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Urban uniforms at Neil Barrett

Milan: Military, punk and urban references defined Neil Barrett’s collection this season. His precise signature tailoring was combined with layered bomber jackets and military parkas. Knitted fabrics updated Crombie coats and trucker jackets. Large utilitarian pockets were placed at the bottom of parkas and classic tailored coats, adding newness to the British designer’s lineup. Trousers were pleated and cut low. ...
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Epic proportions at Jil Sander

Milan: Rodolfo Paglialunga presented his first menswear collection for the label, keeping the Jil’s minimalistic codes intact. He combined a romantic seventies-inspired affair with baggier and boxier silhouettes. Trousers stood out – they were cut beautifully with outsized pleats to give special attention to the waist. The materials used throughout the lineup were heavy in appearance – thick felted wools, ...
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Aviator Academy at Andrea Pompilio

Milan: Held at the Accademia di Brera, the Art Academy of Milan, Andrea Pompilio’s masculine collection fused tailoring into an aviation theme without loosing a sense of sportiness. Engineering details such as prominent offset zippers, bonded volume and subtle quilted designs appeared on items like aviator jackets, relaxed overcoats and denim-inspired trousers. An active influence was evident throughout from side stripes ...
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City eco-warriors at Ermenegildo Zegna

Milan: A stunning rain forest was the evocative set at Ermenegildo Zegna this morning. Pilati was all over this collection. City and nature came to mind when we saw the designer’s lineup of eco-warriors – Classic checked overcoats and bomber jackets were finished with shimmering silver coatings and brushed velvet suits were paired with colour coordinated roll-neck sweaters. The subtly ...
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Cool, classic, sexy with a rugged edge at Max Mara

Milan: Max Mara presented a cohesive Pre-Fall collection that not only took in it's artistic surroundings, but also pre-empted it's collaboration with the opening of the Whitney Museum of Art in May. The surroundings of the museum is prolific in artistic memoir: the 'vivacious' culture of the period, including 'Roxy' music and the art of the 80's. Consequently, the foundation of ...
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Max Mara

A clean, sharp and bold outing at Versace

Milan: Donatella Vesace presented a clean, sharp and bold outing for Pre-fall – “I love this look that is both simple and complex, with neat silhouettes that are full of luxurious Versace details” stated the designer on the press release. It was a new direction for the house where masculinity and sporty references mingled together. The results were convincing, polished and ...
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A rustic take on sartorial sophistication at Sportmax

Milan: The Austrian painter Egon Schiele was the main inspiration behind the Sportmax Pre-fall 15 collection. The brand has gained momentum over the past few seasons turning fashion-forward inspirations into wearable, covetable clothes. The silhouettes were long and lean -  A-line coats were nipped at the waist by a single leather cord, while wraps, layers and circular cut panels on tops, ...
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Structured sophistication at Giorgio Armani Pre Fall 2015

Milan Structured architectural silhouettes with thoughtfully placed seams, darts, and pleats allowed for true integrity within the Giorgio Armani Pre Fall 2015 collection. An elegant colour palette of black, grey, and ivory were highlighted by dusty and soft blues, teals, and purples to create a softer aesthetic to the otherwise angular silhouettes. Geometric cut pony hair transformed a teal collarless ...
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Giorgio Armani Pre Fall 2015

Chic meets urban at Emporio Armani Pre Fall 2015

Milan Sleek and understated comes to mind with the Pre Fall 2015 Emporio Armani collection. Known for elevated fabrics, fine tailoring, and an emphasis on fit, this collection truly embodies the sophisticated and timeless woman. The pops of cherry red and cerulean blue liven the otherwise neutral colours, while a bold ikat print brings a youthful feel. Favorite looks from the ...
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BEIJING: 10 Corso Como

Following the footstep of its Shanghai store just last year, the coveted 10 Corso Como has opened its second location in Beijing's Shin Kong Place.
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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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Lou by Florian Schmid

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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United Colors of Benetton

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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