Posts Tagged ‘Vogue’

Not sure if you’ve heard or not, but there’s this movie based on this show on HBO coming out in a few weeks…Sex and the City?  Does it ring any bells?

Oh, right–it’s been fucking promoted EVERYWHERE.

Don’t get me wrong–I loved the show, and still watch my VHS tapes of certain seasons in addition to owning all six seasons on DVD.  Certain seasons provided much sartorial inspiration (the fourth and six seasons spoke to me, for some reason), but you will never, ever, see the “Which SATC character are YOU?” Facebook application on my profile, nor can I ever order a Cosmopolitan again.  I won’t lie and say I was completely immune to that when I was in college when it was on, but that was then, and like the fabulous foursome, we’ve all gotten a little older (if not a little wiser).


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Usually when Carolina Herrera presents her collections, I’m in awe of the craftsmanship and the simple elegance of her aesthetic, but I’m never overwhelmed by any whimsy or fanciful notions from her–season after season, she generally presents gorgeous clothes in some wild prints, but nothing that would veer towards the true avant-garde.

 That is, until her latest for autmn/winter 08, presented Monday morning:


(images from Getty Images/Wireimage)

I’m not one to have princess fantasies, but this collection suddenly made me yearn to be one, only so that I could have a formal riding habit and have an excuse to wear those fabulous hats, and fancy dinners where I can wear that gorgeous dress.

Brava, Carolina, brava!

To see the full collection, go here.

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