Carolina Herrera's not the old guard's go-to for nada: she's got the uniform of haute privilege down. And this a.m., it was all about posh granny chic.

Park Avenue Picnic At Carolina Herrera

This look says: bring on the pesto torta. Mrs. Reagan may stop by later and it has to be perfect.


Park Avenue Picnic At Carolina Herrera

How much are you digging on this vaguely-boho upholstery print circa '68?


Park Avenue Picnic At Carolina Herrera

Ruching was big. In every sense.


Park Avenue Picnic At Carolina Herrera

Straight out of your grandma's closet...if your grandma were straight out of Bonfire of the Vanities.


Park Avenue Picnic At Carolina Herrera

I swear, I saw an elderly woman dressed very much like this at the Met costume institute not two weeks ago. And she was awesome.


Park Avenue Picnic At Carolina Herrera

Holly Golightly on top, Sabrina on the bottom.


Park Avenue Picnic At Carolina Herrera

When she walks into the church bazaar planning committee, you know what she says goes.


Park Avenue Picnic At Carolina Herrera

I'm here for my maltese. Is he dyed the proper shade of brick? Splendid.


Park Avenue Picnic At Carolina Herrera

To be seen in one month's time at the Young Friends of the Frick gala. 5:1.


Park Avenue Picnic At Carolina Herrera

"The Picasso on the left. Deliver it."


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