2008 June 19

Diane von Furstenberg - Resort 2009

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(FLORENCE) Diane von Furstenberg packed her “petite valise” and took it across the Atlantic to Florence, where she showed her Resort 2009 collection at Pitti W_Woman. Inspired by the concept of a mini suitcase, von Furstenberg presented looks that were packable, luxurious and ideal for travel. Stripes, keys, flags and other international influences form the basis for prints while colorful scarves are reconfigured into flowy frocks. With a polished aesthetic, whimsical sundresses and crisp trenches served as key silhouettes. Retro swimwear was straight from the Riviera with tailored shorts and sweet tea dresses in porcelain blue and pink fit for a day in London.  Red, white and blue outfits with checks, and plaids were quintessential cruisewear. Though it was shown in Italia, looks had quite a patriotic feel--fit for a CFDA president on a global jaunt.