Today I spent a wonderful spring afternoon visiting a famous piedmontese artist Riccardo Rossi (known as Duccio) and his beautiful wife and muse Natasha. Riccardo started his artistic career as an autodidact at a very young age. Throughout his entire life he has been cultivating
Looking through my new spring-summer wardrobe I noticed that I am lacking a basic simple dress that may be worn with various accessories and be suitable for different occasions. The March issue of Burdastyle magazine features a perfect pattern for my scope: I am in love with
Alexander McQueen impressed me back in 2009 with his Spring 2009 Ready-to-Wear collection featuring a glorious use of kaleidoscope prints. 4 years later, on my birthday I entered my favourite fabric shop “Collage” in Mondovì and asked for
There’s a real injection of prints on my Spring-Summer mood board. And now that I have found the right fabric shop – the sky is the limit. Sergio, the owner of “Collage” from Mondovì, worked for a decade for Valentino and Ungaro until opening his small but full with treasures boutique.
Who said that winter dresses should be in dark colors and with long sleeves? I created my version of Burda 8/2012_133 in bright raspberry wool crepe. This fashion fabric is very elegant, pliable and comfortable to wear. I like everything about it: from small cap sleeves to the gathered skirt. Set-in panels shape a lovely…