To close his romantic, Hitchcock-esque outing of relaxed, ladylike dresses for Rochas, Alessandro Dell’Acqua sent out more of them (and this bag) stitched with thousands of ostrich feathers.
This feathered scarf with a touch of gypsy added to the drama of Gucci’s avant-garde theatre-inspired collection.
To achieve the frothy volume of his joyous, pastel-hued gowns and Pierrot-blouse suits, Marc Jacobs went for light fabrics like silk and applied ostrich feathers one by one in opposite directions.
Dries Van Noten went down the sporty route with technical fabrics and athletic details like mountaineering cords, but retained glamour with feather trimmings that were sustainably sourced then dyed, or recreated with plastic.
Pierpaolo Piccioli delivered one of the season’s most sumptuous collections at Valentino with simple,
couture-cut gowns, separates and accessories splashed with colours, Gauguin-inspired prints and feathers.
Feathers tend to evoke old-world glamour, but not at MSGM, which sent out a trio of swingy, neon-hued minidresses swathed in hand-dyed feathers.
This was first seen in Female’s April 2019 issue.