Mischen, which means "to mix" in German, quite fittingly describes designer Carla Knapp's ultra eclectic and feminine clothes. Before venturing off and starting her own line, Carla attended Parsons in NYC and worked as creative director for famous brands like Jill Stuart and Paper Denim & Cloth.
But her real education happened in local thrift stores when she was much younger. She would endlessly scour second-hand clothing and analyze their fabrics, prints and pattern work. Today, Carla's creations for Mischen are edgy, sophisticated and feminine all at the same time. I adore this Sleeveless Keyhole Dress, (call for pricing info), because it's a combination of demure and sexy.
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