Thursday, September 19, 2013

Milan Fashion Week Alberta Ferretti

Let's take a more thorough look at Alberta Ferretti's Spring Collection from Milan Fashion Week Spring 2013

 Plain white dresses with colorful flowers in light fabrics.
 We can also see transparencies, and the same combination of colorful flowers and ribbons in plain black fabric dresses.
 This is my absolute favorite from Alberta Ferretti's Spring Collection. The combination of a light forest green and electric blue is beautiful.  A light Asian influence can be perceived in this design, maintaining its creative originality and surprise, while remaining current and modern.
 For the more classic and conservative of us, Alberta Ferretti presented A line skirt dresses with collared necklines with beautiful intricate designs that remind us of Mayan patterns.
 Orange was a main color for Alberta Ferretti's collection this Spring in Milan. But then again, the combination of colorful embroidery of flowers gave all plain colored dresses a typical Latin American or East European vive.

 Ribbon was also used to decorate dresses, and as shoe laces. "Greek" style or "galdiator" Sandals were the choice for this Spring 2013 Collection from Alberta Ferretti in Milan Fashion Week Spring 2013.

Take a look at one more designer that has inspired similar looks at New York Fashion Week

What do you think? Do you like Alberta Ferretti's Spring 2013 Collection? Which one of these is your favorite look? 

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

What do Milan and New York have in common for Fashion this Spring?


Here I am taking a few looks from two of the most trendsetting urban style designers out there right now, Rebecca Minkoff (New York Fashion Week) and Alberta Ferretti (Milan Fashion Week)...let's see for yourself the parallelisms of these designers when presenting the new styles, looks and designs for the next Spring. 

Rebecca was inspired by strong personalitites like Frida Kahlo and Bianca Jagger. She combined traditional elements from Latin American cultures, specially Mexican, with more modern silhouettes and fabrication. Lots of mini skirts, and shorts, flower embroideries, athletic wear and pencil skirts. Long loose dresses, lots of necklaces and bangles, all combine to form an eclectic and modern look. I loved it! 
Alberta Ferretti, showed lots and lots of white with embroidered colorful flowers in orange, and blue. Her collection consisted mostly on plain colored dresses, predominant colors were, white, black, and orange, with details in colorful flowery combinations and ribbons. You can see also in Ferretti's designs a very strong Latin American influence, specially from Colombian and Venezuelan traditional coastal dresses.

Keep coming back for more, because more trend spotting  is coming soon!

Friday, September 6, 2013

New York Fashion Week Live Streaming

New York Fashion Week Live

If you are interested in knowing what is happening right now at Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week, here I leave you a link to follow the live streaming of NYFW Fashion Shows.

New York Fashion Week LIVE streaming here:

Enjoy it! We will discuss NYFW shows in following posts!

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