I must have been around 12 years old I first saw The Thomas Crowne Affair and I instantly fell in love with the elegant style of Rene Russo's character, Catherine Banning. She wore the most polished and sophisticated looks. Costume designer Kate Harrington, who has worked with the likes of Truman Capote and Herb Ritts, pulled looks from Celine by Michael Kors and Halston, showing the timeless appeal of the classic fitted white shirt, the cashmere sweater and the little black dress. She accessoried with luxurious fox furs, pearls and kid leather gloves, ultimately creating a character that exudes chic. To shop the look, click here.
To this day, the character of Catherine Banning remains a style icon to me. Here are some of my favorite looks.