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Carven established itself as a Parisian couture house following the end of the Second World War. The Carven point of difference was ‘accessible luxury’; excellent quality without a couture price point. Breaking through an austere world of haute couture with a spontaneous and fresh aesthetic, Carven paved the way for fashion that adapted to women’s everyday life. The look, fresh and refined, with a strong emphasis on quality and cut, is one that remains central to Carven today.

The former Givenchy and Paula KA designer and self-proclaimed modern-day-romantic Guillaume Henry took the creative helm of Carven when the brand re-launched in 2010. While retaining the original Carven couture styling, Henry creates a collection for the modern woman. The levels of craftsmanship remain exceptional, using choice materials at an excellent price point, true to Carven’s original design ethos.

Carven takes on a new aesthetic for their Resort 2015 collection. Using classic, polished fabrics such as faille, the fashion house shows its sensitivity to their history of design whilst embracing the possibilities of the present. Off-the-shoulder, striped and sporty, silver lame, mini or full skirted; it’s the dresses that come into focus this season for their zingy colours. Especially that pylon orange…

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