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Designers of the Future: La Rinascente x Salone Satellite

For the second consecutive year, La Rinascente and Salone Satellite (the section of the Milan Salone del Mobile dedicated to designers under the age of 35) have renewed their commitment to promote young design. Until 25 December, the Design Supermarket at La Rinascente in Milan will house the works of the top 7 designers from the 650 that participated in
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Margiela opens accessories store in Milan’s buzzy Porta Nuova

Milan's new business district Porta Nuova is gaining importance on the city’s fashion circuit, with a number of stores moving into the burgeoning area, which lies just north of prime shopping street Corso Como. With limited space and soaring rents in Milan’s central Quadrilatero district, Porta Nuova is fast becoming an alternate luxury hotspot, having already welcomed brands such as ...
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Florian Schmid Wins Lancôme Design Award

Lancôme and Elle Decor Italia have selected the winner of the first edition of the Lancôme Design Award, for which ten young designers aged under 35 were invited to interpret the power of the gaze, in celebration of the 10 year anniversary of Lancôme's Hypnôse mascara. The winner is Lou, a brass table mirror designed by German designer Florian Schmid. Lou's base interprets ...
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Autumn Windows: United Colors of Benetton with De Padova

For autumn/winter 2014/15, the windows of the United Colors of Benetton store on Piazza del Duomo in Milan (reopened in April after restoration) have been furnished with several key pieces by Italian furniture brand De Padova.
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Flower child statement at Emilio Pucci -

New York: For spring/summer 2015, Peter Dundas perfected the 1970’s influences we’ve seen throughout this season with exaggerated flowing kaftan dresses in tie-dye or signature Pucci prints accentuated with embellished necklines. Woven leather fringe, floral embroidered lace and suede, and intricate bead embellishments created stunning details, setting this collection apart. Standout styles within the collection included bodycon dresses with embroidery, ...
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Trend Alert – Exotic Skins -

Snakeskin, crocodile and ostrich skins are emerging in Milan as a new textural leather trend for S/S 15. Besides neutral snakeskin, crocodile in cognac is perfectly suited to the season’s 1970s look, while baby blue adds a modern twist to the retro mood.  
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Copper Crossing at Triennale Design Museum, Milan

Opened last week at Milan's Triennale Design Museum, the exhibition Copper Crossing explores the metal of the moment in its many different forms and applications, including contemporary art, design, technology, science and architecture, with more than 250 pieces on show.
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Trend Alert – Deep Plunge -

Provocative V-shaped necklines emerge in Milan, infusing everything from floor-sweeping balls gowns to 1970s calf-length dresses with a touch of sex appeal.
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Pretty surface embellishments emerge as a must-have update for occasion items

Glittering crystals drive this trend and are generously applied in a host of designs, spanning the abstract at Tod's through to measured repeat designs at Fendi. Aigner confirms florals as an essential motif for the season.
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Trend Alert – Heavy Brocade

Ornamental brocades add a luxurious touch to S/S 15 collections, with lively surfaces offering a fresh material direction and a luxe twist on daywear silhouettes.
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Red lips reinforce the reign of sophisticated, classic beauty at Dolce & Gabbana -

At Dolce & Gabbana, feline eyes and dark cherry lips showcase a classic beauty look that captures the collection’s inspiration of Spanish influence in Sicily between the 16th and 18th centuries. Eyes are soft in bronze shades and the upper lash line is lined in Crayon Intense Eyeliner in Chocolate. Intense Liquid Eyeliner in Black Intense widens the eyes and adds ...
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Exotic brights turn heads at Roberto Cavalli -

Milan: A hot palette of head-turning brights kicked-off Roberto Cavalli's latest collection for Spring/Summer. Exotic florals were oversized and covered crystal pleated maxi dresses from head-to-toe. Sheer insets were intricately embellished with embroidery and placed Broderie Anglaise. Elongated silhouettes, perfect for a luxe evening by the sea, were the key focus of the presentation. Striped patterns created texture and ...
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Sandy shores cast a calming effect over Giorgio Armani’s latest lineup -

Milan: Swayed by the seaside – more specifically sand, Giorgio Armani sent forth a beautiful array of looks bathed in a soothing palette of neutrals. Shadow prints of sand formations were mesmerizing and cast a calming effect throughout the collection. Soft, fluid silhouettes embodied ease and sensuality. Dimensional effects in the form of twisted materials and pleating created new ...
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Graphic angles create stark contrast at Versace -

Milan: Graphics were essential throughout Donatella's latest lineup for Versace. Constructivist prints, patterns, and iconic Greek keys made a striking impact covering boxy mini dresses and sets. Diagonal angles in the form of inset fabric blocking and wrapping broke up '60s-influenced silhouettes. A sweet palette of frosted pink and icy blue contrasted against harder black and white. Mesh and openwork ...
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Marni takes a monastic walk in a floral garden -

Milan: Consuelo Castiglioni presented her stellar collection for Spring Summer 2015 with Eastern-inspired silhouettes expertly rendered in stark colour and material contrasts. The opening had a Zen-like appeal where Castiglioni began by working in raw canvas and toile in plain colors contrasted with oversized black Judo belts. The black, white and jute felt pure in deliberate contrast to exaggerated ...
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