MILAN–Ferragamo’s Spring 2011 show opened to the sounds of waves lapping, I imagine, against a very fancy yacht. Designer Massimiliano Giornetti’s collection was, according to the line sheet, “snapshots of a perennial summer, living by lazy rhythms, in boats and rarefied society gatherings.” To protect their hair against the sea breeze, models wore Gypsy-like silk kerchiefs, and to keep warm, decadent suede jackets over crocheted bikinis in beachy neutrals. On a bohemian bent, Giorentti sent down long peasant skirts with cropped tops. For a cover up, fluid shimmering full-skirted sheer dresses that could double as evening wear (with the right undergarments, of course).
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