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By Shanu Walpita

MISSION IN BLOOM Milan: Frida Giannini marries luxury and activewear for S/S 14, with looks tailor-made for a lavish expedition requiring camouflage chinoiserie floral suits, …

Jun 24, 2013
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MISSION IN BLOOM
Milan: Frida Giannini marries luxury and activewear for S/S 14, with looks tailor-made for a lavish expedition requiring camouflage chinoiserie floral suits, high-tech expedition parkas, and neoprene-paneled trousers. Whatever mission that may be, the designer masterfully mixes and meshes the two opposing elements into a cohesive collection of sumptuous sport. —Kathleen Tso

Key Items:  Utility parkas / Paneled trousers / Silk floral suits / Stiff leather bomber jacket / Loose open-knit sweaters / Matching sets

Color:  Ecru / White / Olive / Canary yellow / Salmon / Dusty lilac / Deep moss green / Blueberry / Maroon

Materials + Trim: Neoprene paneling / Waffle knits  / Gabardine / Open knits / Heavy gauge knits / High-tech fabrics / Leather / Rib-knit trims / Taping / Knit embellishments / Sateen / Silk / Jersey knits

Print + Pattern: Chinoiserie florals / Diamond foulard

Accessories + Footwear: Metal chain bracelets / Big-faced watches / Harness-strap leather backpacks / Mirror-lens wayfarers / Oversized totes / Leather plimsoll sneakers

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