By  on February 19, 2008

It was all in the details for fall, as styles ranging from Seventies-inspired tunics to smartly tailored jackets were spiked with everything from flamingo prints to proper piping.

Just Cavalli: No one likes an animal print more than Roberto Cavalli. So the fact that he opened his Just Cavalli show with one came as no surprise; however, the exotic animal he chose did. A flamingo print — on hosiery, a mini shift, ruffled-front blouse and a pajama-like tunic-and-pants combo — set a tone that was more leisurely than libidinous. The same Seventies-inspired silhouettes appeared throughout, and ranged from tailored, as in adorable plaid tunics and bell-bottom trousers, to a free-flowing filmy, bias-cut floral dress. Add in some standout striped knits, and it was a downright subdued Cavalli moment. Of course, a leopard can’t change its spots entirely. Enter those signature feral prints, which, emblazoned on a floor-sweeping caftan gown, were just Cavalli.

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