Front Row @ Caroline Herrera Spring 2014

Carolina Herrera’s Spring 2014 runway saw a host of sophisticated stars taking their front-row seats for the Monday showing at The Theatre at Lincoln Center in New York City, where they all wore an eclectic mix of the designer’s offerings.

Michelle Dockery: The ‘Downton Abbey’ star was lovely in a sophisticated cerulean-toned separates, including a floral-printed, Peter Pan-collar blouse and a demure, flared skirt, from the Fall 2013 collection. Silver pumps and EF Collection earrings provided the shine to that electric blue shade. Karolina Kurkova strutted out the same print several months ago.

Christina Ricci: Also in a Fall 2013 ensemble, the actress wore a sheer devoré velvet dress that featured an exploded dahlia pattern, although I wasn’t crazy about the way the lining translated in photos. Also channeling her inner metallic maven, she put on a pair of silver Jimmy Choo ‘Anouk’ pumps to complete the look.

Dita von Teese: Always showing her flair for the dramatic, the burlesque queen’s Fall 2013 ensemble featured a green-and-black blouson-sleeve top with a similar dahlia print and a super-wide-leg pair of too-shiny pants. A Christian Louboutin ‘Sweety Charity Brode Strass’ embroidered, chain-accented black evening clutch—and Dita’s forever red lip—finished the look, which translated as a bit heavy for the front row action.

Brittany Snow: Following Dita’s red-lipped lead, Brittany showed her style cards with a Pre-Fall 2013 dress, showered in mini hearts, spades, diamonds and clubs. She accessorized with an angular red clutch and strappy crimson sandals, along with dainty Dana Rebecca Designs earrings and rings by EF Collection.

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