June 23, 2012 Milan
The designer is one of many to take sport themes as a central preoccupation this season. They gave an appealing lightness to the tailoring in fine poplin and bonded cotton. And L.A. is a city of tie-less informality, one of the global homes of sneaker casual. It's also the town where Salvatore Ferragamo himself first set up shop to ply his trade. Even so, this felt like a departure. Giornetti was quick to explain that the show was for show. "I was thinking of it like a short movie," he said. That, too, is very L.A. More Milan was a group of jackets at the end, hand-painted around the hems, lapels, and pockets with splotches of bleeding color.