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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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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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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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Festival ready looks at Blugirl -

Milan: Blugirl took the girl to the festival this season, with lumberjack shirting, oversized beanies, layered sheer dresses, biker jackets and chunky ankle boots all shown on a grass catwalk – as if to really make the point. Again, a dark colour palette was key, but floral prints and appliqué kept the mood light. Embellishment referenced several era – ...
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Light, bright and fun at DSquared2 -

Milan: Unlike many collections this season, Dean and Dan of DSquared2 were on hand to remind us that summer is for dressing light, and so a collection of light, bright and fun filled separates were sent down the catwalk. Plisse ruffled skirts and cocktail dresses stole the show – this was a collection that comprised the real cultural mash-up ...
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Fendi combines fashion and architecture with a ’70s spin -

Milan: Karl Lagerfeld drew his inspiration from the famous Palazzo della Civilta de Chiricos and the metaphysical paintings from the years just before the turn of the century. This collection showcased the exquisite craftsmanship and attention to detail that exists within the house of Fendi. With an articulate reference to the seventies, silhouettes were treated to sculptural and spliced ...
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Alberta Ferretti creates a free spirited mood for Spring 2015 -

Milan: Alberta Ferretti took us back to the bohemian ’60s for Spring 2015. Filmy, translucent chiffon and organza created a light and ethereal aesthetic. Intricate lasercutting, fringing, embroidery, and appliqué showcased exquisite handcraftsmanship. Whisper light colours were as graceful as the materials allowing delicate pleats and lace inset details to shine through. –Deirdre Pérez Silhouette: Empire / Fit-and-flare / Floor-sweeping / Body ...
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MaxMara relives the ’70s -

Milan: The '70s and the archive campaign imagery of Angelica Huston photographed at Milan's Grand Hotel in 1971, appeared to be the inspiration for the Spring Summer collection at Max Mara. Micro florals and mini geos were scattered over blouses, midi skirts, not to mention, knee high boots, sandals, and cloche hats for a disarming head-to-toe look. Larger florals ...
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A youthful seventies luxe vibe at Gucci -

Milan: Gucci creative director, Frida Giannini, presented a most desirable collection. She continued in the vein of the late 60s and 70s theme that was presented this last season, although here was a more relaxed look with covetable pieces that would grace any wardrobe – pieces that will be kept season after season without ever dating. The Gucci woman, ...
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Stella Jean makes us long for a taste of the Caribbean -

Milan: True to her signature, Italian-haitian designer Stella Jean honed in on her Haitian roots. Colourful, painterly prints featured women in traditional dress, landscape scenery and tropical motifs, which were complemented by lighter polka dots and stripes. A feminine collection overall, the lineup included a plethora of skirt varieties and shirtdresses. Sport jerseys and t-tops added an active element with ...
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Spring is in the air at Burberry -

London: A live performance by James Bay set the scene for Christopher Bailey’s Burberry Spring 2015 collection. Aptly titled the Birds and the Bees, this beautiful presentation drew on the joys of Spring. Light as butterfly wings, gossamer fabrics, and iridescent surfaces graced ethereal silhouettes, although Christopher Bailey was said to have 'drawn to the idea of rebirth' and 'to ...
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A playful ode to the psychedelic ’60s at Peter Pilotto -

London: Designers Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos embraced all things psychedelic and Hendrix-inspired for spring. Bright colours and signature kaleidoscope prints were elevated through dimensional embellishments and dense embroidery. Patchwork and lace produced a handcrafted feel that added a uniquely playful element to the collection. Foulard hemlines, slits and asymmetry created a dynamic look that is essential to the season. –Deirdre ...
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