History and myth dress the spring

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Stylists from Campania imagine spring 2015 as suspended between History and Myth. Nino Lettieri has been inspired by the geometrical figures of ancient Pompei mosaics: his collection recalls the ‘50s and ‘60s, with kimono-style jackets in mikado, geometrical prints, garçon trousers, hot pants, knee-length cocktail dresses. For the night, long dresses decorated with interlaced laser works or sequins and veiled organza.

Roccobarocco collection is a perfect mix of aulic and pop, inspired by Neoclassic art and Napoleon’s sister, Paolina Bonaparte, whose profile in gold&silver is printed on shirts and dresses, while tribal prints give life to peplum dresses, together with a 3d golden lion head on necklaces and bracelets.

Gianni Molaro, in his fantastic Olympus, imagines a goddess-like woman, wrapped in soft chiffon, mikado, cady and satin siren-like dresses with veiled backs, giving a divine and contemporary twist. Lace creates elegant flower tattoo-effect motifs on tulle.[charme-gallery]

Even Mario Valentino has revisited the historical model “Venus” from 1954 using precious stones. Iconic heels with plateau have been realized with mini red coral boules thanks to the collaboration with Mattia Mazza jewels of Torre del Greco. Very particular are also the flashy sandals made by the Neapolitan stylist Alessandro Dell’Acqua for N°21, “natural” or with crystals and multicolour corals.

The Jardin des Tuileries wanted by Caterina de’ Medici in 1564 has inspired the colourful of Bianca Brandi, with natural shapes and colours, and three-dimensional embroideries enriching asymmetrical neckline.

Flowers also for Bruno Caruso, who chooses satin, tulle, and lace for his clothes full of pearls and rhinestones, in black with a touch of silver, blue, and red.

Bi-colour flowers for Amina Rubinacci, with micro, twill, and motifs on fresh fabrics: cashmere is pure or mixed with silk, light linen and viscose, enriched by silver yarns and sequins.

The flower power can be found also in the new Cannella collection, with romantic dresses with volant and plissé, balloon skirts, denim and pois on ‘60s bonton dresses.

In via Toledo 329, AlbaChiara‘s spring has the smell of creativity, innovation, and passion. The designer Susi Sposito creates dresses for every occasion which exalt women.

For what concerns men, Kiton chooses the jacket as the queen of the wardrobe, with a brand new structure totally fitted for the needs of cosmopolitan gentlemen. Cipa model is enriched by a wide proposal of blazer, shirts with flower prints, and striped Bermuda shorts.[charme-gallery]

Mariano Rubinacci and his son Luca propose a light cashmere jacket, linen ample trousers, and a pret à porter collection. An outstanding care for detail is the characterstic of Sartoria Sabino, which creates traditional suits enlivened by contemporary ideas.

Modernity and tradition are the milestone of Sartoria Partenopea, with refined and flawless suits, in blue, grey, orange, and lilac.

Elegance and handicraft are the key words of Sartoria Antonelli that chooses Shetland wool and tweed for tailor made jackets and suits.

Lightness for the hand-made exclusive shoes of Paolo Scafora, with the new Goodyear Extrema manufacturing and inspired by the marine landscape of the Gulf of Naples.

Italian seas as seen by a seagull have inspired the new Spring collection Harmont&Blaine. Water reflexes, flaming coral red, seaweed green, deep blue on a total white base.

The king of hand-made ties, Maurizio Marinella, proposes silk ties in a wide range of trendy and classic nuances, with mini pois or microprints.