Orange has to be this editor’s least favorite color, although this is the only pumpkin spice I’m interested in this season! (Okay, this and Blue Point Pumpkin Ale…) When Holly Golightly and Paul Varjak go out and about in Manhattan, she chooses to wear a beautiful double-breasted burnt orange wool coat, mink hat, dark pumps and, of course, big sunglasses! The coat, designed by Hubert de Givenchy, had a tie at the back and 7/8 kimono sleeves, which was widely copied after this film. This outfit is what Holly is wearing when Paul finally kisses her for the first time in their apartment building’s stairwell, after scaring some pedestrians in some silly masks (pictured, below). It’s no surprise the couple kisses when they remove the costumes and reveal their true selves…
October 13, 2011
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