Vena Cava Spring 2012
>> In lieu of a runway show or presentation this season, Vena Cava's Sophie Buhai and Lisa Mayock hosted an intimate dinner at MPD in the Meatpacking District, dressing friends like Tennessee Thomas, Stephanie LaCava, Kate Young, Nora Zehetner, and Lily Kwong for the occasion. “We really design for our friends so we thought this was a great way to do that and have a nice evening,” Buhai explained.
The collection, inspired by '40s films Buhai and Mayock watched while on a research trip to Vietnam in March, features a botanical marijuana-leaf print, wrap-tie skirts, and colorblocking. The label is also introducing intentionally-nondescript handbags for Spring, ranging $275 to $550.