One Less Bastion of Elegance in the World.

Must one be foreign-born or live high above a major metropolitan city to be elegant? Mr. de la Renta was photographed here on a visit to Spain in 2008. R.I.P.

Photo: di matti

 

These are the things I wondered about on my morning walk with the dog.

When I think of Mr. de la Renta, the adjectives that pop to mind are: elegant, well-dressed, dignified, graceful… you get the idea.

The same would hold true of Ms. Herrera, seen here in a rare dressed-in-black moment.

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Whilst elegance is an external expression of an internal state, it simply won’t do to neglect your daily appearance. Perhaps we should all dress for the paparazzi, regardless of our lack of fame and fortune.

 

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