if you don't know karen walker, you probably should. i was first attracted to her work with the Etiquette collection of summer 2000. it was cool, easy and witty. she has since evolved to become more carefree and fun. here's a good description of her work.
"Karen Walker collections are high casual with one foot in tailoring and the other in street wear. The reoccurring theme is taking extremes and pushing them together — masculine and feminine, tailored and street, luxury and non luxury, dark and super-cute."
here in the US, her clothes are less known than her accessories especially eyewear. check out her website. the number 1 and number 2 frames are cute with the big arrows and are worn by the heavy-weights such as rihanna and alexa chung.
walker is based in new zealand.