January 08, 2009 New York
Picture a garden in full bloom—Roberto Cavalli did for his Just Cavalli pre-fall collection. A bright yellow mimosa print adorned jersey minidresses, while chiffon frocks were printed with delicate painterly florals in shades of cinnamon and plum. This being Cavalli, there was plenty of wildlife amid the flora: Cheetah showed up in the form of short ruched skirts and a fur-trimmed coat, and party-ready paillette halter tops jostled with wax-coated skinny jeans in mustard and magenta.
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