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THE TOP 6 COLLECTIONS OF MILAN FASHION WEEK

Every fashion destination has its defining characteristics - look to New York for the hippest street style, London for camp and quirk, and Paris for edgy sophistication. Milan is king among the clothes capitols so for their most recent fashion week, everyone was wondering, will the city of luxury keep in step with its usual…

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FASHION GETS FLYING WITH ETIHAD AIRWAYS

In the first deal of its kind, Etihad Airways has partnered with WME | IMG to become the official airline of fashion by committing to supporting 17 fashion week events around the world, starting with bringing Oscar de la Renta to the runway of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Australia on May 20th. Other locales that Etihad will…

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BLUMARINE – MILAN – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

Blumarine's collection was as diverse as it can get. From floral, floor-sweeping dresses to baby blue fur coats to belted skirt and jacket combos, the looks combined multiple colors, textures, fabrics, and ideas. There were knit bodysuits that looked both cozy and chic followed by a fur-collared quilted jacket followed by wide-legged camel colored trousers combined…

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COSTUME NATIONAL – MILAN – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

For Costume National designer Ennio Capasa, his collection was focused on the number one Italian fashion rule: quality over quantity. In a move against fast fashion, Capasa kept his looks revolving around the classics. For men it was tailored, for women it was looser, yet overall it was almost gender fluid with all garments carrying the ability to…

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DIESEL BLACK GOLD – MILAN – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

On February 26th, Diesel Black Gold returned to the Milan runway leaving New York City and some of its industrial grittiness behind. Andreas Melbostad’s Fall/Winter collection for the brand showcased a more polished Diesel; denim, leather, and outerwear staples remained but with surface updates. Quilting was the go-to embellishment, hems were slightly longer, and a serious…

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EMILIO PUCCI – MILAN – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

On February 25th, Massimo Giorgetti took to the runway for the second time for Emilio Pucci. Returning to the roots of the brand, it was clear Giorgetti drew inspiration from the ski-slopes. He presented a collection of wearable active wear with bold colorful prints and light fabrics. The line-up included over-sized sweaters, zip-neck velvet pullovers and puffers printed with technicolor…

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FAUSTO PUGLISI – MILAN – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

On February 24th, Fausto Puglisi became the latest designer to mesh the pavement of the streets with the runways of high fashion. His Fall/Winter collection showcased a balance of sportswear and his usual over-the-top aesthetic.  Embellished sweaters, graphic prints, and fur capes were given a dose of casual cool with laid-back NYC beanies and combat boots.…

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JIL SANDER – MILAN – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

The Jil Sander show, held in Milan on February 27, radiated a strong, structured women from the start with confident tailoring and tough over-sized outerwear. Starting with a stark white jacket with black buttons and leading into a black suit with an oversized feel for the second look, designer Rodolfo Paglialunga kept the Jil Sander's look in check.…

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PHILIPP PLEIN – MILAN – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

No stranger to grand, over-the-top fashion shows, Philipp Plein's Fall/Winter 2016 Milan runway show did not disappoint. Held in an expansive room at the Fiera on February 27th, the evening began as three silver semi-trailers, flames blazing from their smoke stacks à la Mad Max, backed in and dropped off their fashion cargo. Models marched out in black jumpsuits with silver…

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PHILOSOPHY DI LORENZO SERAFINI – MILAN – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

Lorenzo Serafini at Philosophy's fall collection was filled with romanticism in a slightly sultry way, making it both trendy and completely wearable. The ready-to-wear customer, whether Italian or international is impressed by his mix of lace and leather, loose and tailored garments. With an influence from Milan's fashion boom in the 80s, the collection carried wide-through-the-thigh trousers, high-necked blouses,…

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ROBERTO CAVALLI – MILAN – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

For Fall/Winter ’16, fashion designers in Milan are having a 1970s love affair. On February 24th, The trend was showcased on the Roberto Cavalli runway where creative director, Peter Dundas, sent out a collection heavy on glam rock decadence and witchy bohemia with an orientalist twist à la Aubrey Beardsley. Kaleidoscopic fur coats sat atop…

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VERSACE – MILAN – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

2016 looks like it’s going to be a global year for girl power. February 26th, on the Milan runway, Donatella Versace put the focus on female empowerment, specifically the powersuit. The Fall/Winter Versace collection gave stylish career gals a whole new way to dress for success. Fashion forces such as Karlie Kloss, Adriana Lima, Jourdan…

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MENSWEAR F/W 2016: OUR TOP FIVE TRENDS FROM THE RUNWAYS

The second round of Men’s fashion weeks have come and gone, leaving in their wake a slew of new trends sure to be seen in cities near and far from the fashion capitals. From sleepwear inspired looks to athletic, yet work appropriate wear, trends from Milan, Paris, London, and New York were diverse enough to…

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NEO-BODY-CONSCIOUS WOMAN: MISSONI FALL/WINTER 2015

Missoni debuted their Fall/Winter 2015 collection at Milan Fashion Week, featuring marble patterns with a Trompe l’œil effect, a space-age interpretation of the classic knits. The graphics of the materials were taken from postmodern interior design, such as the works by Richard Artschwager. These are the markings of the neo-body-conscious new Missoni woman. Models wore tight, legging-like…

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DOLCE & GABBANA CELEBRATE MOMS – BUT WHAT ABOUT EVERYONE ELSE?

Dolce & Gabbana honored mothers in their Fall/Winter 2015 collection showed at Milan Fashion Week. The collection was meant to "explore how the mother is the heart of the family." The dresses and sweaters in the collection were embroidered with pictures of the Madonna and Child, as well as the phrase "Mamma." Prints used were inspired…

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CAVALLI’S NEW CHINA GIRL FALL/WINTER 2015 COLLECTION – MILAN

The Roberto Cavalli Fall /Winter 2015/16 collection takes its inspiration from "an unexpected vision of the Great Country, seen through the lens of the highest Italian craftsmanship." In line with the Museum Costume Institute's summer show, China: Through the Looking Glass, Cavalli used iconic Chinese elements to create luxurious details. Oversize gold “pagoda” buttons punctuate the dresses,…

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TOP 10 SPRING SUMMER 2014 TRENDS

#1  ART TOUCH The dresses are transformed into canvases and the designers act as Artists. The runway is overflowing with prints that resemble actual works of art with splashes of color from a paint palette. Designers: Céline, Aquilano Rimondi, Chanel, Prada, Kenzo #2 METALLIC REFLECTIONS Shining bright like diamonds  - gold, silver and colored metalics…

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