The set featured giant projections of Fratelli Alinari photographs of early 20th century Florence, though what exactly those had to do with Roberto Cavalli’s collection remains unclear.
No matter, as in his drive to be something more than first stop on the T & A train, Cavalli showed a collection that was often quite lovely. It featured Spanish-inspired frills; billowing, romantic gowns, and some snazzy fringed Western regalia.
Sure, it wandered, and certain looks bore a resemblance to costume ensembles. But there were still some attractive clothes.