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Carolina Herrera's Fall Ads Inspired By Old Portrait (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post  
First Posted: 06/15/2011 10:44 am Updated: 08/15/2011 5:12 am

Carolina Herrera's fall advertisements might look a little familiar.

Women's Wear Daily writes that photographer Patrick Demarchelier found inspiration in a 1970 portrait of the designer by Norman Parkinson:

Invited for a leisurely lunch one afternoon, [Parkinson] later snapped Herrera at ease and gave her the shot as a memento. Fast forward to the soon-to-be-released fall 2011 images, which are meant to evoke a similar spirit of stolen moments, especially effortlessly stylish ones.

We're totally digging Herrera's turtleneck, chain belt and wide-legged trousers, but we'd settle for a sequined sweater as modeled by Sigrid Agren, too.

Check out the two images below and to read more, head over to WWD.com.

To see Carolina Herrera's Fall runway collection, watch this video:

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