Alberta Ferretti Fall 2024 Ready-to-Wear: Chiffon Gowns but Also Tailored Suits

While Alberta Ferretti’s feminine and dreamy chiffon gowns have become a signature, the designer is also a concrete and pragmatic woman, and her fall collection reflected this attitude with a number of beautiful tweed pantsuits and sophisticated tailored coats.

Ferretti played with a contrast between male and female elements — as in a pin-striped suit with gold threads — but admitted she wished to see her customers “reinterpret and coordinate” the looks as they wished, and not in a dictated way. But it’s not hard to imagine they may want to follow her lead, wearing an embellished and embroidered sparkly knee-length skirt under a shearling biker jacket, for instance. The designer often jazzed up the looks with sequins, golden coin-like details, flounces and metallic webs and meshes, but never going overboard and with just the right touch.

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Ferretti’s evening gowns, from the boudoir-inspired slipdresses embroidered with lace to the new trompe l’oeil motif on the feather-light column dresses, cemented her status as a go-to designer for the red carpet and other social events. Cue the front row thick with Eva Herzigova and Ashley Graham leading a pack of several starlets and models — who were spoiled for choice with Ferretti’s lineup.

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Launch Gallery: Alberta Ferretti Fall 2024 Ready-to-Wear Collection

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