Inspired by Clare’s travels to Milan, the Clare V. Pre-Fall collection embodies the city’s vivid color palette and classic mosaic renderings—and gently nods to the most iconic attributes of Italian culture. In addition to her travels, Clare continues to find inspiration from her hometown of Los Angeles, referencing the hand-painted graphics and signage she sees all over the city. The Pre-Fall collection includes the new Minnie, a shrunken crossbody Messenger that is a classic Clare V. style, but in a new size for those looking for just a little less bag. The Petit Simple Tote is carried over in a new Patchwork V leopard style, also seen in the Patchwork V Simple Tote and Flat Clutch. The season is imagined in a vivid new color palette that brings a new direction to the line. A new anchor color for Pre-Fall is a rich Sienna in both Veg-tanned and Neptune leathers, seen on styles ranging from the Foldover to the Ines to the Suki. This Sienna sits beautifully with the Cream Goat and Blush Napa leathers and even more new textured leathers that will be available soon! The collection is punctuated by signature hand-drawn phrasing, “Cervezafria,” (taken from hand-painted signage in Los Angeles) as befitting the warm weather of the season. Screen-printed on the Emerald Napa Flat Clutch, Tee, and new linen Mick. It adds a playfulness to the collection, as does the graphic Pop Dots print, which draws retro references from Clare’s Milan visit.