Cold Comfort Farm - What was once mainly a man’s coat still delivers that borrowed-from-the-boyfriend snugness. Hermès hooded deerskin coat with wool-flannel lining and wool knit pencil skirt ($890); Hermès boutiques. Hilfiger Collection striped cable-knit wool sweater; Tommy Hilfiger, NYC.
Plein Air - The great outdoors has been on designers’ minds more than usual this season, with interesting coats drawing much of the attention. Natalia Vodianova wears a Hilfiger Collection shearling-lined army-green parka, $890; Tommy Hilfiger, NYC. Edun ribbed-wool turtleneck ($455) and skirt ($345); Barneys New York, NYC. Falke socks. Céline boots. Fashion Editor: Camilla Nickerson
From left: John Galliano in Christian Dior Haute Couture, Alexis Roche, and Natalia Vodianova in a Fall 2003 cocktail dress with ruffled skirt. Photographed by Annie Leibovitz for Vogue, December 2003.
Cabbages and Kings - There’s a piquant high/low contrast to a parka with a lush fur hood, especially one paired a bit whimsically with a delicate dress. Mr&Mrs Furs canvas jacket with murmansky trim, $1,115; mrmrsfurs.com. The Row ivory sweater with ribbed trim ($850) and wool mohair dress ($1,450); Barneys New York, NYC. Céline boots. Photographed at Mead Orchards, Tivoli, NY.
Soak Up the Scenery - Our model steals away to the flower-dotted estate of Schloss Damtschach, a 16th-century Renaissance castle across the lake from the clinic. Rochas cashmere polo and floral-print silk skirt. Céline hat. Marni boots.
Espirit de Corps - Millepied, on the main stage with a group of his étoiles, has commissioned seven new ballets for next season. On Vodianova: Valentino Haute Couture organza dress with lamé and velvet flower embroidery.
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Empire Line - The Paris Opera House was the most expensive building in Napoleon III’s grand redevelopment of the French capital. Pegasus sculpture by Eugène-Louis Lequesne, 1875. Donna Karan New York tricolor silk halter dress.
RARE BLOOM - Daisy has got to be a kind of hothouse flower, Leonardo DiCaprio (Gatsby) observed to Luhrmann after Mulligan’s audition. Chanel Haute Couture sequined dress. Necklace from the Three Graces with enamel portraits (worn as headband). Lorraine Schwartz earrings. Diamond ring from De Vera. Headpieces throughout created by Julien d’Ys. Fashion Editor: Grace Coddington