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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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Iceberg -

TECHNO MODE Milan: Technical wovens, structured knits and plastic details gave Iceberg designer Alexis Martial's F/W 14 collection a futuristic feel. A neutral palette was accented by synthetic brights and metallic silver, while straightforward silhouettes looked directional with added elements like attached pleats, sheer veils and tinted PVC panels. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Turtleneck / Pleated-panel skirt / Chunky sweater dress / Structured ...
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Etro -

FOLK STORY Milan: Veronica Etro looked to folkloric inspirations this season and, combined with the house's signature scarf prints, resulted in a richly eclectic collection of layered textures and motifs. Heavy wools featured dense embroidery, cossack blouses and peasant dresses were cut in airy silks and Mongolian lamb furs provided plush warmth. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Intarsia sweater / Chiffon cossack blouse ...
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Tod’s -

CLEAN + CONTEMPORARY Milan: For her second collection for Tod's, creative director Alessandra Facchinetti presented a range of clean, contemporary looks. Precise geometric patterns – including an eye-catching windowpane print – harmonized with the spare, structured silhouettes. The compelling offering is sure to call more attention to the ready-to-wear section of the company best known for its luxe loafers. – Joanna Manganaro Key ...
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Tod's F/W 2014

Blumarine -

EXOTIC FAR EAST Milan: Anna Molinari presented a luxurious take on traditional Far Eastern inspirations this season. Luxe materials like silk, velvet and fur combined with Asian floral jacquards and metallic embroideries in a jewel-toned collection of mini silhouettes. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Silk mini dress / Leather set / Jacquard wrap skirt / Silk tuxedo / Fur coat Color: Black / White / ...
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Luisa Beccaria -

TRUE ROMANCE Milan: For fall, Luisa Beccaria presented a collection that is sure to please her clientele. With lace-trimmed dresses, pretty floral prints, intricate embellishments and outstanding evening gowns, the show offered the romance and opulence that one has come to expect from her label. – Joanna Manganaro Key Items: Full skirts / Lace-trimmed coats / Fit-and-flare dresses / Lace dresses / Evening ...
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Luisa Beccaria F/W 2014

Sportmax -

CLEAR CUT PRECISION Sportmax: For Fall 2014, the designers behind the Sportmax brand put together a refined collection of streamlined shapes that bore a slight reference to both military and equestrian influences. The line-up consisted of fabric blocking, color blocking, abstract painterly prints and precisely cut silhouettes: all the key components for a successful fall season. – Lizzy Bowring Key Items: Tubular ...
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sportmax fall 14

MILAN: Fashion Week for Foodies

We’re halfway through fashion month and the food, the cocktails and the parties are still going strong. For those in Milan this week, these foodie hotspots are the latest hangouts of the see-and-be-seen crowd.
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Moschino -

MASTER OF PARODY Milan: Jeremy Scott’s Moschino collection encompassed an over–the-top riff on McDonald’s, hip-hop luxury, bondage references and even children’s breakfast cereals.—Nina Stotler Key Items: Skirt suits / Intarsia sweaters / Boxy jackets / Pencil skirts / Baseball jackets / Athletic underwear / Quilted pants / Sweater dresses / Graphic gowns Color: Cherry / Bright yellow / White / Black / Gold ...
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Prada -

PAINTBOX BRIGHT  Milan: Muccia Prada delivered a collection for Fall 2014 that was full of vibrant color with an emphasis on outerwear. Here, a plethora of oversized colorful sheepskin coats and jackets bore primary bright contrast edges while slim fitting tailored dresses and overcoats were neatly edged in binding – the brilliant shearling coats are bound to be a hot item ...
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prada fall 14

Costume National -

OPPOSITES ATTRACT Milan: For Fall, designer Ennio Capasa wanted his models to be walking contradictions, quite literally. The collection was all about mixing—masculine with feminine and tailoring with sport—and the result was refreshingly modern. Looks alternated between classically pretty and no-nonsense and silhouettes ran the gamut of hemlines, opening up the brand to a wide array of women. — Shannon Davenport Key Items: ...
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Ports 1961 -

WORKING CHIC Milan: Fall at Ports 1961 combined sophisticated hourglass silhouettes with military and menswear detailing for a fantastically chic working woman’s wardrobe. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Slouchy trousers / Sheer blouses / Menswear coats / Wrapped pencil skirts / Turtlenecks / Military blazers / Pleated skirts / Fitted sheaths Color: Black / White / Navy / Mushroom / Grey Materials + Trim: Bonded ...
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Krizia -

CLEAN LINES Milan: Creative director Mariuccia Mandelli offered an elegant approach to femininity for Fall. Perfectly in step with the brand's signature sleek glamor, the collection showcased the female form through slinky silhouettes and expertly tailored suiting. A restrained palette of neutrals, rust and blue was a calculated mix of minimalism and romance. — Shannon Davenport   Key Items: Pleated skirts / Wrap ...
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