Bianca Balti

antidote Naomi Campbell, Eva Herzigova, Natasha Poly, Malgosia Bela & Others Cover Antidote #3

The IconsAntidote Magazine’s third issue taps eight leading models–Naomi Campbell, Eva Herzigova, Natasha Poly, Malgosia Bela, Saskia de Brauw, Lindsey Wixson, Aymeline Valade and Bianca Balti to be more specific, for its “Icons Issue”. Jan Welters photographed the girls in spring looks selected by editor-in-chief Yann Weber which feature the designs of Versace, Dior, Hervé Leger, Givenchy and more. With eight to choose from, which cover is your favorite?

salvatore ferragamo Salvatore Ferragamo Fall 2012 | Milan Fashion Week

Ferragamo’s Strict Elegance – For fall 2012, Salvatore Ferragamo tempered tropical prints in exchange for black leather and lace with its latest collection previewed during Milan Fashion Week. Coats had a military inspired cut with sweeping shapes and gold accents, while skirts came in flirty shapes paired with belts in black or chocolate. As the show progressed, black transformed into plum, taupe and dark scarlet hues. Designer Massimiliano Giornetti ended on a romantic note–featuring sheer dresses with brocade detailing and billowing shapes.

dolce gabbana Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2012 | Milan Fashion Week

Dolce & Gabbana’s Baroque Woman – Dolce & Gabbana’s Italian glamour took a turn for bejeweled, Baroque inspired beauty with designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana’s fall 2012 showing presented during Milan Fashion Week. Influenced by Sicilian art work, models took to the runway in brocade and cherub tapestry prints. Accessories for the show included bejeweled headbands, gold jewelry and pearl adorned handbags. Delicate lace work was also on display with ladylike dresses that reached the knee and black veils worn like the Madonna. Bringing some sex appeal to the demure showing, Dolce sent out lingerie inspired bustiers and hot pants for a cheeky take on the Baroque influence.

blumarine Blumarine Fall 2012 | Milan Fashion Week

Blumarine’s Playful Fall – For fall 2012, Blumarine showcased a collection of over the top glamour with colorful fur coats, wild animal prints and techno silver fabrics. Opening the show with sexy ski bunny coats, designer Anna Molinari made sure the autumn season was a playful one by featuring oversize bags that looked like poms poms more than actual accessories. As the show progressed, some sparkle was added in the form of sequin embellished tops, pants and chunky jewelry. Always unapologetic with the amount of excess and glamour, Blumarine brought a sense of carefree style to the upcoming season.

etro Etro Fall 2012 | Milan Fashion Week

Etro’s Ladylike SeductionEtro’s explosive prints took a demure turn for the label’s fall 2012 show presented on the third day of Milan Fashion Week. Designer Veronica Etro steeped the autumn season in a dreamy palette of marmalade, ash grey, powder blue, burgundy, navy and inky black. Slinky, body hugging silhouettes dominated the runway as models wore sheer materials paired with abstract patterns. Hints of fur, flirty ruffles and leather brought a luxe vibe to the autumn silhouettes. For beauty, models wore slicked back hair and plum or nude lips.

alberta ferretti Alberta Ferretti Fall 2012 | Milan Fashion Week

Ferretti’s Seductive GlamourAlberta Ferretti’s fall 2012 collection followed in the vein of spring with seductive silhouettes featuring peekaboo cut-outs. Ferretti offered some new elements though, showcasing tailored suiting and outerwear with a masculine overtone which contrasted with her signature gowns. A color palette steeped in black, deep purple, royal blue and crimson red dominated the new season. A touch of glittering sequins and woven leather brought a new twist to classic silhouettes. The show closed with an ethereal white gown worn by model Marte Mei Van Haaster which stuck a balance between soft and hard elements perfectly.

jean paul gaultier Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2012 Couture | Paris Haute Couture

Gaultier’s Ode to Amy – Walking to his own beat, Jean Paul Gaultier did not present an array of gowns for his spring 2012 haute couture show, but instead offered an ode to late singer Amy Winehouse with a collection of tailored jackets, form-fitting skirts and bustiers. Models wore Winehouse’s signature beehive and had cigarettes in hand as they strutted down the runway with the singer’s tunes playing in the background. The color palette was a somber black with splashes of citrus and lime to reveal lacy undergarments, silk dresses and belted waists.

dolce gabbana7 Bianca Balti & Monica Bellucci for Dolce & Gabbana Spring 2012 Campaign by Giampaolo Sgura

The Italian LifeBianca Balti and Monica Bellucci soak up the sun in Dolce & Gabbana’s Italian orientated images shot for its spring 2012 campaign. Photographed by Giampaolo Sgura in Southern Italy, the images are all about family with a lively depiction of weekend activities. Wearing Dolce’s kitschy prints, lace detailing and sultry shapes, Monica and Bianca live it up in the picturesque setting.

dolce2 Bianca Balti & Monica Bellucci for Dolce & Gabbana Spring 2012 Campaign by Giampaolo Sgura

Dolce & CompanyBianca Balti and Monica Bellucci play the matriarchs of a traditional Italian family for the spring 2012 campaign from Dolce & Gabbana. Captured by Giampaolo Sgura in Southern Italy, the images depict Sunday mornings with the label’s colorful dresses and lingerie inspired tops. (Racked)

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