Thursday, September 23, 2010

Milano: Luisa Beccaria Spring/Summer 2011 Collection

Milano: Luisa Beccaria – Spring/Summer 2011. The Luisa Beccaria Spring/Summer 2011 show was presented in the main corridors of the Pinacoteca di Brera.   A historical monumental building, which is home to vast archives and collections of priceless paintings, books and documents, donated over the centuries by Italy’s most important and renowned patrons.   Is Cesare Beccaria a relation of Luisa’s?


 Luisa Beccaria. Luisa and Lucilla Beccaria walk the white runway after the 2011 Spring/Summer show.  The collection is entitled, “A Bohemian Trip” which takes you on a journey where the Luisa Beccaria woman is on holiday and feels completely free and liberated.

 Luisa Beccaria.   The silhouette is relaxed and texture is a key player.  Soft linens, geometric cotton laces, eyelets and embroidered organdy are abundant.

 Luisa Beccaria.   Poppy floral prints in various sizes evoke vivid watercolor paintings.

Seen at the Luisa Beccaria show.  Theatre director, Andree Ruth Shammah, author, Milagros Branca, whose book Conseguenza D’Amore is in the bookstore and socialite, Allegra Bossi Pucci.

Seen at the Luisa Beccaria show.  Editor in chief of the Evening Standard magazine, Sasha Slater and its style director, Gianluca Longo.

Seen at the Luisa Beccaria show.  Giulia Puri, designer Gilberto Arrivabene Valenti Gonzaga and jewelry designer, Osanna Visconti di Modrone.

A detail.   A detail of Osanna Visconti’s latest pendant in silver on a leather cord.  Called, Sole and inspired by ethnic jewelry, lots of little silver medals hang round a large ring.
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