“There is a connection about food and style of life,” Gabbana said, “The food is important. It’s a good message. It is happiness; it is life.” Food and Sofia Loren who represents a different kind of happiness, here, they looked to her Fifties heyday in Dino Risi’s “Pane, amore e…” accompanied with “Mambo Italiano.” soundtrack , their collection showed that every woman is effortlessly beautiful and glamorous.
Colourful, bold vegetable prints covered the clothes, onions, aubergines, tomatoes, chilli peppers and even the ever chic courgette cropping up on of the shoulder, full skirted dresses, pencil skirts worn with off the shoulder, cropped peasant tops and 1950s knickers and frilled bras, you could feel the spirit of a hot Sicilian summer, natty little jackets covered in floral appliqué , glamorous chandelier dresses, dresses scattered with crystals and shimmering fringed hems and a clear plastic mac covered with crystals and trimmed with lace.
The finale saw their very own Miss Italia pageant, with the entire lineup of girls in bejeweled corsetry inspired by, and with the surrounding festival lights..