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Following his coveted collaboration with Gossip Girlit is Evan Mock in 2021, beloved sportswear brand RVCA is back with yet another collection from longtime partner Camille Rowe.
The 32-year-old Parisian model and actress is launching her second capsule line in collaboration with RVCA. Drawing inspiration from warm-weather getaways like New York’s Rockaway Beach, the French coastal town of Antibes and Los Angeles’ Venice, the new release blends Rowe’s “French-girl cool” fashion sense with a California aesthetic. modern. Vintage-style silhouettes are the perfect wardrobe for all your upcoming summer adventures, including blazers, denim shorts, flared bottoms, cropped pointelle knits and graphic skater tees. There are also 60s-inspired geometric print dresses, as well as a range of swimwear.
“This collection is truly my dream wardrobe: comfortable but with a lot of attitude,” Rowe said in an official statement. [and] it all seems to have come together in a fusion between classic French style and modern California girl.
Rowe has also turned to music from the 60s and 70s to fuel her creativity behind the creations of the latest collection. Ahead, she celebrates the new launch by sharing her favorite songs for NYLON’s “On Repeat.”
“Drop the Girls” – France Gall
“It’s a French song written by Serge Gainsbourg and originally performed by France Gall in 1964. I’m obsessed!”
“All the Boys and Girls” – Francoise Hardy
“It is an essential track. The album cover actually inspired my color scheme. The swimsuits and costumes all reference that understated brown she wears on the album cover!
“Sunny Afternoon” – The Kinks
“The collection was designed with sunny afternoons on the beach in mind, so this song immediately came to mind.”
“Walk On By” – Dionne Warwick
“This song is perfection. The little dresses in the collection were made for this song.
“Nothing but A Sorrow” – The flirtations
“My favorite girl group from the 60s! This song is so dreamy.
“Build me Buttercup” – The foundations
“This song inspired the sunny yellow hues you see throughout the collection in pieces like the Phoebe dress and the Marvelous Melons t-shirt.”
“Mother Popcorn (You have For To have A Mother For me)” – James Brown
“The album cover was actually a reference that I used when designing the print seen on the Smokin Pant, Mossy Tube Top, and Swing Shift Dress.”
See more of Camille Rowe’s new RVCA collection, below, and shop it online now.