Fur / Wool / Leather / Cashmere
Print + Pattern: Horizontal stripe / Tapestry paisley / Painterly landscape graphic
Details + Trim: Laser cutouts / Inverted box pleat / Fur lined collar / Scallop-edge hem / Cap sleeve / lit / Key hole / Halter neckline / Exposed zipper / Exaggerated wing-cap sleeve
Accessories + Footwear: Mary Jane platform / Leather belt / Round sunglasses
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