Jan 10, 2018 | By Alice Gividen
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Milan: In comparison to Massimiliano Giornetti’s bold experiment with stark houndstooth last Fall, his latest work moved in a warm and demure direction, though one still built upon pattern and texture. Deep cranberry and plum added sophistication to coy pleated miniskirts paired with slim cardigans, while argyle and plaid looked rich embroidered with crocodile panels. Skins played an essential part throughout, whether ingeniously combined with ribbed knits, as tonal trim on a suede minidress, or as the material of choice for structured make up case bags and thick belts. Although most of the ensembles were on the sweet side, a touch of drama appeared via checked cape coats, velvet tux jackets and feather embellished wide brim hats. —Nina Stotler
Silhouette: Slim / Relaxed / A-line
Color: Cranberry / Deep chocolate / Cherry red / Plum / Pumpkin / Camel / Cream Emerald / Grey / Mushroom / Teal / Lavender
Key Items: Pleated leather miniskirts / Silk blouses / Slim shirtdresses / Ribbed cardigans / Patterned cashmere coats / Capes / Skinny turtlenecks / Slim trousers / Velvet tux jackets / Knit vests
Materials: Velvet / Python / Leather / Silk / Feathers / Wool / Suede / Satin / Cashmere / Intarsia knits / Ostrich / Lace
Print + Pattern: Argyle / Diamonds / Plaid / Stripes
Details + Trim: Pleating / Crocodile trim / Leather patch pockets / Contrast piping
Accessories + Footwear: Portfolio cases / Shoulder bags / Kitten heels / Long leather gloves / Oversize felt hats / Pendant necklaces / Crocodile belts / Makeup cases / Snakeskin bowling bags / Fishnet stockings
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