Illustration for article titled 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.

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Tuscan villa not included.


Illustration for article titled Alberta Ferretti Features Surprisingly Practical Accoutrements

Sweetness incarnate — if in violation of the fingertip rule.


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


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


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The BoBo's evening choice.


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And work choice!


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


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

[Images via AP]

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