Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana are intriguing again. At magical weekend in July this talented duet invited limited amount of famous celestial of fashion world into private couture show Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda held in the most famous and glamorous Italian resort – Portofino. The event was held in magical garden where palms were bedangled with watermelons, cacti with grapes and olive trees with melons, the guests were welcomed by fairy-tale characters, who guarded arcs adorned with wonderful colorful flowers. The airy dreams and reality convolved in single entity.
Domenico and Stefano allowed fancy to play out in their collection inspired by Shakespeare, Homer and Dante. Beautiful models were walking though wonderful garden in fabulous silk kimonos with floral pattern and bright embroidery, Indian sari decorated with colorful flowers, golden fibres and paillettes. Italy theme (designers’ immortal inspiration) was embodied in luxurious corseted ballgowns and black lace wicked widow see-through dresses with the help of bright floral patterns imitating Sicilian mosaic, precious incrustation, draperies, ultrafine point, silk and velvet. Models were also demonstrating splendid headwear with massive flowers, colorful furs, plumages and strass.
As a part of defile guests were able to see also menswear (Alta Sartoria) and jewellery line (Alta Gioellia) which includes crowns, massive earrings, necklaces and chains. At the end of show each lady got a small purse as a present.
Many designers try to approach couture fashion to everyday life, but Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana creates not just dresses but masterpieces, which underline feminine beauty and sexiness. They are not afraid of being excessive, as haute couture gives them an opportunity to express their talent in the best way.
Domenico and Stefano cleave to their views, but every year hone the show to perfection turning it into fairy-tale extravaganza. And only one thing stays eternal – the show is always private and all the guests are asked to post photo very carefully. But according to photos appeared on Internet, we can have a tiny idea of the show. No minimalism, just femininity, luxury and flowers!