venerdì 2 ottobre 2015

Italians do it better

Milan Fashion Week just finished and we are in the middle of the Paris Fashion Week, but let's appreciate a little bit the italian fashion parenthesis.
In Milan there were presented a lot of international brands but it was focused on the italian ones.
We all know that after Paris, Italy is one of the most important country for fashion!

Let's start from Les Copains, which mainly used black and white with a touch of colour. This brand tried to mix the classic elegant of tailleurs and mid lenght dresses with the modern and young shorts, crop tops,mini dresses and bows. I loved the almost knee high sandals. Elegant but at the same time so new with the cute bow on the side.





Gucci for its RTW was inspired from the classic of the 70's with these glasses with big frame, the snake leather handbags, headbands and little cute scarves on the neck.




Fay proposed something different, presenting its collection which was inspired from the other side of the 70's, the alternative one: hippie style. This collection was a mix between the flower child and modern cowgirl of the city. The patterns of the fabrics and the flounces of the dresses recalled the alternative side, the trenches and coats recalled the modern one.



Alberta Ferretti created a fall inspired collection. Brown, beige, black and a few touches of bright colours characterized the dresses. Some of pieces of the collection were a patchwork of some different patterns and fabrics, others have leafes as skirts.




The twines of the bustieres and the prettiness of the skirts were amazing! This collection recalls the colours,shapes and atmosphere of summer and fall.


Fausto Puglisi opted for a stronger touch with big appliques on the dresses. bright colours, high belts and bold cowboy boots. Some fabrics had some greek mythes printed and this remind me some old Versace's collections.



Philipp Plein was brave and daring as always. His collection is always so rock and roll but this year he included some punk rock and classics too with the fluffy skirts and silk blazers. However leather, studs and heavy sparkling necklaces were the protagonists.





Giamba is the RTW collection by Giambattista Valli. He always had the lightest touch on each of his collections with the white lace, polka dots, stars and hearts.
It's a perfect collection for young women, especially the striped sequin jumpsuit and the high sneakers which in my opinion are so fun.




Versace chose taylored shapes for short tailleurs which are so sexy! Then it moved to animalier print fabrics for but outs dresses. There were a lot of bright green, purple and yellow but also some dark grey, light brown and military green for the most "serious" outfits. These outfits were enriched by tight belts on the waits.


Luisa Beccaria threw us directly in the summery garden of a modern Marie Antoinette. The dresses were simply spectacular!
Lots of flowers, light fabrics, delicate colours and impalpable white silk skirts. This collection was the glorification of a romantic summer in Versailles.






Dolce & Gabbana kept the inspiration of their previous collections: the 50's, Italy and Sicily. We can basically say that they were inspired by the dresses of our trendy grandmas.The thing that I loved the most are the writing "Italia is love" and "Bella Italia" on the blouses. Some dresses have the exact pattern of the mosaics of Ischia, Positano and Sorrento, others recall perfectly the summer in the south of Italy.

BTW, the models were required to take some selfies on the catwalk! ahah such a clever and funny idea!

I have to admit that the italian brands didn't disappointed me at all, in fact there were a lot of mix of cultures, of styles and colours, which to me is the essential in fashion. You can mix the classics and create new modern styles and it's amazing! Each old style can me reinterpreted and be seen as a new and innovative piece of fashion.
What do you think about the Milan Fashion Week? Did you enjoy it? Which "week" is the better to you?

That's all for now

Talk to you soon
(I'll give you a spoiler.... Paris!)


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