Fashion fashion designer Carolina Herrera, who has dressed 5 first women and made first daughter Ivanka Trump’s inaugural ball robe, on Monday mentioned she would thankfully get dressed the U.S. first woman.
“I don’t have a problem dressing the first lady of this country, whoever it is,” Herrera informed Reuters with out citing Melania Trump by means of identify, when requested on the debut of her fall 2017 assortment if she would design for her.
“I think it’s out of respect for the United States,” mentioned the Venezuelan-born fashion designer.
The model global has been divided at the factor after some couturiers together with Tom Ford and Sophie Theallet mentioned they wouldn’t paintings with Trump.
Herrera created garments for former first women Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Michelle Obama amongst others. Trump’s inaugural ball robe used to be designed by means of former Herrera inventive director Herve Pierre.
Herrera, whose designs are well-liked by Manhattan socialites, filed a December lawsuit towards the Oscar de los angeles Renta model area in a dispute over the departure of some other inventive ability.
But now not a hair used to be misplaced on the appearing of her new fall 2017 assortment attended by means of actresses Emmy Rossum and Christina Ricci and socialite Nicky Hilton Rothschild.
Models together with Bella Hadid strutted the runway with their hair pulled again sleekly. Outfits blending white cotton shirts with black leather-based kicked off the display.
Hadid wore a multicolored sequin tea-length robe true to the lineage of the road, which is understood for wedding ceremony robes and stylish outfits for girls who lunch. Jewel-toned robes have been paired with sheer black tights whilst different appears integrated trousers and pleated skirts.
Evening and day appears have been created in burgundy and light crimson, all built very easily in thoughts, consistent with Herrera. Velvet and flirty bows have been used as accents.
“It’s a collection with very simple silhouettes without any effort, very feminine,” Herrera mentioned.
New York Fashion Week ends Thursday.
(Reporting by means of Alicia Powell in New York; Additional reporting by means of Melissa Fares in New York; Editing by means of Cynthia Osterman)