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CAROL ANN WACHTER Fall/Winter Collection 2013


Carol Ann Wachter is a designer based out of Boulder, Colorado. With a background in painting and sculpture from the Art Institute of Chicago, she draws from classic forms and focuses on impeccable craftsmanship, luxurious fabrics and elegant silhouettes in her fashion line. Each Carol Ann Wachter piece is made to be a cherished and timeless addition to its wearer’s wardrobe. Her designs have been featured in Elle, Lucky, Spur and 5280 Magazine (Denver) and have sold in Barneys New York and select boutiques across the world. All clothing is consciously produced in New York City.


Topper style #003 Made from black cashmere, this classic beauty features a flattering cape collar and single-breasted hidden button closure. Its versatile design can be worn casually with jeans or formally with a long dress, and everything in between. One of our best-selling designs.


The gathered cuff sleeve, two-button closure at the neckline, and large snap at the waist create an elegant sculptural line. The back of the Topper has one long, inverted pleat from the shoulder blades down to the hemline.


Alpaca Anorak style #010 A cozy jacket, casual yet glamorous with a dramatic hood that falls into a shawl collar when worn down. Pure longhair alpaca wool makes this jacket light in weight but very warm. Available in heather brown.

Detail: Fully buttoned with three large natural horn buttons.


Wearing the hood down creates a glamorous look. Shown with the Alpaca Vest in plum, Draped Wrap Blouse in copper, and Draped and Darted Pants in charcoal.


Womb Wrap Coat style #011 Alpaca, cashmere and silk weave together in the Womb Wrap Coat to create a chic, fine tweed. It has the structure of a coat and the weight of a long cardigan and features three large triangular natural-horn buttons: two at the waist and one at the collar. Darted drapes at the elbow make a functionally beautiful sleeve. Unlined with finished seams.


Shown buttoned at waist with collar worn open.


1920’s Long Coat style #001 A below-the-knee wool coat with a two-button wrap collar, three-button closure on the left side and a two-button belt. Tuck pleats in the back. Available in navy.


Detail: Shown with Alpaca Cloche.


Isabel dress style #123 This stunning piece is made out of 3-ply silk with a French lace inset. It features a back center zipper closure and a flattering 3-inch smocking at the front waist on both sides.


Triangle dress style #116

This day dress in silk double georgette features a charming triangle pattern. Constructed with pleating at the neck, kimono sleeves, and a matching belt. Can also be worn unbelted for a shift silhouette. Available in black/rust or black/ivory.


Triangle blouse style #622 The blouse version of the Triangle Dress. This style is unbelted with neck pleating and kimono sleeves. Available in black/ivory and black/ rust.


Margaret tunic style #124 An exquisite party piece fashioned from silk crĂŞpe de chine with a French lace panel down the length of the front. The tunic has split half-length sleeves.


Petria Blouse style #611 A timeless blouse made from black silk and rayon burnout, with gathered blouson sleeves. Back self-covered button at the nape of the neck with a narrow keyhole opening.


Slit-back long Moonlight dress style #108 A showstopping floorlength dress in black silk with a silvery moonlight pattern. The dress features flutter sleeves and a long keyhole slit in back.


Iliana dress style #127 This dress is as beautiful as its name. Made from the silk and rayon burnout fabric also used in the Petria blouse, this piece hits just below the knee and has flutter sleeves.


Jane blouse style #615 Another piece to take you effortlessly from work to after hours. This blouse is made from the same gorgeous silk Moonlight fabric as the ankle-length dress. It has a front tie at the neckline and three-quarterlength sleeves. Shown with the Draped and Darted Pants and Leather Leaf Collar. Also available in amethyst silk double georgette.


Ildiko jacket style #612 A luxurious piece to layer on as the weather cools. Cut to a cropped length with 6 selfcovered buttons to fasten the lapels on themselves. Can be worn open or closed. Shown in black silk 3-ply georgette. Also available in rust or navy velvet. Shown with the Draped and Darted Pants and Leather Leaf Collar.


Ildiko Velvet Jacket shown in rust velvet.


Leather Leaf Collar This showstopper is handmade from from leather leaf designs on leather cord. Featuring a tie closure. Shown in copper-multi; also available in pewter and pure black. choose additional colors upon ordering. Shown with Ildiko jacket.


Exaggerated Draped Cowl Blouse style #618 Silk jersey cowl neck shown in silver. Versatile enough for the office or cocktails, this lightweight, luxurious piece is surprisingly warm. Shown paired with the Draped and Darted Pants. Available in silver, evergreen and midnight navy.


Draped and darted pants style #202 Lightweight pants in fine toneon-tone pinstripe Loro Piana super 120 wool suiting. This flattering silhouette sits at the natural waistline and has an elongated tapered leg, with darts at the knee and angle for an elegantly slouchy look. Rounded seams at the pocket’s edge run down the side of the hip.


Wrap silk jersey top style #621 Silk jersey wrap top with elongated sleeves and gathering at side seam. Another luxe, versatile piece that takes you effortlessly from work to cocktails. Shown in indigo, paired with our Pinstripe Pencil Skirt in Loro Piana super 120 wool suiting. Available in indigo, copper, and plum.


Alpaca vest style #012 A luxurious vest in long-hair alpaca wool with a front-zip closure and darting at the chest for fit. Available in plum or gray, this is the perfect winter layer! Paired with the Alpaca Vest, Alpaca Anorak, Wrap Blouse, and Draped and Darted Pants.


Alpaca Cloche Luxe long-hair alpaca cloche lined with silk. Measures 22.5�. Availabe in ivory, gray and burnt orange. Also shown on page 8 with the 1920s Long Coat.


Sweater Nautilus Hat This style is now available in a solid basket weave fabric. Shown in plum cashmere. Also available in gray.


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Carol Ann Wachter (646) 244-6463 carolann@carolannwachter.com www.carolannwachter.com 3862 Wonderland Hill Ave Boulder, Colorado 80304


Carol Ann Wachter Fall 2013 Lookbook