Incurable romantic that he is, Giambattista Valli showed a sophisticated Resort full of flowers and bows that evoked Paris in the springtime. The extensive collection, which accounts for a healthy share of Valli's business, was strong on eveningwear, with short flower-printed dresses for cocktails and strapless gowns for galas. Both came with gently poufed proportions to suit latter-day Marie Antoinettes—or the very au courant Madame Sarkozy.