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By Yasmin Jorge

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I was introduced to Carrie Parry‘s clothing line at NOLCHA during New York Fashion Week and want to showcase her fab Fall/Winter 2011 Collection for our style-savvy readers. A young whimsical designer, Parry’s covet-worthy pieces pay homage to 1960’s Mod, notably the polka dot.

Like Parry’s own personal aesthetic, her clothes boast a free-spirited sophistication. She successfully modernizes a trendy graphic dot print for cool unmistakable androgyny that is so fun, so wearable, for women of all ages. However, her consumers must be confident and have a sense of humor with fashion!

Parry is a graduate of Central St. Martin’s and former circus costumer – told ya this gal is funny and daring – and her vitality and sense of adventure are reflected in her clothes. Really, how many designers can say they have outfitted performers under the big top?

Parry’s current collection includes Mod mini-shifts, color-blocking, and custom prints inspired by the iconic 1960s polka dot artist Yayoi Kusama. The pieces in her collection have sharp clean lines and made for a layering style that you’ll want to own them all.

Personally, the designer loves the red bow dress in her collection: “It is really like two dresses in one as the bow collar detaches to reveal a very simple and classic shift dress underneath. The fabric is luxurious organic wool that falls beautifully.” This writer is also a fan of the dress: Ideal for the upcoming season, it is highly wearable from day to night. Just change shoes, bag, jewelry, and you’re good to go anywhere.

And a must-have staple in Parry’s closet – button-down shirts. We can’t live without them.

Select pieces from Parry’s current line are available at http://www.carrieparry.com. There is also a stock list on her website for stores near you.

Originally published December 2011

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