Alberta Ferretti Royal Velvet Dress UK Size 8 RRP £1229, Now £390.
Step out in this beautifully detailed bodice dress by Italian designer Alberta Ferretti, who is renowned for her use of innovative fabrics and clever creative quirks. The dress combines an imposingly beautiful, silk jewelled midnight blue bustier with an ethereal above-the-knee skirt of black velvet and silvery pink silk gauze. The bodice is finished with fine feathering detailing to add to the textural luxury of this Ferretti masterpiece. A standout eveningwear option or simply add a fine piece of millinery to make this your perfect wedding guest dress, dress.
Colour: Blue, black and silver
Fastening: Side zip
80% Rayon, 20% Silk
Lining 100 % Polyester
Dry Clean Only
Along with launching a her successful womenswear label, Italian designer Alberta Ferretti has overseen the growth of one of the most prominent fashion production and manufacturing companies within Italy. Founded in 1981 in collaboration with her brother Massimo, Aeffe S.p.A manufactures and distributes ready-to-wear clothing for brands such as Moschino, Moschino Cheap & Chic and Pollini, as well as the Alberta Ferretti range. In 2012, the group also secured the licence for Emanuel Ungaro. In a design capacity, Ferretti boasts a dedicated international following for her ultra-feminine and ethereal cocktail dresses and gowns and is regularly championed by influential, high-profile personalities in fashion editorials.
Ferretti launched her namesake label in 1974 and by the early Eighties had founded her first showroom and debuted at Milan Fashion Week. In 1984 shelaunched Ferretti Jeans Philosophy – renamed Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti in 1987 –as her first diffusion label aimed towards the youth market. The designer has since diversified into bridal through Alberta Ferretti Forever, childrenswear through Alberta Ferretti Girls, and sportswear through Alberta Ferretti Tech. In 2009, the designer also introduced her first namesake fragrance.