Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Carmen Marc Valvo at Neiman Marcus March 6

Eveningwear designer Carmen Marc Valvo will be at Neiman Marcus at SouthPark mall from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 6 to work one-on-one with clients.

Models will be there showing off his latest collection from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

I had the chance to interview him recently about fashion trends and entertaining and here's what he had to say: 

What's the inspiration behind your spring collection? "My summer garden. It's all about color; pink and corals with metallic and floral prints."

Do you think it's fine for women to wear cocktail attire to black tie events? "If you're going to wear cocktail to a black tie event  it should be special. A simple little black dress will not do. It should be embellished and elegant and look like an evening dress."

Are there any fashion mistakes that drive you crazy? "Over accessorization! For evening, I like to see the woman shine. A beautiful fitted gown and some simple earrings are more than enough."

What's your favorite spring trend? "The return to lady-like dressing."

What's your favorite way to entertain?  "When I entertain at home, I like to host small dinner parties where I can cook for my guests." 

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