7 hours ago | By Samuel Trotman
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It’s Friday so we thought we’d treat you to the standout denim shows from the recent Milan fashion week! Here are our top four picks:
Print, pattern and statement surfaces were the focus of the Cavalli F/W 14 show, with an emphasis on pants. Basic skinny and slim-legged silhouettes were updated with abstracted digital prints and contemporary camos, while black leather fringing created a modern-rodeo nod.
Jeremy Scott’s first season at the helm of Moschino has made headlines with its ode to McDonalds, red and yellow faux-bling. But the denim pieces are worth a mention too. Tapping Moschino’s heyday of `90s street culture, Scott included all the big hits: quilted denim surfaces, gold hardware and statement belts, and figure-hugging silhouettes.
Combining a strong Western theme with a darkened, rock ‘n’ roll palette, Plein created a glamorous runway attitude reminiscent of the `90s supermodel era. It was fitting therefore, that Naomi opened the show that featured embellished and destroyed denim, dirty Western shirts and rodeo belt buckles to make Elvis jealous.
A tailored and sophisticated take on denim came from Sportmax this season: glossy, premium indigos in beautifully refined silhouettes gave denim a whole new attitude. Tailored jackets and skirts created a career denim look, whilst the classic trucker and jean was re-created with upsized silhouettes, shrunken hems and minimal top-stitching.
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