Alberta Ferretti
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ALBERTA FERRETTI: Bringing an ease to evening wear, this dove gray draped chiffon tunic gently caresses the body. (Antonio Calanni / AP)
ALBERTA FERRETTI: A thigh-grazing mini offers a sprinkling of sparkle at the top. (Antonio Calanni / AP)
GUCCI: Mod mini-dresses were cinched with wide web belts. (Luca Bruno / AP)
FENDI: The show opened with an A-line sheath in a perforated silver leather that looked like all too much like insulation. (Antonio Calanni / AP)
MAX MARA: An attempt at simpler shapes backfired with pieces that puckered and puffed in unflattering ways. (Alberto Pellaschiar / AP)
MAX MARA: The skinny mini-skirts worked nicely but the fuzzy “gorilla” sweater were too scary to contemplate. (Giulio Di Mauro EPA/Castelnuovo)
BELSTAFF: The high-performance English biker brand goes high fashion with a cropped bomber with three-quarter sleeves. (Alberto Pellaschiar / AP)
ARMANI: Oversized scarves, sparkly caps and other accessories were often spotlighted. (Luca Bruno / AP)
ARMANI: Among the designer’s best evening wear offerings was a simple strapless gown with rivulets of chiffon running down the skirt. (Matteo Bazzi / EPA)
BURBERRY PRORSUM: Cocktail dresses came in metallics, some embellished with chunky silver stones. (Luca Bruno / AP)
BURBERRY PRORSUM: The iconic trench was revamped in shorter lengths and feminized with frilly collars. (Luca Bruno / AP)
BURBERRY PRORSUM: The line focused on the “voluminous, lightweight, soft and airy,” according to designer Christopher Bailey. (Luca Bruno / AP)
BELSTAFF: Volume was dominant with this sheer coverup in contrast to the barely there two piece underneath. (Alberto Pellaschiar / AP)
PRADA: Miuccia Prada made her mark showing lots of jewel-toned tunic tops that will look just as good paired with jeans as with short shorts. (Luca Bruno / AP)
PRADA: Sexual power, the designer seemed to say, can be suggested with simple silhouettes and color. (Luca Bruno / AP)