The younger, sportier, girlier sister to Antonio Marras’ main collection muse went on a surfing expedition for spring, traveling in a vintage CI 370 camper to find the best surf spots in Sardinia and California — because in Marras’ imagination it’s possible to drive through Italy and California on the same road trip.

 

Marras likes to mix motifs, logic be damned, plying his mood boards and collections with collage motifs that are highly personal, charming works of art. That idea surfaced here in denim peasant dresses with colorfully embroidered bibs, and in mash-ups of patterns and textures, such as Hawaiian print smock dresses with cutout shoulders and technical mesh fabric details.

 

The lineup was an exercise in quirky, girl-sport done in vibrant tones and retro inflections, the best of which included tight, color-blocked scubalike ribbed dresses and roomy dresses done in interesting layers of mixed black and white florals — providing a moment of romantic sophistication amongst all the kooky, Big Kahuna fun.

By  on September 24, 2015

The younger, sportier, girlier sister to Antonio Marras’ main collection muse went on a surfing expedition for spring, traveling in a vintage CI 370 camper to find the best surf spots in Sardinia and California — because in Marras’ imagination it’s possible to drive through Italy and California on the same road trip.

 

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