Alberta Ferretti Features Surprisingly Practical Accoutrements

It was all dreamy, Virgin Suicides-esque romance at Alberta Ferretti's spring show. But not only manic pixie dream girls need apply: the hats and flats were actually real-world practical.

Alberta Ferretti Features Surprisingly Practical Accoutrements

Tuscan villa not included.


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Alberta Ferretti Features Surprisingly Practical Accoutrements

Sweetness incarnate — if in violation of the fingertip rule.


Alberta Ferretti Features Surprisingly Practical Accoutrements

You can obtain the same effect by standing naked in front of a shadow-casting fence on a sunny day!


Alberta Ferretti Features Surprisingly Practical Accoutrements

Writing poetry while wearing this blouse is compulsory. It doesn't need to be good.


Alberta Ferretti Features Surprisingly Practical Accoutrements

The BoBo's evening choice.


Alberta Ferretti Features Surprisingly Practical Accoutrements

And work choice!


Alberta Ferretti Features Surprisingly Practical Accoutrements

A philosophical query: does making something essentially dowdy transparent negate its dowdiness?


Alberta Ferretti Features Surprisingly Practical Accoutrements

If it weren't for the transparent, lace-appliqued silk blouse, this would be practically earthy!

[Images via AP]