Sheer brilliance: Alberta Ferretti wins over Milan – but daring see-through frocks are strictly for the bravest fashionistas

Sheer brilliance: Alberta Ferretti wins over Milan – but daring see-through frocks are strictly for the bravest fashionistas

12:17 AM on 22nd September 2011

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Transparent trend: Alberta Ferretti”s diaphanous calf and ankle-length dresses came in rainbow hues

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The bold and the beautiful: Delicate crochet knits also made a statement, as did trailing fringed bags and earrings that worked well against a counter-theme of graphic jungle prints

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Jazz Age chic: The Italian designer referenced Twenties silhouettes and Art Deco motifs

Lady of the hour: The crowd applauds Alberta Ferretti following her Milan Fashion Week show

Lady of the hour: The crowd applauds Alberta Ferretti following her Milan Fashion Week show