February 07, 2013 New York
There was an emphasis on new volumes and "extreme basics," according to Mayock. A snug cropped jacket paired with ultra-wide palazzo pants was a playful take on suiting; and a slim, midi-length pencil skirt with a detachable lapel detail also riffed on the traditional tuxedo. Enveloping, oversize wool coats added a polished finish to several outfits but still had that slightly witchy vibe that is identifiably Vena Cava. Speaking of, they didn't drop pattern completely, and incorporated a mystical collage with seeing-eye motifs into several memorable looks that put their progress this season into perspective.