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PRINT IMPRINTS: CALLA PRESENTS AT MADE

February 10, 2013 / Ruby Warrington

Canadian born designer Calla Haynes honed her frivolously feminine eye working with Olivier Theyskens at Rochas and Nina Ricci - having attended Parsons School of Design in New York and Paris, where she she been based for the past decade. A finalist in the ANDAM award, France’s largest prize for young designers, for the past three years, her latest outing brought together multiple references in a modern yet romantic vision of young womanhood - like the Tron print, which layered watercolour blotches with NASA space imagery, and the Tetris tweed, named after the early arcade machine and used in a sweet tailored skirt suit.

Colours were candy store all the way - think sugary, bubblegum pinks and mauves, slush-puppy blues and a buttery, popcorn yellow. Printed denim came in both slim and boyfriend cuts, while skirt lengths ranged from mid thigh minis to a sweeping, floor-length gown of cornflower blue printed silk, dressed down with a simple cream cotton cardigan. Cute, Calla-emblazoned sweaters and a chunky hand-knit collaboration with Austrian-born knitwear designer Michaela Buerger meanwhile, were a nod to Isabel Marrant’s covetable brand of boho-varsity cool.

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