Gianfranco Ferre Channels the Bold Feminine @ Milan Fashion Week
The Ferre winter woman is bold and yet feminine. She endorses the structured look so popular for this round of preview showings, with prominent shoulders and waist cinched in a wide obi belt. A revisitation of the famed Ferre structured shirt, with its prominent collar and wide sleeve, fits perfectly in the new look.
Sophisticated black is her preferred shade, softened by an occasional flirt with cream white and chocolate brown.
Her footwear is determined, almost nasty, with high-heeled booties sporting aggressive ankle straps.
"She rediscovers her femininity, without losing her taste for architectural design," designers Federico Piaggi and Stefano Citron, said backstage after Monday's show on the last day of Milan's winter Fashion Week.
The designing duo joined Ferre several seasons ago. The brand, famous for its structured styles, has been through hard times since its founder, architect-turned-designer Gianfranco Ferre, died unexpectedly in 2007.
At the moment the Ferre family is in talks with the Paris Group that bought the brand, to keep the Ferre headquarters in the famed glass palazzo in downtown Milan, which became synonymous with the label.
Newest Photo Albums
Photo Albums from Fashion
Articles from Fashion
Lanvin Spring/Summer 2015 Collection Brings Out the Chic in the Monochromatic
Showcased at the National Fine Arts School which for centuries has trained France's great painters and sculptors, Lanvin's palette of neutrals for the upcoming season found a modernity that caught the eye.
Burberry Celebrates Art of the Trench in Hong Kong
The British luxury label brings the celebration of its iconic trench coat and the people who wear it on the next leg of its Asian tour.
'Celebrating Monogram' Collection Marks 160th Anniversary of Louis Vuitton
6 iconoclasts have been enlisted by Louis Vuitton to re-imagine and re-interpret the iconic LV monogram for a new limited-edition series of bags.
Videos from Fashion
Le Rendez-Vous with Louis Vuitton and Christian Louboutin
For Louis Vuitton's Celebrating Monogram limited edition, Christian Louboutin incorporated the iconic print and his recognizable scarlet that lines ...
Dolce & Gabbana SS2015 Womenswear Channels Spanish Influence
Dolce&Gabbana Women Spring/Summer 2015 collection is inspired by the heritage of the Spanish culture on Sicily’s history ...
'THIS IS BOSS' by BOSS Womenswear
Ahead of the BOSS Womenswear presentation at New York Fashion Week on 10 September, renowned video artist Marco Brambilla has ...