Overlooking the Rome Colosseum, Fendi put on a show of 54 Haute Couture looks on the Palatine Hill in the Italian capital.
After efforts to restore the Trevi Fountain in Rome in 2015 and presenting an incredible catwalk there the following year, it was always going to be difficult for Fendi to find another show-stopping location to hold its autumn/winter 2019 Couture show, the Roman brand certainly managed it.
The Couture collection served, in part, as a tribute to the late Karl Lagerfeld, who had joined the fashion house in 1965, launching women’s ready-to-wear in 1977. Created by Lagerfeld’s former partner Silvia Fendi, the collection consisted of 54 looks in total – one for every year Lagerfeld served at the Italian fashion House.
As well as the stunning setting, the clothes themselves were something to marvel at too. Seemingly taking inspiration from setting around them, the collection sported stones, terracotta and creams, while patterns of marble and mosaic ran across the looks.
As Lagerfeld joined in the role as Creative Director of Fur, the fabric ran across the collection.
See more of the stunning looks above.
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