On Thursday April 25th, the Roberto Cavalli boutique hosted The Shops at Crystals' Spring/Summer 2013 Magazine launch party. A celebration of fashion and photography, the event was booming with the sounds of DJ Alexandra Richard, daughter of rock legend Keith Richards. While sampling the delicious creations of Wolfgang Puck and the sparkling sensations of Piper-Heidsieck Champagne, Las Vegas’ finest got a sneak peek at the newest issue of the Crystals Magazine and Roberto Cavalli’s Spring/Summer 2013 Collection.
The Roberto Cavalli Spring/Summer 2013 collection is inspired by the poetic decorations of the Art Nouveau period. Nature and its elements become graphic symbols that Roberto Cavalli transforms into prints which frame the body. The prints are designed entirely by hand and are punctuated with lace details, furrowed by high slits, and enriched by leather cut-outs. The animal print backgrounds are superimposed with stylized elements of plant life. Layers of mousseline create a fluid silhouette which slides on the body. Precious metallic and glass embroideries dissolve at the bottom of the dresses, and alternate with lace that is cut and reconstructed, or leather that is sewed, incised, and decorated with appliqués. The dresses in silk knit, lie close to the body and are illuminated by crystal embroidery. Pants in lightest mousseline allow the leg to show through. The colors range from total white to total black, passing through blush, lime and apricot.
On the runway the new Cavalli twin-set is composed of the gown and the Hera bag in matching prints. Like the mythological goddess protector of femininity, the new Hera bag guards the secrets, desires and seduction of the person who wears it. Made of printed leather or black python, and created in two sizes.
For the evening, there is the small ‘luxury box’, in gold or silver metal, decorated with crystals and colored gems.
Pumps and high-heeled sandals with slight double platforms: anatomical and sharply pointed.
The limited edition Hedera sunglasses are created with the most sophisticated gold craftsmanship. The refined and sinuous lines, the precious materials and the floral detailing uncover the exotic charisma of Art Nouveau style decorations.
New Years Eve is a magical night. After you have decided what you’re doing; now you have to decide what you are going to wear. That’s where we come in. We put together a list of 10 dresses, the first five of which would be perfect for any party in any city, followed by five more, perfect for a Vegas NYE extravaganza and closed out with 10 pairs of heels that will most likely leave you wanting every pair.