May 10, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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Milan: Sass and glamour were on the menu for the Blumarine girl for fall. So long to the days of Anna Molinari’s romantic frills and girly silhouettes: a collection full of fur and sparkle, inspired by Warhol muse Baby Jane Holze, that gave a nod to an artisanal rebellion. Hemlines on party dresses were decidedly risqué and came in draped lurex, rose fil coupé, floral print chain mail and ombré silk. Outerwear balanced the proportions of the silhouettes and gave the collection a contemporary edge: a chevron-patterned ankle length coat came in brown and black leather with a wrap of glossy black fox fur running down the front. Cozy oversized cardigans came in mink and dubbed pastel tones, whilst a sexy satin suit came in a mannish cut and felt powerful and sexy- for the woman in charge. – Anna Ross
Theme: Class and Sass
Key items: Oversized Mink Cardigan / Shearling Patchwork Coat / Draped Mini dress / Satin oversized Suit / Chevron Leather Coat / Leather mini shirt dress
Colour: Parma Violet / Taupe / Dusty Pink / Ice Cream / Rust / Dusk blue / Seventies mahogany / Liquid Gold
Print & pattern: Rose fil coupé / Silver Rose Brocade / Floral Appliqué
Materials & trim: Mink / Chain Mail / Leather / Fox Fur / Lurex / Silk / Wool / Organza / Satin
Footwear: Patent Leather boots
Accessories: Oversized traveller bags in fur and leather
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