Red carpet vamps Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Dua Lipa, and Emily Ratajkowski know a celebration silhouette ought to ooze glamour – and regularly they’re turning to Attico for a sensational after-dark ensemble. An Italian label based by the Milan-based vogue advisor and designer Gilda Ambrosio, 25, and the New York-based designer Giorgia Tordini, 32, Attico started to flood Instagram feeds when it launched in 2016 with a variety of antique-looking robes in pale satin and velvet and sporting Twenties-style chinoiserie embroidery. “We needed them to really feel wealthy, female, a bit bit erotic,” Tordini advised me on the time. But additionally: “simple to put on, one thing you’ll be able to genuinely throw on.”
All of which implies an Attico gown is your secret occasion season weapon – particularly when it’s been rejuvenated for the Matchesfashion.com buyer, together with a sequence of no-filter-needed glitter sneakers, on sale from November 9. In Tordini’s phrases, despatched through e-mail from New York, “we’ve been very true to our model’s DNA by sustaining the identical well-known silhouettes, however on the similar time we’ve actually pushed our boundaries by way of prints, particulars and elaborations.” (The embroidery, by the way in which, is hand-executed in Bologna by the identical needles that sew for Valentino.)
The attitudinal after-dark uniforms of the Eighties had been a giant inspiration for the duo. “Helmut Newton’s black and white footage of ladies smoking in tuxedos fed into tailor-made dressing and masculine patterns reinterpreted in macro prints and embroidered patches. Then we referenced events similar to Studio 54, exploring extravagant seems and shiny make-up. Glitter, assertion shoulders, sequined mini attire…” says Tordini.
Her decide can be the pied-de-poule crimson, white and black gown, whereas Ambrosio’s is the Luna midnight blue sequined mini gown, full with energy shoulders. As for who they’re channeling? Tordini leans in direction of Bianca Jagger, whereas for Ambrosio it’s at all times Cher. Now the one factor you have to tackle occasion season is the stamina to bounce until daybreak.
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