Alberta Ferretti Limited Edition Milano

Ferretti is smart and down to earth, a win-win combination in life, as it is in fashion. Her approach to the demi-couture Limited Edition collection she launched in 2011 is refreshingly straightforward and nuanced at the same time: “They’re very special pieces,” she explained.

“But they’re made for real women, for the lives they’re leading, for the bodies they inhabit, flaws included! I know women, I know how they want to feel in a dress; they are even more beautiful if they’re at ease and confident in the dress they’re wearing.” (