For their biggest pre-fall collection yet, Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig looked to their namesake muse, Marchesa Luisa Casati, aiming to reinterpret the Italian heiress’ decadent wardrobe with a modern hand. The duo envisioned opulent options for someone attending a palazzo party on Venice’s Grand Canal: A black-and-gold lace corset gown with tiered ruffles and a scarlet red halter dress with a jewel-encrusted neckline worked the extravagant end of the spectrum. A slinky, satin blush gown with subtle beaded accents at the waist was more restrained. Perhaps the most modern components of the collection were youthful evening separates, such as short-sleeved top shimmering in gold tassels for the girl who wants to twirl.

By  on December 15, 2015
Marchesa Pre-Fall 2016

For their biggest pre-fall collection yet, Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig looked to their namesake muse, Marchesa Luisa Casati, aiming to reinterpret the Italian heiress' decadent wardrobe with a modern hand. The duo envisioned opulent options for someone attending a palazzo party on Venice's Grand Canal: A black-and-gold lace corset gown with tiered ruffles and a scarlet red halter dress with a jewel-encrusted neckline worked the extravagant end of the spectrum. A slinky, satin blush gown with subtle beaded accents at the waist was more restrained. Perhaps the most modern components of the collection were youthful evening separates, such as short-sleeved top shimmering in gold tassels for the girl who wants to twirl.

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