As the Duchess of Sussex has shown us repeatedly, there's one particular silhouette that is perfectly on trend for summer: the off-the-shoulder top.
A silver gown that's become a symbol to many of Ivanka Trump's disconnect has thrust her back into the spotlight.
Ahead of tea in the Red Room with Spain's Queen Letizia, Melania Trump was photographed in the Oval Office sitting on a couch, surrounded by photographers and reporters.
"What they like now is ugliness," the 79-year-old designer said when announcing she's stepping down from her decades-old, elegance-obsessed namesake brand.
The piece was designed by Hervé Pierre in collaboration with Mrs. Trump herself, according to the first lady’s representatives, Women’s Wear Daily reports. President Donald Trump, left, arrives with first lady Melania Trump at the Liberty Ball, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington. “I was actually lucky because over my 20 years in the U.S., I dressed all the first ladies: Mrs. Clinton at Oscar [de la Renta], Mrs. Bush and Mrs. Obama at Carolina Herrera.
For inauguration events, Ivanka Trump wore three Oscar de la Renta ensembles. But for the grand finale, the first daughter switched things up and opted for a piece from Carolina Herrera.
The word iconic is overused, but if any designer deserves the descriptor, it’s Carolina Herrera, who has grown the House of Herrera into a booming global brand.
Michelle Obama wears Carolina Herrera for the Pope’s visit. Photo: Getty Pope Francis’s touch down in Washington, D.C. may have been the biggest thing in the news Tuesday evening, but personally, I couldn’t take my eyes off off Michelle Obama, and the flaw-free outfit she’d chosen to wear for the highly photo-documented occasion. To greet the Pope at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Obama, joined by her husband, Barack, and daughters, Malia and Sasha, dressed as appropriately and as lovely as we’ve come to expect. Her dress, by devout Catholic designer Carolina Herrera, was a baby blue, fit-and-flare, wool crepe number, with short sleeves, a ‘60s-esque high cowl neck, and matching skinny belt.
Beyoncé giving an “Aw shucks this ol’ thing?” face in custom Givenchy at the 2015 Met Gala. “They think it’s going to attract younger people if they do those dresses. In life, there should be a little mystery.” Of course, the thing is, naked dresses do attract younger people — they attract all people because, well, they’re called naked dresses for a reason.
You know that Diana Ross song “Love Hangover” that plays in the Mad Men ads? Because WWD is done with its “daily” print issues, moving its news coverage online and opting for a once-weekly magazine instead. “It’s like we’re in the middle of a new industrial revolution,” said Linda Fargo, Bergdorf Goodman’s fashion director.
Matching lips and nails at Carolina Herrera’s SS15 show. Designer after designer has shown off their spring collections on models with bare faces, without mascara, blush, nail polish, or even much going on hair-wise. Keri Blair used two coats of Studio Nail Lacquer in Shirelle ($12) with a topcoat of Studio Overlacquer ($12) to give the models’ nails an identical cherry glaze. Carolina Herrera’s show also featured red dresses, lipstick, and nails.