You are going to see Ms. Bassett later today in what I think is an iffy white dress, so feast a little extra on this color buffet. The underlying dress is by Ports 1961, but I don’t have a credit on the coat**, which for my money — even though the skirt is great — is the star of this show. I would give it a full pickup and a prime-time network slot of its very own. Six seasons and a movie. And a devastating love interest.

**I do now! It’s Stella Jean, and the heels are by La Silla.

She donned a super charming Moschino suit later in the day:

Celebrity Sightings In New York City - November 01, 2022

Perfect pattern, perfect shoe choice… she knows what the people need.

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