Sitting In An English Garden (In Milan) With Alberta Ferretti

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The Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti? Pre-war romance!

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Ferretti's no enemy of gauzy gauzy femininity any time, but loving the over-the-top Bloomsbury feel of this!


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Okay, this openwork gardening apron verges on bizarre, but there were lots of these meta-garments all over the runways.


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Absurdly romantic, a touch Laura Ashley - but so pretty.


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This juxtaposition of hard and soft feels very Vanessa Bell-at-Charleston.


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Made for a garden party - ideally one involving apple trees.


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The embroidered detailing is another vintagey nod.


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Simple and perfect.


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Isadora Duncan could have danced in this gauzy number


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The motoring veil almost distracted me from this rather odd, rather mod little mini.

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I love all them, while wearing them, I would be encouraged to ponder the meaning of life in a field of daisies.

Those dresses look strange on those models though, they don't suit the skinny bony-type gals. They need a gal with curves to fill them out!