Venezuelan-born Carolina Herrera is known for her elegant sophistication; she dressed Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in the last twelve years of the former First Lady's life. Herrera's vision for fall 2008 is a little bit country and a little bit old country. But think Horse & Hound, not hoedown: vests, frock coats, velvets and riding pants for landed gentry or wannabes. Annotated images in a gallery, beginning below.

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