Most mentions of the little black dress conjure images of Sabrina, pearls and an overall ladylike demeanor. On Saturday, Frida Giannini delivered an LBD-inspired collection of a different sort for Gucci, and not only because the first look out was in white. Her program notes called the lineup a “dynamic and coherent vision of modern femininity.” If true, Giannini sees the modern woman as shunning discretion and, for that matter, the slightest trace of decorum. She’s both aggressive and well-heeled, dual virtues she flaunts from every laced-up, trussed-up, perforated angle.

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