Roberto Cavalli: Slinky Flappers Meet Rich HippiesS

Though he's never been one to embrace subtlety, Roberto Cavalli's show in Milan today was a bit muted. But pale colors aren't boring when you're taking about shredded nightgowns and sheer pants held together by string.

Roberto Cavalli: Slinky Flappers Meet Rich HippiesS

Likes: Mad Max, the Rolling Stones.
Dislikes: Rain, escalators. (Too dangerous!)

Roberto Cavalli: Slinky Flappers Meet Rich HippiesS

Body confidence not included.

Roberto Cavalli: Slinky Flappers Meet Rich HippiesS

Not only is this a glam take on a wild animal print, it looks as if it may have actually been attacked by a wild animal.

Roberto Cavalli: Slinky Flappers Meet Rich HippiesS

Cher just ordered this. Although she would probably prefer it in white. And she'd like more feathers. Please.

Roberto Cavalli: Slinky Flappers Meet Rich HippiesS

Does anyone have the urge to crochet a plant holder?

Roberto Cavalli: Slinky Flappers Meet Rich HippiesS

Ever-so-pale pink is neither sweet nor girly when there's snakeskin and rock n' roll lace-up trousers involved.

Roberto Cavalli: Slinky Flappers Meet Rich HippiesS

This is a costume from The Mermaid We Caught On New Year's Eve, a musical someone somewhere is working on.

Roberto Cavalli: Slinky Flappers Meet Rich HippiesS

The flat-ironed '70s hair takes you back to the early 2000s!

Roberto Cavalli: Slinky Flappers Meet Rich HippiesS

Insert your own "I'm a frayed knot" joke here.

Roberto Cavalli: Slinky Flappers Meet Rich HippiesS

Very expensive biker chick chic.

Roberto Cavalli: Slinky Flappers Meet Rich HippiesS

Desert colors and snakeskin accents make for a luxe take on Easy Rider.

Roberto Cavalli: Slinky Flappers Meet Rich HippiesS

Another delicate color, another chance for your cat to go completely insane.

Roberto Cavalli: Slinky Flappers Meet Rich HippiesS

The tassels really add something.

Roberto Cavalli: Slinky Flappers Meet Rich HippiesS

Another point for Team Slytherin.

Roberto Cavalli: Slinky Flappers Meet Rich HippiesS

All string, no cheese.

Roberto Cavalli: Slinky Flappers Meet Rich HippiesS

Cavalli loves throwing parties on his yacht, and that seems like the perfect location to wear this demure, hip-bone-bearing gown with an epic thigh-slit.

Roberto Cavalli: Slinky Flappers Meet Rich HippiesS

One can't help but wonder if these garments made a swish or a jangle sound as they came down the catwalk — perhaps just a gentle whoosh, like a large sum of money transferring into a trust fund?

[Images via AP.]