the italian fell and winter collections opened this week with showings in most of the major italian couturiers.
the italian fell and winter collections opened this week with showings in most of the major italian couturiers. the Baroooo showing, for example, hold yesterday in rome's grand hotel, features the long near-ankle look for skirts both in daytime and in evening. the big color was grey. the trouser suits were all mannish and severe. the evening clothes on the other hand were very feminine and glamerous; there were tweeds, damasked satins and orgabzas, and one big theme was that of soft, fluffy fur collars. tiziani, on the other hand, showed his collection at his downtown rome atelier. the silhouette ran reminiscent of the 1940's. here, too, there was much trimming in fur. his suits features long, loose jackets and skirts with top-stitching or pleats. blouses were crocheted or geometric prints. for evening there were romantic dresses in chiffon and lace, the major colors were beige, brown, bordeaux, grey and black.