Photo Credit: Viviane Sassen/Carven
At a time when haute couture ruled the fashion
scene, Carven was giving women approachable pieces with couture quality to fit their everyday lives. In 1945, Madame Carmen de Tommaso began the luxury brand
, creating very relaxed, ready-to-wear clothing with a Parisian point of view featuring pops of color, clever details, and always a feminine air.