Cocktail with a casual side: Carven's Ribbed Dress. This piece is easily dressed up or down with its rib knit fabric that clings to the body in the most flattering of ways.. 85% viscose 13% nylon 2% elastane. Hand wash cold. Unlined. Ribbed fabric. CRVR-WD9. 8005RO805. Founded in 1945 as a Paris couture house by French couturier Madame Carmen de Tommaso, the brand was reinvented in 2009 by former Givenchy designer Guillaume Henry, into a hip yet chic consumer coveted ready-to-wear label. Remaining true to its couture aesthetics, Carven integrates feminine details into its unconventional pieces, attracting the attention of Hollywoods elite celebrities from Beyonce and Rihanna to Isabelle Huppert and Emma Watson. Pieces range from cocktail dresses with a Parisian flare to structured textured leather bags.