Spring/Summer 2016 Alberta Ferretti

Collections|May 26, 2016

Outside, there might have been a proper storm a-brewing (rain, rain, more rain), but inside Alberta Ferretti’s show it was about a sandstorm – her collection brought to life by sand dune sirens who appeared from a desert terrain projection and wafted down a sand-drenched catwalk, upon which fashion’s current penchant for the folksy lace prairie dress […]

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Autumn/Winter 2015-16 Alberta Ferretti Couture

Autumn/Winter 2015-16|January 14, 2016

Alberta Ferretti often takes inspiration from exotic motifs picked up throughout her travels. For her couture collection, the setting pretty much came to her. Ferretti recently moved her Paris offices into the ground floor of a glorious 19th-century mansion adjacent to her boutique at 43 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. As befitting a home once owned […]

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Autumn/Winter 2015-16 Alberta Ferretti

Autumn/Winter 2015-16|September 15, 2015

Such is the effect of social media that it got Alberta Ferretti wondering what the equivalent of a selfie would have been way back when. She found her answer in portraits from the Renaissance – because they depicted strong women with character and personality. And so this became her starting point – a wander through […]

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Spring/Summer 2015 Alberta Ferretti

Collections|May 15, 2015

ALBERTA FERRETTI’S show  was like opening the gates to the garden of Eden and seeing what lies behind. Well, a tribe of bohemian nymphs in sheer barely-pink coloured gowns with petal appliqué, of course. One, even had the latticing of a pagoda, its pink flowers seemingly weaving in and out of those lines. Other shorter, […]

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