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Every season Calla designer Calla Haynes manages to present not only great clothes we want to wear, but also a girl we want to be. The Paris-based label delivered yet again and this season, that girl might be a member of the Beverly Hills Beach Club on Saved by the Bell. That’s the vibe we Read more →
When we heard that buzzy up-and-coming designer Calla Haynes was collaborating with Parisian staple Comptoir des Cotonniers on a capsule collection–at contemporary price points–well, let’s just say we were excited.
Now that we’ve actually seen the collection, in all its oh-so-pretty, French ingenue glory, it’s possible we’re even more stoked.
Paris-based Haynes took time out of researching her next runway collection to talk us through the range, in stores on May 2. See our conversation below, and click through our exclusive gallery of full collection looks. Because spring is finally in the air…
We’ve been enamored with Paris-based up-and-comer Calla Haynes’s girly, playful-yet-understated designs for a few seasons now. Sadly, they’re not widely available and her dedication to using high-end, artisanal fabrics means gorgeous clothes but high price tags.
Enter Comptoir des Cotonniers, international purveyors of good-quality Parisian-cool basics at contemporary price points. The French brand has just tapped Calla for its first ever capsule collection and it sounds like a perfect fit.
Calla has enchanted us once again, mixing luxe details and craftsmanship with light, playful influences.
Designer Calla Haynes’ references this time ranged from a cat wrapped in Christmas lights to Tetris to Michel Gondry’s The Science of Sleep and manifested in original, directional prints:
The Clothes: Soft, pretty and feminine, but not overly precious. Calla Haynes is becoming known for her abstract prints and they were definitely featured heavily in this collection in various pinks and blues. The prints, clearly inspired by nature, hinted at florals. For a welcome dose of practicality, Haynes outfitted some of her dainty dresses Read more →
PARIS–This past January, Antwerpian designer and ex-creative director of Hugo Boss Bruno Pieters launched his new collaborative label ‘Honest By’. On top of being vegan and produced in a totally transparent manner, each collection is designed by another, like-minded fashion house. Tomorrow, the line will see its first collaboration with Paris-Based, Canadian born label Calla. Read more →
The corridor that led to Calla Haynes’s stateside debut smelled of spiced masculinity, which seemed kind of ironic once we turned the corner and saw the designer’s feminine designs, each daintily printed with lots of pink. “I like things to be pretty but always twisted,” Haynes explained. “Super nonchalant and comfy but still chic.” Then Read more →