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PHOTO VOGUE FESTIVAL OPENS THIS NOVEMBER IN MILAN

  Photo Vogue Festival November 15th - November 19th, 2017 Piazza Duomo 12 & Via Bergognone 34, Milan, Italy The second edition of Photo Vogue Festival, the first international festival devoted to fashion photography, is set to open in Milan in November (read all about last year's edition here.) This year, the festival will feature…

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MILAN FASHION WEEK SPRING 2018 RUNWAY HIGHLIGHTS

Each season, Milan Fashion Week gives spectators a glimpse into Italy’s world of timeless glamour. The city's historical monuments such as the Rotonda della Besana and Palazzo Archinto double as backdrops for designers, melding the past with contemporary styles. At Milan Fashion Week's most recent iteration, athleisure dominated designers' opere: loose tops, flowing jackets, maillots, and racerbacks prevailed,…

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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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THE FEMALE GAZE TAKES OVER

November 22 through 26 marked the debut of Photo Vogue Festival in Milan, Italy. A main theme and exhibition of the festival was The Female Gaze, which highlighted the work of cutting-edge female photographers who are relentlessly revolutionizing how the female body is portrayed in fashion. Vogue's embracement of the female gaze as viable subject matter proves that mainstream media is…

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PARIS MEN’S FASHION WEEK S/S ’17 HIGHLIGHTS + SCHEDULE – JUNE 22 – 26

This season’s Paris Men’s Fashion Week kicks off from June 22nd - 26th and will showcase Spring/Summer '17 menswear collections. Balenciaga is one of the first major designers to show and Thom Browne closes out the festivities on Sunday evening. The usual crowd favorites, Balmain, Dior and Kenzo will host their runway shows on Saturday, which is bound to be one of…

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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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DOLCE & GABBANA – MILAN – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

If every girl dreams of being a princess in a storybook than Dolce and Gabbana made those hopes come true. The ultimate fantasy was created with their Fall/Winter 2016 collection, shown on February 28th in Milan. The designers, inspired by both old and new fairy tales, constructed the #DGFabulousFantasy, which wound up trending on social media. In this collection  Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce found ways to…

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DSQUARED2 – MILAN – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

DSquared2 heated up the runway on February 29 during Milan Fashion Week with their  2016 fall/winter fashion show. With the prime focus of the collection being the outerwear pieces, identical twin designers Dean and Dan Caten decided to mix unlikely themes to create stand out looks. The collection was inspired by Japanese samurais, classic Victorian elements,…

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GIORGIO ARMANI – MILAN – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

Milan Fashion Week was covered in black velvet during Giorgio Armani's Fall/Winter 2016 fashion show on February 29th. From dresses and jackets to full pants and athletic style crops, almost all the pieces had black velvet in some way for Armani's newest looks. Take an up close look at some of the styles: https://www.instagram.com/p/BCaB9kwTdLW/?taken-by=armani Lightening up…

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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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JUST CAVALLI – MILAN – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

For his first show as artistic director at Roberto Cavalli's sister label, Just Cavalli, Peter Dundas took us back to the new wave era of New York City. Shown in Milan on February 28th, Dundas emulated a rocker chic vibe, with both the clothing and the runway. The catwalk was a carpet of silver glitter, brightened by the neon…

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MARNI – MILAN – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

On February 28th, Consuelo Castiglioni debuted the Fall/Winter 2016 collection for  Marni. In a fusion of unique cuts, bold colors, and funky accessories Marni painted a picture of modern Italian fashion. Inspired by a fresh, new silhouette, many pieces had bubble sleeves, hems with arching cutouts, and structured, wide cut jackets. Blouses had big ballooning sleeves and were tucked under rounded…

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MISSONI – MILAN – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

Designer Angela Missoni debuted her Fall/Winter 2016 collection for Missoni on February 28th during Milan Fashion Week. Using their signature knits as a key component, handcrafted, oversized sweaters paired with chunky knit beanies and big, lengthy scarves started the show. These oversized sweaters left behind the tights, with hems skimming the top of models thighs, adding…

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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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PORTS 1961 – MILAN – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

The Fall/Winter 2016 Collection for Ports 1961 debuted during Milan Fashion Week on Saturday, February 27th. This is the creative director, Natasa Cagalj's first Milan runway show since starting at the brand 15 months ago. Tailoring proved to be a key part of the collection. Both fitted and over-sized styles graced the runway. An abstract…

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TRUSSARDI – MILAN – FALL/WINTER 2016 – FASHION SHOW

On Sunday, February 28th, designer Gaia Trussardi showed her collection for the Fall/Winter 2016 season during Milan Fashion Week. Trussardi said that her inspiration came from Dolly Parton's classic "Jolene".  Mixing menswear styles, such as three piece suits and oversized clothing was a recurring theme. Double breasted corduroy blazers with large buttons were a collection…

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ETRO’S “CIRCLE OF POETS” INVITES THE PUBLIC TO JOIN

ETRO’s newest initiative brings together a group of eleven Milanese artists with a multitude of talents to create their Circle of Poets. The “poets” were asked to share stories revealing how they express their personal creativity. The initiative, produced by Kean Etro, the creative director of ETRO, references an Italian movement from the 1860s titled…

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MILAN MENS FASHION WEEK FALL 2016 – RECAP

Italy’s fashion capital is making a claim for menswear runways filled with the most diversity. From edgy and harsh to comfortable and cozy, Milan brought a slew of styles that will keep everyone warm next fall. With both mens and womens styles walking the runway together, the Prada collection pulls the viewer into the past. Miuccia…

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