- Can eternal tomboy CHRISTA D’SOUZA embrace the prettiest fabric without giving in to girlie?
Lace. It is such a Sicilian fabric. Such a semaphore for Catholicism; marriage; mourning; primness; naughtiness; the whole shebang. Such an apt fabric, too, to clothe all those luscious Italian actresses: Claudia Cardinale, Sophia Loren, Anna Magnani et al. And what about Monica Bellucci, Dolce & Gabbana’s perennial muse? Dolce & Gabbana, those veritable Kings of Lace; have they ever done a collection without it? Well, guess what: for FW13, pretty much everyone else has done it, too. From Valentino and Giambattista Valli to Alexander McQueen and Michael Kors, they are all into lace again, bigCredits
WHAT LIES BENEATH
The new lace is all about adding an edge
to innocent white