"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.
Karlie Kloss is the face of Carolina Herrera’s new Good Girl fragrance. Designer and Fashion Week favorite Carolina Herrera wants her new Good Girl fragrance to generate feelings of unapologetic femininity and sensuality, as well as timeless elegance and casual irreverence. “It’s such an honor to work with Carolina Herrera and represent a brand with such a beautiful and an iconic history,” said Kloss.
Elle Fanning might have just graduated from high school, but she’s already mastered the art of effortlessly elegant red carpet dressing. At a New York City screening of her new film Live by Night , co-starring Ben Affleck and Sienna Miller, the 18-year-old actress looked stunningly mature in a black Carolina Herrera collared dress that showed off her shoulders. While once upon a time, Elle was primarily known as Dakota Fanning’s kid sibling, she has jumped out of her big sister’s shadow recently and become a fashion darling in her own right, modeling for brands including Miu Miu and Marc by Marc Jacobs.
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.
Hilary Rhoda, Sean Avery and a pair of wedding guests. Photo: @hildamason While you spent your Saturday doing laundry and binge-watching Narcos on Netflix, model Hilary Rhoda had more exciting things on tap, like getting married to her ex-professional hockey-playing beau (and former Vogue intern) Sean Avery. According to People, The pair wed yesterday at Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, N.Y. For the occasion, Rhoda kept things funky but not too fussy with her dress.
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.