Oct 16, 2018 | By Nigel Taylor
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Milan: Inspired by the Italian Renaissance this season, designers Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi decorated garments with elaborate Baroque patterns and lavish embellishments. Silhouettes were mostly voluminous and full-hipped, thanks to tulip skirts and puffy cap-sleeves. Although the collection was extravagant, drama was softened by a pretty pale palette. –Whitney Kessler
Silhouette: Cocoon / Exaggerated hourglass / Fit-and-flare
Color: Pastel blue and yellow / Mint / Dusty peach and lilac / Champagne / Black / White
Key Items: Crop-top / Sheath / Cocoon dress / Tulip skirt / Hot-pant / Button-front / Pencil skirt / Day bra
Materials: Chiffon / Metallic brocades / Cotton shirtings / Tulle
Print + Pattern: Baroque wallpaper motifs / Stripes
Details + Trim: Metallic contrast stitching / Ringer details / Notched necklines / Cap-sleeves / Pleats / Beading and paillettes / Embroidery / Scalloped seams / Smocking
Accessories + Footwear: Fancy bow waist belts / Strappy platform pumps
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