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Roberto Cavalli RTW Fall 2019

Since arriving at Roberto Cavalli two years ago, Paul Surridge has pinged between a more timid take on the house’s demonstrative style, and full-throttle indulgence in the sexy opulence associated with the Florentine house, employing an overabundance of exotic skins and exposed skin. Last season, he embraced the cycling shorts trend – hopefully, already forgotten – and a weird eclecticism, which didn’t convince. Now he seems to be finding his footing.
On Saturday, Surridge showed a promising collection that was respectful of the Roberto Cavalli DNA and true to the designer’s understandable desire for both modernity and self-expression.
He worked tiger prints – among animal emblems of the house – in unconventional, bright color combinations and splashed them across a range of designs, from the opening sartorial double-breasted coat to a bias-cut wrap dress slithering with zippered details. The same motifs also appeared on a bi-level frock, as an intarsia for a fur coat and via micro beads on a short, strapless dress worn with a second-skin turtleneck sweater.
A sense of lightness was introduced via a range of silk pretty pleated skirts and frocks, including a halter-neck style in strawberry red with a foulard-like detail at the bodice,. Knitwear sported flattering ergonomic cuts and

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