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Stella Jean -

CULTURE CLUB Milan: Haitian-Italian designer Stella Jean brought a much needed breath of fresh air into Milan Fashion Week with her youthful, modern spin on globally-inspired dressing. This season, she mixed African prints with Japanese tailoring, accented by an earthen palette of desert-worthy hues, with standout pieces including voluminous bell dresses and chunky kimono cardigans. — Shannon Davenport   Key Items: Maxi cardigans ...
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Giorgio Armani -

FADE TO GREY Milan: Color – or lack thereof – drove Giorgio Armani's eponymous collection for Fall 2014. The presentation, entitled "Fade to Grey," displayed classic ensembles bathed in shades of grey adding dimension to beautifully tailored looks. Shocks of lime green were interspersed throughout which the designer regarded as "a stimulating color...It also represents something avant-garde."  – Deirdre Pérez Key items: Tailored suits / ...
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Genny -

ICE QUEENS Milan: A cool palette of white, grey and icy blue set a wintery tone for Genny's F/W 14 collection. Shimmery silks, metallic matelasse, and plush furs further embodied the frosty effect, while airy chiffon dresses and fit-n-flare coats with dramatic ruffled flounces looked fit for a princess. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Fuzzy sweater / Ruffleneck blouse / Pleated chiffon dress ...
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Missoni -

FREE SPIRIT Milan: Angela Missoni’s collection for Fall was inspired by the thought of  "a free spirited woman." The silhouette was relaxed with covetable outerwear pieces while the brand’s signature knits were graphically pieced in oversized color blocked designs. Both texture and structure were achieved by creative treatments of wool yarns – all adding up to a modern and strong lineup. ...
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Massimo Rebecchi -

TEXTURE PLAY Milan: Massimo Rebecchi’s Fall girl was one part girly and one part sporty, but the collection maintained a clean, feminine aesthetic throughout. Material blocking and contrast texture emerged as a key concept, with looks that combined fuzzy mohair, sheer lace and shiny brocade.—Shannon Davenport   Key Items: Wool coats / Cropped jackets / Patchwork furs / Pencil skirts / Shirtdresses ...
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Laura Biagiotti -

MODERN FOLKLORE Milan: Italian designer Laura Biagiotti sent forth a collection of 50 looks merging modern silhouettes with folkloric prints and patterns. An emphasis on sweater knits paired with diaphonous skirts resulted in a fluid, of-the-moment aesthetic. – Deirdre Pérez Key items: Matched sets / Tunic dresses / Sweater dresses / Blanket coats / Elongated vests / Wide leg trousers / Fit-and-flare dresses / Jumpsuits ...
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Anteprima -

COZY ELEGANCE Milan: This season, Anteprima delivered a cozy yet elegant collection of tailored separates paired with slouchy knitwear. Sweaters in every variation — chunky, cropped, sheer and elongated — balanced structured silhouettes with femme softness. A sprinkling of transparent sequins lent a handful of ensembles an easy, evening-appropriate look. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Slouchy sweater / Cropped turtleneck / Leather button-front ...
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Salvatore Ferragamo -

STRIATED ELEGANCE Milan: Creative director Massimiliano Giornetti presented a handcrafted collection that was a testiment to the classic elegance of the Ferragamo house. Modern treatments in the form of striated wool patterns, hints of metallic and an equestrian undertone updated each covetable look. – Deirdre Pérez Key items: Blanket coats / Capes / Knee-length skirts / Shell tops / Trapeze dresses / Bomber jackets ...
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Trussardi -

NOUVELLE VAGUE Milan: The storied Italian house continues to gain fashion fans with Gaia Trussardi, great granddaughter of Dante Trussardi, at the helm. Inspired by the coquettish actresses of the French New Wave, the collection embraced traditional menswear fabrics and relied on expertly layered boyfriend-borrowed pieces in chic neutrals. — Shannon Davenport   Key Items: Leather dresses / Oversized trousers / Trucker jackets ...
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MSGM -

BOLD ARTISTRY Milan: Creative director Massimo Giorgetti combined his youthful passions for music and art into MSGM’s F/W 14 collection. Abstract florals and portrait prints in a bright and energetic palette infused a sense of playfulness on slightly rounded silhouettes. — Marissa Stuart Key Items: Body-skimming sheaths / Slim suits and coats / Blouson / Fur-trimmed coats / Funnel neck sweaters / Embellished pencil ...
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Marni -

FEATHERS AND RUFFLES Milan: Consuelo Castiglioni showed a Fall collection that took the current catwalk trends to the next level. Bright, bold and full of unexpected twists on a theme, there were fur trims, feathers, ruffles, sturdy fabrics and the color palette, full of earthy shades and bright bolts of color, but then came the covetable silhouettes from exaggerated sleeves to ...
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John Richmond -

VELVET UNDERGROUND Milan: For Fall, John Richmond took a trip back to the time of New York’s “Factory” era, specifically inspired by the iconic style of Andy Warhol and Nico. The singer’s portrait was splashed on sweatshirts and jackets, as was the brand’s signature skull motif, which was richly embellished. A section of slinky evening dresses lent a modern, sensual edge. ...
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Jil Sander -

PRETTY PALES Milan: Jil Sander sent forth a series of simple, shapely silhouettes in an icy palette of pale pastels and neutrals. Thoughtful, draped details and tactile materials lent some subtle dimension, while clunky, menswear-inspired footwear grounded the weightless feel of the collection. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Fuzzy sweater / Draped shift dress / High-waisted skirt / Boxy suit / Shapely wool ...
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Gabriele Colangelo -

ELEGANT ARTISTRY Milan: This season Gabriele Colangelo was inspired by the work of Russian abstract painter Kazimir Malevich, exploring the square graphic motif in myriad ways. Fabrics were artfully folded layered and pieced, and the restrained grayscale palette kept the focus of the collection on form and structure. — Shannon Davenport   Key Items: Zippered jackets / Woven tees / Structured sweatshirts / ...
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