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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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Feminine ’70s at Genny -

Milan: Genny seemed to take the feminine trend we’ve seen across collections and run with it, offering a show full of feminine colours, embellishments and prettified fabrics – many with pearlised and sheen finishes, and when lacking – diamante embellishment to make up for it. Halston-esque full-length gowns grounded the collection in a loosely 1970s theme with cocktail dresses ...
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Eastern influences at Aquilano.Rimondi -

Milan: Cocooning the figure in sculpted silk shantung, or sheathing it in a fine layer of diaphanous silk chiffon, this season’s Aquilano.Rimondi collection was quietly sexy and overall very youthful. An Eastern influence could be seen with Mao collars and kimono-esque loose coats, Suzie Wong dresses are reimagined in light cropped silk and nipped in at the waist with ...
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Desert Festival at Etro -

Milan: Veronica Etro put together a collection for Spring/Summer full of the luxury materials and prints that are the leitmotif of the Etro brand. It was all about handcrafted individual pieces where she dyed, braided, and embellished lightweight fabrics, creating new textures that portrayed a bohemian sense of ease. "I figured out this woman, an artist, living on her ...
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Trend Alert – The Souvenir Jacket

Mixed patterns, dense beading or embroidery, patchwork, and spliced fringing generate a uniquely handcrafted quality that makes each piece appear one-of-a-kind.
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Streamlined shapes update wardrobe essentials at Ports 1961 -

Milan: Ports 1961 delivered a clean collection of polished looks highlighting wardrobe essentials. According to the shownotes, creative director Fiona Cibani explained, "the Ports 1961 woman has two souls inspired by the spirit of the Greek goddess Artemis: one strong and warrior-like; one sensual and feminine." Crisp shirts were updated with modern bib fronts, sheer layering complemented streamlined silhouettes, pleating created subtle ...
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Uma Wang redefines pyjama dressing -

Milan: Pyjama dressing was key at Uma Wang's Spring 2015 presentation. Stripes emphasized long silhouettes, crinkled textures added luxe surface interest and paper thin layers created airy volume. Splicing, colour blocking and sheer vs. opaque material combinations brought depth ad dimension to simple silhouettes. Each look was exquisitely rendered generating an effortless aesthetic full of ease. –Deirdre Pérez Silhouette: Relaxed / Oversized / ...
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Fresh faces and loose updos at Bottega Veneta -

Bottega Veneta channels a romantic beauty look with natural make-up and loosely tied-up updos. Hair is scraped back into messy buns with flyaway pieces falling around the head. Bejewelled hair slides and Alice bands embellish the head for a pretty look. Softly shaded eyes are brightened with highlighter on the inner corners and paired with rosy cheeks and a nude lip.
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Light, feminine layering at Missoni -

Milan: In a collection that was all out feminine, comprising multiple floral prints and embellishments, lightweight fabrics and porcelain colours, Angela Missoni counteracted her Missoni S/S 15 collection with languid layers that felt sensual, subtly sexy and altogether happy. The house’s signature knitted stripes and geos were peppered throughout the looks – on empire line dresses and relaxed slim ...
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Trend Alert – Love is in the air -

Designers reference the late 1960s and early 1970s for S/S 15, combining suede, lacing, patchwork, vintage details, fringing, topstitching and retro silhouettes for a romantic nod to a bygone era.
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Beauty looks focus on graphic lined eyes on the Milan catwalks -

Strong lines and sharp black flicks draw attention to the eyes. Interesting updates on the classic lined eye include thick floating stripes hovering above the crease line at Giamba, lower lash lines outlined in jet black at Just Cavali and winged eyeliner at Prada. Strips of cornflower blue leather replace liquid liner on eyelids at Fendi.
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Milan confirms The Seventies as a key point of reference for women’s accessories this season

Celebrated looks from the late 60s - early 70s continue to emerge as a defining source of inspiration for spring/summer 15 accessories. The bucket bag, wide brimmed hat and pussy-bow are amongst the key items. Crocodile leathers, feature top-stitching and floral prints drive materials and details.
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Elevated sport at Emporio Armani -

Milan: An effortlessly cool sport aesthetic pervaded the catwalk at Emporio Armani. Cornflower blue dominated the neutral colour palette with deeper shades of ink, dove grey, charcoal, white and black adding light and shadow. Bold horizontal stripes in prints and patterns combined with the blues created an inherently maritime look. Splashes of metallic at pant hems, and in stripes as ...
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Rich materials and ’70s at Prada -

Milan: Miuccia Prada presented her '70s-inspired collection at Via Fogazzaro in a venue that was decked out in rust, deep pile carpet while the epicentre was filled with dunes of lavender coloured sand. The first silhouette – a double-breasted black coat wore contrast lines of topstitching traveling around oversized collars and highlighting construction seams, set the tone. A veritable ...
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Costume National breathes new life into the ’70s -

Milan: Costume National offered a '70s-inspired collection of suede and denim separates. The theme was exemplified even further with loop zip details, lace-up tops, riveted ruffles and patch pockets, all set against a dark colour palette of rich brown and berry tones. Current trending details included contrast top stitching along seams, asymmetry, whilst gilets, crop tops and culottes plunge ...
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