By People Staff
June 30, 2003 12:00 PM

In the pink

A girl who knows that style is in the details, Elle Woods uses her signature color in big ways—and small ones—to keep the mood lighthearted.

Perfect timing: This grosgrain-strapped Michele watch “reminds me of Audrey Hepburn,” says Carbonell.

Animal-lover Elle shuns leather, so her Hogan “Pan Am” tote’s vinyl-trimmed.

Pet rocks: Created for the film, the H. Stern pink-sapphire earrings and engagement ring were among Witherspoon’s favorite jewels, says Carbonell.

Here, spots: Elle’s Chihuahua, Bruiser, travels in Fifi & Romeo’s bag and with cashmere blanket.

Sailing through more than 30 outfits in 95 minutes, Elle wears suits inspired by ’60s legends including Jackie Kennedy. “The fashion is more sophisticated than in the first film,” says costumer Sophie de Rakoff Carbonell, who added bows to Elle’s Jimmy Choos. Here Elle is dressed for success in a suit by Carbonell with Mikimoto pearls.

Frédéric Fekkai created Witherspoon’s soft dos.

Elle takes an alfresco meeting in a Tocca coat and Jimmy Choo boots.

Elle kicks back in an Ungaro top and Juicy Couture jeans.

Dressed for another park-bench summit: this time, in a Marc Jacobs coat.

Dog Show

While Elle makes her case for animal rights, her loyal Chihuahua is at her side—wearing outfits that harmonize with his owner’s. “I just went all out,” says Fifi & Romeo’s Yana Syrkin, who created the doggy-style sweaters, pearls and pillbox hats.

Bruiser wears a cashmere sweater by Fifi & Romeo; Elle steps out in Prada.

Sitting pretty: Elle’s best bud hits the town in Fifi & Romeo’s Chanel-inspired tote.

Sharing a quiet moment with Elle, Bruiser (real name, Moonie) wears a collar that complements Elle’s sweater.

Pet project: The pooch’s mug is seen on the large Paros tote by designer Anya Hindmarch, customizable with favorite photos.

In the park Bruiser defies sexual stereo-types by proudly wearing a skirt.

Altar-bound, the Harvard Law grad from Beverly Hills plays the princess bride in a strapless satin gown by Reem Acra.