Silvio Betterelli RTW Fall 2012

Silvio Betterelli RTW Fall 2012

An infrared image of a winter garden was the starting point for the collection.

Silvio Betterelli RTW Spring 2012

Silvio Betterelli RTW Spring 2012

The designer nipped and pinched fabric into pintuck folds that lent a retro romanticism.

Silvio Betterelli RTW Fall 2011

Silvio Betterelli RTW Fall 2011

A flurry of textured party dresses from body-con to longuette were worked from superimposed layers of silk and crepe de chine to refreshing effect.

Silvio Betterelli RTW Spring 2011

Silvio Betterelli RTW Spring 2011

The designer’s first Milan runway show worked natural elements such as cork wood prints onto sharp linear silhouettes.