Carven
By Lizzy Bowring

SIXTIES BEAT New York: Inspiration for at Carven was drawn from Malick Sidibé, a Malian photographer known for documenting the look and popular culture …

Jun 12, 2013
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SIXTIES BEAT
New York: Inspiration for at Carven was drawn from Malick Sidibé, a Malian photographer known for documenting the look and popular culture of affluent African teenagers in the Sixties. The resulting collection captured that vibe with easy-to-wear pieces. — Lizzy Bowring

Silhouette: Simple shapes / Rounded / ’60s / A-line

Color: Black / White / Pink  / Mustard / Ice blue / Persimmon / Lime / Yellow / Sand

Key Items: Sheath dresses / Bell-shaped sleeve coats / Puff-skirt dresses / Car coats / Double breasted coat / Cocoon jacket / Empire-line tops and dresses / Pencil skirt

Materials: Woven plastic / Straw / Silk shantung — poly, cotton, plastic

Print + Pattern: Color blocking / African jungle / Oversized plaid / African inspired graphics / Mini-optics

Details + Trim: Oversized collar / Empire line / Diagonal stripes / Contrast edges / Cross-strap back / backless / Bell sleeves / Half belts

Accessories + Footwear: Geometric pattern flat sandals / Metal and stone jewelry / Greek sandals / Small box bags / Shoulder bags

View in RUNWAY: QUICK LOOK


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