Giorgio Armani embraced a color scheme that has made me forget about the supposed tones of 2016. His latest spring haute couture collection for Armani Privé was that of a lilac dream. Dark haired models with beautiful bobs walked out in semitransparent ensembles and billowing layers this season. . . .
Creative director Julie de Libran of Sonia by Sonia Rykiel offered up a rather young collection of lace baby-doll dresses, graphic knits, and lots of printed pieces. The pre-fall styles exclaims holiday fête but falls short of arrival. Maybe next Christmas, girls. It's almost as if this collection . . .
Ciao, Roma! Direct From Cinecittà Studios was the Chanel pre-fall 2016 Métiers d’Art show. As you remember, it has been less than one month after the devastating terror attacks in Paris, with this collection about sets and moviemaking, transforming the Cinecittà, Italy’s “Hollywood on the Tiber” . . .