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.

Tuscan villa not included.

Sweetness incarnate — if in violation of the fingertip rule.


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

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


The BoBo's evening choice.


And work choice!

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


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

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