Carleen

I love the beautiful new Carleen spring collection for SS14 by Kelsy Carleen Parkhouse. Kelsy’s new designs were inspired by Patti Smith’s book, Just Kids, about her relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe. Carleen’s one-­of-­a-­kind Talisman Jacket is a military style piece adorned with her personal collection of trinkets. This is a reference to how Mapplethorpe and Smith would collect trinkets and talismans, giving them meaning and power by incorporating them into shrines around their apartments during their years together. Kelsy was also inspired by “the representation of common objects and ulterior symbolism” in fine art still life paintings. I love her proportions, shapes and those metallics! More Carleen.

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CREDITS
Photography: Morgan Levy
Styling: Emily Ruane
Hair: Liz Christensen
Makeup: Caitlin Wooters
Models: Carina (VNY Model Management) + Maura Lynch
Jewelry: Erica Weiner
Shoes: Coclico + stylist’s own
All clothing by Carleen.

Comments
3 Responses to “Carleen”
  1. maggie says:

    So stunning. And I love that they drew inspiration from Just Kids. Such a lovely memoir. Patti Smith is a personal hero.

  2. allison b-t says:

    wow wow wow. i want just about everything!

  3. Krista says:

    The photographs for this line are beautiful! The soft rose background goes stunningly well with collection…which is gorgeous…especially that gold fabric! I am in love.

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