With hints of a Forties heroine in mind, Carolina Herrera designed a collection about glamour and gumption. These were clothes deserving of a woman who thinks nothing of commissioning her own original score, as Herrera did, working with composer Tom Hodge and producer Javier Peral on “Capriccio for Carolina,” the show’s soundtrack, recorded with the London Contemporary Orchestra in November.

Dresses and gowns with high keyhole necklines had defined shoulders and teeny belted waists that highlighted the graceful movement of the fluid crepe skirts. Another beauty came in light blue silk charmeuse with a purple fox-fur collar. Sometimes, however, the add-ons were too much; one gown looked like it had two flower urchins tacked on its crisscross straps.

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