Thursday, January 12, 2012

Get to know our designers :: Guillaume Henry, Carven

We just received a fun shipment of new Carven pieces yesterday!
 In the spirit of getting to know our designers a little better, we found this great article that we wanted to share with you from, about Carven designer Guillaume Henry.


Getting to know 
Guillaume Henry ~ designer, Carven

A Parisian in America: Carven’s Guillaume Henry Shops New York City
“I love the Eevie Look,” says Carven designer Guillaume Henry, as he crosses the threshold of the new Brooks Brothers store in the Flatiron District. The Eevie Look? What’s the Eevie Look?

After a bit of back and forth, it becomes clear that what Henry, who lives in Paris and speaks charming English, means is Ivy League, and that he is wildly enthusiastic about Brooks Brothers embroidered country-club pants, brightly hued cable knits, and comfortable khakis.

Taking a break from preparing his pre-fall collection, the designer agreed to visit a few proto-American shops and share with his impressions of classic American fashion. At Carven, Henry has built a reputation for possessing a perfect understanding of the kinds of clothes cool, young French girls want to wear for work and play, but what does he make of the brands trying to do the same thing for their customers stateside? here to read more

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Carven Runway Show from Paris Fashion Week SS2012

Stop by McMullen to shop our newly arrived Carven looks! 
Or call 510.658.6906 to order or for more information.

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