Oct 16, 2018 | By Nigel Taylor
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GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN
Milan: Italian design duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have always tailored D&G to the younger customer who is looking to have fun with fashion but this season, their girl was on a sartorial rampage. From the electrified color palette of rainbow fluorescents to the lettered prints which created a sort of geometric stripe on both knits and sheer wovens, the look perfectly matched the late 80s spunk of “Vogue” by Madonna, which blasted overhead. While the collection as a whole leaned towards the safe side in terms of silhouette, it was refreshing to see designers who haven’t switched everything over to the 70s for fall, and instead focused on wearable, statement pieces that girls really want to wear.
Color: Midnight black / Stark white / Heather gray / Sapphire / Orange peel / Electric yellow / Violet / Fuchsia / Bubblegum pink / Grass green / Mint
Key Items: Tube dresses and skirts / Oversized blazers / Midi skirts / Printed leggings / Fur-lined windbreakers / Cropped graphic tees / Slouchy knit sweaters / Sheer skirts / Fluid maxi dresses / Feather tutus
Materials: Lycra / Chiffon / Cashmere / Wool / Waxed cotton denim / Fur / Curly haired sheepskin / Marabou feathers
Print + Pattern: Alphabet letter conversationals / Horizontal stripes
Details + Trim: Layering / Pussycat bows / Bright printed linings / Color blocking / Sequins
Accessories + Footwear: Wedged trainers / Perspex letter necklaces / Scrunched socks / Skinny leather belts / Solid wristlets with dangling keychains / Oversized cat-eye sunglasses
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