Antonio Berardi played with the contrast between precise tailoring and romantic fluidity in this glamorous yet relaxed collection.

 

The standouts were languid silk dresses with billowing trains, as in a racer-back number in a pale sky blue. That design was worn with a matching silk trenchcoat that slipped off the model’s shoulders, adding to the collection’s undone air. And naturally, for a designer whose collections are typically high-octane, there was plenty of embellishment — only this season Berardi worked his decoration in a comparatively low-key way. A series of silk dresses were stitched with a lavish paisley pattern of sequins, but they were matte rather than shiny.

 

A masculine foil to the ultrafeminine looks came via tuxedo suits that were sharply cut, but worked in relaxed, oversize shapes. Among them was a gleaming white tuxedo with black lapels and rounded, cocooning shoulders.

By  on September 21, 2015

Antonio Berardi played with the contrast between precise tailoring and romantic fluidity in this glamorous yet relaxed collection.

 

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