Runway Recap: Gianfranco Ferré S/S 09

I apparently can’t get enough of the geometric shapes and circular construction we’ve seen pop up in so many spring collections this year. The future path and identity of a brand often becomes ambiguous when its founder passes away, but Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi have succeeded in reinterpreting classic shapes and offering a stunning rendition of Ferré’s architectural but wearable style, balancing a marked boldness with unmistakable elegance in flattering hourglass silhouettes.