The designers: Brit designers Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig named their label after the Italian heiress, Marchesa Luisa Casati—their magnificent red carpet gowns and fringed cocktail dresses are a reflection of her eccentric femininity. This season it’s about: We’re obsessing over the yellow taffeta top—so fresh for evening. Elsewhere, ornate caftans and gowns brimming with the duo’s signature 3-D embellishments in a lineup of fabulous pieces.
Olivia Wilde in an intricately embellished opulent blush mermaid dress from Marchesa Fall Winter 2011 collection. Featured here Marchesa designer Keren Craig in an elegant Grecian inspired one shoulder silk chiffon gown. Fellow Marchesa designer, Georgina Chapman dressed in a sophisticated shimmering sheath gown from the Marchesa Resort 2012 collection, also featured here
Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig were inspired by those Gothic and Victorian curiosities, those bizarre objects pertaining to taxidermy - critters and dried flowers. But in the Marchesa world of red carpet dressing, that can't exactly translate to dark eyeliner and black severe clothing, can it? Instead, the ladies riffed on the gentler, uber-feminine side of things.