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Massimo Rebecchi Spring 2011: Glam & Music

MILAN, Sep 24, 2010 / — It’s the 1970s and we are spending the evening at the glamorous St. Tropez. This is the femininity devised by Massimo Rebecchi for Spring/ Summer 2011, as matched today by the guitar notes of the top model, now singer Karen Elson. Flesh-coloured macramé lace …
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Love Sex Money Spring 2011: Ultra Look

MILAN, Sep 24, 2010 / — The starting point is the American “ultra look” of the late 70s. The outcome is Lorella Signorino’s new long look built around straight, long lines that dress yet reveal the silhouette. With a touch of Kandinsky art, the new, extremely simple absolute superlative. The …
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Milan Fashion Week Spring 2011

Milano Moda Donna Spring 2011 Dates: Sep 22 – 28, 2010   September 22 2010 9.30am Angelo Marani Triennale di Milano viale Alemagna, 6 10.30am Paola Frani via Carlo Botta, 8 11.30am Miss Bikini Luxe San Paolo Converso corso Italia, 21 11.30am New Upcoming Designers N-U-DE Circolo Filologico via Clerici, …
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Etro Men Spring 2011: Avendesora

MILAN, Jun 22, 2010 / FW/ — There really is no connection between the Etro collection that has the tree of life as its motif and Robert Jordan’s book, “The Shadow Rising ” except that it’s the paperback I have with me during this trip. A grassy runway with models …
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Jil Sander Men Spring 2011: Color me Handsome

MILAN, Jun 22, 2010 / FW/ — Unveiled in Florence during Pitti Imagine Uomo, the Jil Sander menswear for Spring 2011 is a color statement. Seemingly sending the whole color spectrum on the runway, Raf Simons dressed the Jil Sander gent in turquoise, pink, orange, purple… in different washes and …
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Missoni Men Spring 2011: The Cardigan

MILAN, Jun 22, 2010 / FW/ — Reintroducing the cardigan to a new generation, Angela Missoni mixed tradition with urban as she dressed young men with the famed Missoni zigzag and other patterns for the cardigans and pullovers then layered them with parkas and windbreakers. And we thought that Missoni …
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Vivienne Westwood Men Spring 2011: A Burst of Color

MILAN, Jun 21, 2010 / FW/ — If someone tells you that men’s clothing have drab colors, point them to Vivienne Westwood whose Spring 2011 menswear color has compelling graphics and a kaleidoscope of color. With denim at the center, Dame Westwood proposed original jeans that have color splatters, just …
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Gucci Men Spring 2011: History Lesson

MILAN, Jun 21, 2010 / FW/ — With Gucci’s colorful and long history, Frida Giannini did not look far for inspiration. Delving into the archives, she brought back and then re-imagined Gucci’s equestrian past and put them on scarves and shirts, the prints cleverly interspersed among the double breasted suits, …
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Prada Men Spring 2011

MILAN, Jun 21, 2010 / FW/ — As a fashion critic, one of the attractions of menswear for me is that it is about the tailoring, the cut, and the little details on the garment rather than the pizzazz that usually surrounds womenswear. Hence, seeing Miuccia Prada’s decision to concentrate …