Beauty & The Beastly At Badgley Mischka

"Badgley" and "Mischka" are bywords for classic elegance, and while it didn't reinvent the wheel, the Spring 2010 collection was no exception. Well, except for one really, really major exception:

Beauty & The Beastly At Badgley Mischka

Even the runway-luxe necklace can't disguise the fact that this suit is First Lady-worthy.


Beauty & The Beastly At Badgley Mischka

Can you say "Lady in Red?" And yes, that song did come out in 1986.


Beauty & The Beastly At Badgley Mischka

Classic daytime tweeds for a proper matron, modernized - a little - with structured embellishment.


Beauty & The Beastly At Badgley Mischka

This trophy-wife confection makes even a probably-18-year-old model look jaded and worldly-wise.


Beauty & The Beastly At Badgley Mischka

Classically beautiful, and even if it could basically be from any year, one of my favorites.


Beauty & The Beastly At Badgley Mischka


The color renders this worthy of a John Hughes-scripted prom.


Beauty & The Beastly At Badgley Mischka

Speaking of John Hughes: if Andie Walsh had become a designer, this looks like what she'd have designed. Based on her prom dress.


Beauty & The Beastly At Badgley Mischka

Hamptons perfect: made to be worn with big shades, a cocktail, and plenty of entitlement.


Beauty & The Beastly At Badgley Mischka

Is this the least flattering dress in the world? Yes. Yes, it is.

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