The French couture house was born in 1945. Bringing with her a freshness and spontaneity of style that resembled the daily lives of contemporary women time. The brand was relaunched in 2011 under the expert guidance of designer Guillaume Henry, who before heading Carven was senior stylist and first assistant to Riccardo Tisci at Givenchy. He re-vamped the girlishly chic couture brand for new audiences. In 2015 joint creative directors Alexis Martial and Adrien Caillaudaud were appointed to take over following Henry's departure to Nina Ricci.