Roberto Cavalli -

PUNK ITALIANO  Roberto Cavalli marches to the beat of his own drum, often presenting a mismatched array of color and pattern. For F/W10, the Italian opulence for which he is known was married to a British punk tradition. Classic buffalo checks were used for all classifications and were typically styled with contrasting elements like a regimental striped blazer or snug Prince-of-Wales ...
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Neil Barrett -

CUT AND PASTE  Over the last few seasons Neil Barrett has mastered the use of mixed materials and patchwork techniques. For F/W 10, with a collection titled "Iconic Hybrid", the designer took a more streamlined approach, seeming to cut garments into precise pieces and then splice them together again. Held in the Triennale di Milano art museum, the intention was ...
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Dolce & Gabbana Men’s Fall 2010

Milan Fashion Week kicked off and one of the first designers to show was Dolce & Gabbana. The denim pieces included in their collection were faded and muddy for an interesting new version of colored denim with blue denim at the seams.
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John Varvatos -

DARK ROMANTICS The New York-based designer has long conjured the look of a rocker in search of the finer things in life. Varvatos' penchant for offering some of the season's best layers continued for F/W 10 in a collection shown in Milan's San Paolo Converso, an old church that provided a fitting backdrop for the dark, romantic looks that were ...
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Salvatore Ferragamo -

THE GALLANT GAUCHO  Set to a soundtrack of galloping horses, creative director Massimiliano Giornetti presented a cast of colorful characters that seemed straight out of the most luxurious stables imaginable. Bulky knit scarves added dramatic volume to multilayer looks, while slim tailored pants remained tucked into luxe leather boots. The toggle coat was the outerwear piece of choice, shown in ...
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Prada -

THE NEW NORMAL Just when you think you have Miuccia Prada figured out, think again. For F/W 10, she found inspiration in the fact that, “There's everything conceivable around us, and I thought the coolest thing would be to do something normal." In one her most commercially appealing collections in years, the clothes that came out on the multi-colored "Lego land" ...
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Bottega Veneta -

REFINED ROCKABILLY Breaking free of the last few seasons of quiet luxury, Tomas Maier sent a 50s rockabilly down a sophisticated, urbane road for F/W 10. With models sporting pompadour hair styles and bolo ties, as well as many wearing cuffed jeans with rubber-soled "creepers", the collection seemed to herald a season that will merge iconic looks of the 20th ...
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Burberry Prorsum -

THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN  Christopher Bailey showed an enormously satisfying collection of what he does best: masculine, dramatic outerwear. The collection was influenced by military pomp and circumstance — right off the bat, there was an imposing military overcoat layered over a chambray shirt and skinny pants tucked into fur-lined boots. With nary a suit or tie in sight, the ...
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C.P. Company -

CITY MEETS COUNTRY  In what's become Milan's best kept secret, C.P. Company, in its second season under the creative direction of Scotland-born Wallace Faulds (formerly head designer for Galliano menswear), continues to present innovative fabrics and compelling styling. For F/W 10, Faulds' inspiration was a chic city dweller who takes a trip to the country; both influences merged perfectly in enthralling ...
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Costume National -

PRIMAL MEETS MODERN Ennio Capasa's dark army marched out on the runway, offering a "juxtaposition of the man-made and the organic; fusing the most modern techniques of fabric available with the most classic traditions of tailored clothing." Multiple fabrics merged into one garment, adding interest and dimension to this dusky collection. Classic wool suit jackets had mohair sleeves, cropped cashmere ...
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Jil Sander -

ORGANIC GEOMETRY  As the designer for Jil Sander, Raf Simons continues to alter perceptions of what classic menswear should look like. For F/W 10, against an aggressive soundtrack of techno music, he presented futuristic shapes, emphasized by the use of curved seams for tailored jackets and trapezoid-shaped patch pockets randomly placed on pants and shirts. Suits cut from interesting fabrics like ...
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Dolce & Gabbana -

HUMBLE ROOTS Shying away from the extravagance and glamour they're known for, Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce celebrated their label's 20th anniversary by fully embracing their Sicilian heritage. Inspired by Giuseppe Tornatore's film Baaria, the clothes had a toned down, gritty sensibility. The tough attitude of knit long johns tucked into work boots was balanced out with speckled sweater coats — already ...
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Boys and their Bouquets

Above Left to Right: Gardeners c. 1890s, gardener c. 1920 Above: Gardener c. 1900 Above: Gardener c. 1880s Above: Gardener c. 1900 Above: Gardener c. 1900 Above: Gentlemen c. 1890s Above: Gardener c. 1910 Above: Gardeners c. 1910 Above: Botanist c. 1890s Above: Gardeners c. 1905 Above: Gentlemen c. 1925 Above: Gardener c. 1940s Above: Boy c. 1950s
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All Included by M.A.C. Cosmetics

M.A.C. Cosmetics has released a makeup collection called All Ages, All Races, All Sexes that is available in stores and on the website until March. The new grouping is a universal collection made to match every skin tone around the world. M.A.C.’s idea of “One World” is grounded in the premise that every skin tone is unique and should be ...
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