“For him, it’s never enough,” said Patrizia Marras of her husband Antonio Marras’ penchant for decorative flourish. For resort, Marras looked to Johnny Moncada’s photographs of Veruschka on Sardinia’s Emerald Coast, finding both woman and terrain “wild and extreme.” He channeled that takeaway into a lavish collection marked by all sorts of surface goings-on — jacquards, laces, graphic embroideries, flamboyant prints — restrained by simple shapes. “I love the dichotomy,” the designer said. Diverse looks included chic nomad knits, elaborately wrought coat-and-dress ensembles with a Sixties vibe and audaciously glam sportswear combos, such as a dots-flower-lace pastiche. It was as beautiful in its eccentricity, a lovely alternative to the dominant safety of resort.

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