Alberta Ferretti Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018 : 1980s Film About A Woman
It’s been thirty years since Melanie Griffith starred in the exceptional 1980s film about a woman, who encounters the gender-related struggles in the workplace that were – hopefully – more of a reality back then than they are now. But as the Alberta Ferretti show on Wednesday evening in Milan illustrated, fashion has an innate need to reflect on the past to demonstrate the present. And so, Ferretti framed her collection in the voluminous shoulders, kick-arse boots and business-meaning breeches that exemplified the 1980s, occasionally dropping in on the late 1970s, too. “I wanted the woman to have a big personality. Don’t correct everything, but mix the proportions.