1947. Georges Careland Paris meet. Its a match. First settling in the 9th arrondissement, George and hiswife, Rosette, switch bank and open a new store in 1952, on the Boulevard Saint Michel, in the beatingLatin Quarter. Youth meets craft. Ballerinas, Charles IX (a Mary Jane with 2 inch heels) orkitten heel pumps become instant favorite on Sorbonne ranks and put carel atthe helm of the Parisian scene and style. The 1960s, Carnaby street, the skirt. All in colors. A condensed kaleidoscope. Mini skirts become acceptable, low heel pumps in fadedcolors, a norm. In the 60s, Fashion changes and evolves from art toconsumption. To face the demand and the rapid pace without compromising on design and take GeorgesCarel teams up with Dior designer, Mr Mantilla. The 60s, decade of decadence, also marks Carel’s expansion. Le triangled’or ’ (Madeleine, Champs Elysées, Boulevarddes Capucines), in Paris, Brussels, New York and Tokyo, elsewhere. The 70s :The following decaderhymes with change and growth : A new factory opens, A new designer emerges, Tony Carel, George’sson, back from Italy. As often with Fashion, tables turn. If the low heels shapedthe 60s and if the Itaca remains to this day, an iconic model, Tony gives women height on therunways, designing for Mugler, Jean Paul Gauthier and Issey Myake. Today, CAREL keeps growing up without aging: Ballerinas, the Fables line, cruise collections. Colors, fun, Paris. Today, CAREL teams up with Colette (France) and SMETS (Belgium), Opening Ceremony trusts us...All of this makes CAREL a brand to follow, a name to remember.