Loyal to her Italian heritage, Camille Miceli calls Pucci’s The Winter Collection
Miceli draws inspiration from her own circle of family and friends—a diverse group of people, talents and generations—to collect for the winter, generously Sprinkle with her rich
Festive, Bold, Colourful, the collection retains all the basic elements of the brand, while introducing some novelty notes. Knitwear is a new offering, with iridescent capes with wavy hem, or fringed hand-woven patchwork capes with horizontal intarsia. Miceli says she’s “excited to be able to achieve what Pucci has achieved without having to print the logo on a large scale.” She also uses black as the main thread throughout the collection, using the print for piping, side inserts, scarf ribbons and tassels , while broadening the palette with “more options that reflect its character without having to print it all”.
Fringes are Miceli’s signature because they “bring a frivolous feel to the garment,” she explains. They also give a sense of energy and glamour, a combination typical of the Pucci-Miceli connection. Ms. Pucci, no matter the age, was on the move, sporting a tracksuit-inspired zip-up jacket, a shimmery recycled nylon print and a tiny pleated print skirt, and a protective hooded waxed poncho for rainy days, boasting ergot Marmo mode.
Parties are the natural habitat for the Pucci woman, and Miceli wants her to shine under the disco ball. Leggings with disco ruffles are a tribute to the effervescent glamour of Raffaella Carrà, the Italian showgirl in ‘ reminds the designer of her boyhood. Miceli’s affinity for the brand’s haute boho style is reflected in long printed chiffon dresses with ruffled shoulders, capes wrapped around more sinuous bodysuit options, or leopard-print satin numbers – new The introduction was “Emilio only did zebras at the time,” Miselli said. “I love the leopard print, I think it’s classic, and I believe it goes well with Emilio’s psychedelic print,” says Miceli. Faith is definitely the first step towards success.