Ann Bonfoey Taylor — the socialite who had also been an Olympic skier, professional tennis player and flight instructor — was Michael Kors’ pre-fall muse. He channeled her refined-but-casual Southwestern style with men’s wear plaids, harness leather details, dip-dyed Mongolian lamb and goat fur and pops of bold red and turquoise. “Ann needed a sexy, glamorous, chic gown,” Kors said, “so that she could jump on a horse.”

Ann Bonfoey Taylor — the socialite who had also been an Olympic skier, professional tennis player and flight instructor — was Michael Kors’ pre-fall muse. He channeled her refined-but-casual Southwestern style with men’s wear plaids, harness leather details, dip-dyed Mongolian lamb and goat fur and pops of bold red and turquoise. “Ann needed a sexy, glamorous, chic gown,” Kors said, “so that she could jump ona horse.”

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