7 posts tagged with Carolina Herrera

Jessica Simpson loves handbags. We’ve all known that since she made her white Louis Vuitton Multicolore Speedy famous on The Newlyweds while I was still in high school, and although she’s transitioned from singer/reality star …

It’s July, and celebs are sporting some premium peak summer looks. It’s just teased hair, short shorts, mini-dresses and mesh for days. Summer celebs are probably my favorite celebs. Their bag selections are both brightly …

I’m only exaggerating a little. There are technically no children in this celeb roundup (wherefore art thou, Kiernan Shipka?), but Hermès is the undisputed favorite this week. Everyone who wasn’t at the Met Ball was …

The Many Bags of Olivia Munn

You may know Olivia Munn from her role as a journalist on The Newsroom or her stint as a correspondent on The Daily Show, but I’ll always remember her for something very specific. Olivia …

It’s been months since Target and Neiman Marcus announced that they’d be teaming up with dozens of your favorite American designers to produce a chic, affordable line of holiday gifts, and a lot of you …

October isn’t only the first full month of fall and the month of Halloween; in the US, it’s also Breast Cancer Awareness Month, were cancer charities and brands team up to celebrate both breast cancer …

Make no mistake about it: Carolina Herrera makes clothes for grown women who have grown social schedules and grown bank accounts. If ever you had any doubts (and how could you?), Carolina Herrera Fall 2011 should more than assuage them. This wasn’t a revolutionary collection by any means, but Herrera hasn’t staked her name on being a revolutionary. She’s staked it on making luxurious clothes for women who are used to nothing less, and this collection is exactly that.

From the expertly cut coats to the furs to the ball gowns, I’m sure that this collection will appeal to its target demographic. I couldn’t help but feel a little disappointed, though; I kept waiting for a true “wow” moment, which can usually be found in a collection’s last few looks if no where else, but it never came. Since Herrera’s particular brand of luxury lends itself so easily to classic, timeless gorgeousness, I can’t help but see that as a small failure for this collection. (more…)