05.10.10

Giambattista Valli Spring 2011

At Giambattista Valli’s Spring 2011 presentation you couldn’t move without bumping into a gorgeous socialite.

They came from Italy, France and New York to support the designer known for making amazing dresses for sexy chic young fashionistas.

They wouldn’t have been disappointed as there was plenty for them to choose from.

On a neutral colour palette with pops of orange, mustard and leopard print, Giambattista Valli presented a retro chic collection of minis and breath-taking gowns.

Tunic dresses, shift dresses, high-waisted capri pants, flowing gowns, gowns with tulip-shaped skirts, a T-shirt paired with a skirt made of organza petals, a bandage skirt worn over a shirt-dress and a cropped jacket paired with an oversized pocketed skirt was presented.

I was most impressed with the details.

The embroidery and floral prints really stood out for me. White embroidery was even added to some of the animal prints to add more texture to the look.

Silver metallic pockets was another detail which complemented the silver necklaces, waistbands and cuffs the models wore.

We can all rejoice as flats continue to be the seen on the runway during the Spring 2011 presentations.

The age of crazy heels that even models can’t walk in seem to be over.

Front Row: Olivia Palermo, Bianca Brandolini d’Adda, Margherita Missoni, Tatiana Santo Domingo, Eugenia Niarchos, Astrid Munoz and Charlotte Dellal

Favourites: Mustard floral dress with organza petal bodice and biege shift dress with metallic pocket detail

Who I See Wearing This Collection: All of the socialites above, Zoe Saldana, Thandie Newton, Amber Heard, Jennifer Aniston, Lea Michele, Jessica Biel, Victoria Beckham, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Diane Kruger, Leighton Meester, Rinko Kikuchi and Fan Bingbing

Who Wore Zac Posen Better? Rose Byrne or Kelly Osbourne

Who Wore Zac Posen Better? Rose Byrne or Kelly Osbourne

Front Row @ Giambattista Valli Spring 2011

Front Row @ Giambattista Valli Spring 2011

3 Responses to Giambattista Valli Spring 2011

  1. mm October 5, 2010 at 12:28 #

    Love the collection. It screams Pretty Girl. I was surprised how even the use of leopard is not overtly sexy.

  2. sara October 5, 2010 at 15:40 #

    wowwwwwwwwwwwww amazing!!!!!great shapes, textures and details!

  3. Hannah October 5, 2010 at 18:08 #

    I LOVE this collection. It is safe to say that Monsieur VAlli is my favourite designer (besides maybe Alber Elbaz), and he NEVER fails to impress, completely timeless, but ina very current way. Easily my favourite show of the season, and that probably wont change.

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