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Carolina Herrera at New York Fashion Week: The Illusionist

Model Karlie Kloss walks the runway at the

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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...

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Carolina Herrera goes 1940s

At Carolina Herrera's Fall 2013 show at Lincoln

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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,...

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Carolina Herrera: Modern romance

Designer Carolina Herrera's Spring 2013 show's program notes

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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...

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