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The Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations inspired Marchesa designers (and InStyle contributors!) Keren Craig and Georgina Chapman for fall. “The collection follows Miss Havisham’s eternal plight with dramatic shades of red, blanche, and noir transformed into three dimensional reappliqued lace, python, leather, and goat skin detailed silhouettes. We wanted to create great expectations of classic opulence, both ethereal and romantic,” they tell us. The photo collage, seen here, gets at their girlish gloomy musings.