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6 Key Trends From Milan Fashion Week

No.21 / Anteprima / Simona Marziali

No.21 / Anteprima / Simona Marziali

The penultimate stop of Fashion Month, our Senior Editor of The Fashion Feed, Polly Walters, calls out six not-to-miss trends from Milan Fashion Week.

Key Trend: Workleisure

As designers reconsider officewear for a post-pandemic future, our Workleisure message will be crucial for A/W 21/22. Think hi-lo styling, such as pullover sweats and knits worn under tailoring, elasticated details and relaxed suiting that feels smart enough for work, but comfortable for casual occasions.

Key Colour: Violet

Although new on our radar, vivid violet continues to crop up across collections, making a strong impression in Milan. Spotted on everything from statement outerwear to cosy knitwear and playful party dresses, begin trialling this colour now.

Key Item: Leather Coat

Super soft, elevated renditions of the leather coat speak to the consumer looking for purchases with longevity. We love the use of deep rich reds and truffle browns to update classic black.

Simona Marziali / MSGM / Sportmax

Simona Marziali / MSGM / Sportmax

Key Print: Tessellating Geos

Ticking the boxes for attention-grabbing above-the-keyboard-dressing looks alongside the desire for all things retro, geometric patterns uptrend in Milan to update knit and printed apparel.

Key Detail: Sheers

The perfect accompaniment to both our Let’s Party and Late Night Lounge stories, sensual sheers dominated in Milan. With the appetite for playful occasionwear picking up, explore layered-up designs that riff on a conceal/reveal aesthetic.

Key Accessory: Elbow Glove

Balancing a sense of easy elegance with protective design, the occasion glove has been the standout accessory of the season. Paired with everything from decadent party looks to casual daywear, this is an item that needs to be on your radar.

Anteprima, No.21, MM6 Maison Margiela

Anteprima / No.21 / MM6 Maison Margiela

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