NEW YORK, Feb 16, 2015/— With old love songs by Frank Sinatra and as background music, Chiara Boni La Petite Robe opened with bodice hugging pink dresses made fluid with accordion pleated skirts.

The message is clear. It is a return to elegance. Titled “Modern Femininity”, the collection took shape using soft colors and a focus on the silhouette.

Clingy bodices and thin contrasting belts define the waist and elongate the form, bursting into weightless pleats and asymmetrical skirts.

Knotted details on necklines open into wide shawl collars and kimono sleeves, used to create proportion. Metropolitan looks include seductive one-shoulder jumpsuits with eco-leather insets, and masterful draping in Chiara Bonis signature sensual simplicity.