Talk of the Tents
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The Kinetic Art movement and Venezuelan artists Carlos Cruz-Diez and Jesus Rafael Soto were the inspiration for Carolina Herrera’s morning show at the tents on Monday.
Herrera’s collection was luxe and polished but definitely not stodgy. Here, layered fabrics emblazoned with optical prints -- lines and striping that tricked the eye -- had added dimension in swirling chiffon and organza. They...Read more »
Supermodel Karlie Kloss somehow managed to open Carolina Herrera’s Monday morning show after appearing at the Grammys the night before. In a blush and cream gown in a geometric pattern with a slim, black tie at the neck, Kloss was flawless, and resembled, more than a little, a 1940s beauty.
And that’s what Herrera seemed to have on her mind for Fall 2013... old-time glam. Slim, luxurious silhouettes,...Read more »
A gorgeous swirl of chiffon, organza, twill and georgette drifted down Carolina Herrera’s runway Monday morning at the tents at Lincoln Center as the designer showed off a slimmer, more modern collection of dresses, gowns and even shorts (yes, shorts — high-waisted flounced jobs) for Spring 2013. There wasn’t a ladies-who-lunch society suit or a wide ballgown in the bunch – Herrera hallmarks – though...Read more »
The back wall of Carolina Herrera’s runway was a mosaic of sketches and swatches from her fall collection that showed the designer’s range. There were chic indigo and black combos that could work day or night. These were luxed up with broadtail and sable trim – perfect for Herrera’s ladies --out in force.
But this season, Herrera ‘s appeal goes well beyond her core. Slim pants, skinny enough...Read more »