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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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Emilio Pucci -

COZY SEDUCTION Milan: Designer Peter Dundas showed a richly seasonal Fall 2014 collection of chunky fringed knits, leather trousers, aviator jackets and luxurious velvet suiting. Simultaneously cozy and seductive, this was Pucci at its most modern. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Slouchy fur jackets / Chunky sweaters / Leather trousers / Long sleeved mini dresses / Aviator jackets / Velvet suiting Color: White / ...
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Antonio Marras -

DARK FAIRYTALE Milan: This season, Antonio Marras conjured scenes from a dark fairytale. Imagery of howling wolves, climbing florals and a patchwork of textiles and embellishments gave the collection a whimsical, vintage feel. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Oversized turtleneck / Cropped trousers / Pleated skirt / Fit-and-flare dress / Utility jacket / Pieced fur coat Color: Black / White / Red / Olive / ...
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Aquilano.Rimondi -

MASCULINE DECORATION Milan: Designers Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi created a tug-of-war between matte masculine and decorative feminine elements for Fall, pairing bulky wool suiting with floral velvets, pleated chiffon and flashes of metallic leather. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Skirt suits / Boxy suit jackets / Sheath dresses / Masculine overcoats / Pleated skirts Color: Chocolate / Burgundy / Copper / Pumice / ...
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Cividini -

POSH PATCHWORK Milan: Cividini made a strong case for Fall layering with a collection of full of clean lines and clever combinations of print and texture. Jackets, sweaters and skirts managed to look clean despite being cleverly piled on, and patterns made an impact against soft greys and pale yellows. — Shannon Davenport Key Items: Cropped jackets / Double breasted coats / Cardigans ...
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Roberto Cavalli -

FLAPPERS' DELIGHT Milan: Roberto Cavalli looked to the 1920s for inspiration for his fall collection, mixing opulent flapper dresses with his signature flared printed pants and animal-print separates. A dramatic flame motif appeared toward the show's end, an appropriate addition for the flamboyant designer.  – Joanna Manganaro Key Items: Flapper dresses / Flared pants / Ruanas / Fur coats / Printed silk blouses ...
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Roberto Cavalli F/W 2014

Bottega Veneta -

ARTISTIC SENSIBILITY Milan: Creative Director Tomas Maier put together a collection for Bottega Veneta that was a beautiful combination of tailoring, fabric manipulation and soft, graceful lines juxtaposed against graphic geometry. The focus was on fluid dresses, which created an air of movement throughout the line up of wool crepes, silk georgette and jerseys. – Lizzy Bowring Key Looks: Turtleneck sweaters / Loose pleated ...
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Ermanno Scervino -

SOFT SEDUCTION Milan: Spongy wool coatings, plush fur, shearling and soft angora were among the materials Ermanno Scervino used to create his fall collection. They lent a gentle element to his signature sexy looks, making them feel appealing and new. – Joanna Manganaro Key Items: Shearling coats / Figure-hugging dresses / Diamond patterned sweaters / Turtlenecks / Short shorts Color: Champagne / Camel / ...
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Ermanno Scervino F/W 2014

Versace -

MILITARY FEMME Milan: Donatella Versace showed a restrained collection for Fall 2014, crafting feminine, body-conscious dresses, elegant patterned furs and stovepipe suiting punctuated by glamorous military-style buttons and fringed epaulettes. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Body conscious dresses / Turtlenecks / Stovepipe trousers / Slim suiting / Fitted jackets / Bias-cut slip dresses / Patterned fur coats Color: Black / White / Periwinkle / ...
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Les Copains -

KNIT TEXTURES Milan: As Les Copains' newly appointed creative director, Graeme Black maintained the house's knitwear heritage with a collection of sweater silhouettes in a variety of textures and motifs. A small assortment of tailored looks featured dimensional details, while butterfly imagery, in the form of intarsias, embellishment or lasercutting, added interest to the all-neutral color palette. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Intarsia ...
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Emporio Armani -

DEMURE DECO Milan: A subtle Art Deco influence permeated Giorgio Armani's Emporio Armani collection this season. The inspiration appeared in the form of menswear-inspired silhouettes, geometric accessories and a minimal palette of black and white. Little shift dresses, detachable collars and pearl embellishments lent the tailored assortment a demure, feminine touch. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Fuzzy sweater / Culottes / Velvet shift ...
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Aigner -

REFLECTIVE TEXTURE Milan: Sheer panels and graphic fractal outlines made for a highly textured collection from Aigner, with shiny materials, gold hardware and bold metal embellishments creating a strong, reflective message. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Turtlenecks / Pencil skirts / Full skirt dresses / Leather bustiers / Full trousers / Halter gowns Color: Black / Gold / Ruby / Nude / Rose / ...
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