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Paris Fashion Week: Carven Autumn/Winter 14

Paris Fashion Week: Carven Autumn/Winter 14

A gentle nod towards history

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Guillaume Henry presents a collection as an ode to the old in Paris, with soft autumnal colour combinations and standout prints

Known to be a little more restrained less cheerful than the spring collections, Autumn/Winter usually welcomes shades of burgundy, navy blue and black. Step up Carven, which has become a bit more serious – despite being in its relative youth, when you consider that Guillaume Henry has only been tasked with reviving the much-loved historical brand for the past five years, since 2009.

Carven Autumn/Winter 14

Guillaume Henry

And this season, he is interested in pre-war fashion and art. Skirts were elongated, a pale pink coat with a little volume seemed slightly faded in lusture. Even coat collars and shirts seemed grown up.

But this does not mean that the lines has lost its youthful enthusiasm – Carven still makes clothes for women that make the most out of, and enjoy life to the full, whatever age they may be.

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