Alberta Ferretti

Spring-Summer 2013 – In stark contrast to Gucci, Ferretti took us on a tour of light, water, movement and crystals: rather than bright and poppy it was romantic and shimmery. We were taken into the sea with a backdrop of bubbles and asnfor the clothes, they were light as air. Wispy peplums so thin they verged on being translucent, delicate embellishment so discrete it added a hint of glimmer and as for the fabric, so soft it flouted. Many of the clothes produced a luminous sheen such as an outfit consisting of a blue chiffon top and cropped cigarette trousers. Beautiful neutral coloured dresses became the perfect party piece with a cascade of beaded tassels. Capes streamed down the back of draped tops; the classiest of outfit with the slick silver trousers. Coral reef prints wrapped round the shoulders and then spilled onto the torso meeting a delicate foray of chiffon. It was a soft and sensual show full of shimmer, sheen, tassels and embroidery.

Zoe Garton

Written by Zoe Garton

Zoe Garton was one of the first contributors to the Catwalk Yourself project. She has a fervour for fashion and graduated with a BA (Hons) in History at University College London. Zoe is responsible for our Ready-to-Wear and Haute Couture sections.


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