Sleeveless sweetheart neck dress with silk bustier, papyrus print skirt, metal triangle strap detail, darts at contrast solid waist and elastic band at back. Exposed front zipper closure. 36 inches from shoulder to hem. Measurements were taken from a size 4. Model's size: Height: 5 feet 9½ inches Bust: 32 inches Waist: 24 inches Hips: 35 inches.
Bodice: 100% Silk; Skirt: 40% Cotton, 42% Acrylic, 18% Polyester
A few weeks after graduating from Parsons in 2003, most of the newly minted adults were half-heartedly surfing HotJobs in between Everybody Loves Raymond reruns. Not Lisa Mayock and Sophie Buhai. The two transplanted Californians were working on their own line of women’s clothing, specializing in hand-drawn prints that they designed on their living room floor. The result was Vena Cava, and their sophisticated, vintage-clothing-inspired designs have earned the Brooklyn-based pair two consecutive nominations for the prestigious Vogue/CFDA Fashion Fund Award (and presumably a work table).