the five designers in the show were: chicca lualdi beequeen, cristiano burani, mauro gasperi, francesca liberatore, and taibo bacar. there was something that i loved about each of these designers and you can see for yourself in my video below. unfortunately, cristiano burani isn't in the video because that clip got corrupted and wouldn't upload. so i got some photos off of vogue.it and put together my favorite highlights from his show. below the photos you'll find my video of the show.
my favorites from each designer:
those holes that cristiano burani used throughout some of his pieces were so unique and beautiful, i've never seen anything like them. in person they were even more impressive than because the movement of the fabric was a big part of the overall effect. i would love to own those pants in the first photo, and the small vest in the second.
the white geometrical shapes on the sheer fabric used in some of the pieces by chicca lualdi. i thought each of those was stunning. very cool and chic, wonderful for the heat of summer. i love that she opted to use that style with classic lines so as to avoid making it look overbearing. i would love to own one of those pieces for summer and wear it to a rooftop party.
mauro gasperi's criss-cross and fabric strip detailing was fabulous. it gave a new twist to basic and essential pieces (like those white pants with the Xs down the sides). simple, yet different and well-designed. i also loved the front zipper detailing, especially on that white bodice. his grey pencil skirt was exquisitely tailored, and i also love the orange skirt constructed only out of criss-crossed fabric.francesca liberatore's draping was beautiful and flowy. loved the half-backless detail and how she gave a decidedly bohemian chic feel to pieces that could be worn to the office - like kneelength skirts, trenches, simple dresses, jackets and button downs. i loved her vests and would happily rock them anyday.
taibo bacar's use of prints was impressive to say the least. prints can easily become a train-wreck if not executed masterfully. i loved the vibrant colors and how he paired them with the black leather giving his whole show an edginess to it that i can definitely appreciate. his was the shortest show so we didn't get to see him do pants unfortunately, but his dresses were wonderfully tailored and i want one.