Haute & Cool: Fall Fashion Recap—Italian by Design

Italian designers have captivated the fall collections with their celebrated and sophisticated modernity. The major fashion houses continue to dig deep into iconic and archival looks that will satiate the “buy now-wear forever” approach to fashion. The sleek silhouettes and expert tailoring meet the increased demand for chic suiting options as we return to the office.

Gianvito Rossi

Eiko leather heeled boots $1,595.00. Neiman Marcus


Feather-trim Minidress $3,900. Bergdorf Goodman

Dolce & Gabbana

Floral Print Blouse $1,425. Lyst

Fendi’s sharp-shouldered jackets are an ideal expression of female empowerment. The more traditional luxury brand, Agnona, maintains the standard for cool classics. Its exquisite selection of fine cloths allows for ease throughout the day but has adapted to the times with more forward detailing of leathered fringe. But that doesn’t mean there weren’t any go-big and go-bold presentations to be found.

Marina Rinaldi Plus Size

Faux Leather Belted Vest $855. Olivela

Valentino’s ostrich-trimmed, shift in is a timeless template accentuated with creative elements; sure to attract a diverse clientele. Bottega Veneta & Gianvito Rossi are gaining recognition for statement-making footwear with mirrored sandals and stiletto booties. Max Mara leveled up their signature pant with a metallic textured brocade. Take these tenants to create your style identity. Build a modern mix of elegant fundamentals topped off with inspirational design. This is the moda italiana! 

Bottega Veneta

Mirrored Leather Slides $990. MODA Operandi


Paloma Neoprene Split-Cuff Bootcut Pants $345. Bloomingdales


Leather Fringe Cashmere Poncho Jacket $5,950. Moda Sense

Max Mara

Gaeta Brocade Pants $695. My Theresa


Structured Wool Jacket $3,290. Nordstrom


Printed Crepe Maxi Dress $3,410. Farfetch

Allyson Burkhardt is founder of Let’s Get Dressed! Image & Style Services. Go to Www.letsgetdresseddc.com to put your best look forward. 



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