Category: Milan

Milan Runway Shows

Giorgio Grati Fall 2010: “Always Classic Chic”

MILAN, Feb 25, 2010 / — Inspired by the works of Morandi, De Chirico and Man Ray, Giorgio Grati created fluid silhouettes and adorned them with couture elements to achieve understated elegance yet highly glamorous. Shoulders sway, even so acute for the classic cardigan that was cut like the men’s …
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Haute Fall 2010: Seducing through a single detail

MILAN, Feb 25, 2010 / FW/ — For Haute Fall 2010, designer Cristina Lombardi found inspiration of femininity in the 1940s, not a loud one but merely a whisper, discovered through a particular detail. That of a sleeve, a lapel… or possibly a jewel-collar bedecked by baguettes, which becomes an …
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Giorgio Armani Men Fall 2010: Romantic Futurism

MILAN, Jan 21, 2010 / FW/ — Velvet and neoprene, pinstripe jacket and jogging pants in jersey… the Giorgio Armani gent is changing but he still insists on impeccable tailoring. Fresh from wardrobing the most number of male attendees in formal tuxedo during the recently concluded Golden Globe Award, Italian …
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Etro Men Fall 2010: Juxtaposition

MILAN, Jan 21, 2010 / FW/ — With a bigger than life image of an owl presiding on the runway, first thing that came to mind was that the show must include a plea to save an endangered species of own, a logical thought because a lot of owls are …
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DSquared2 Men Fall 2010: Going to Cult Territory

MILAN, Jan 21, 2010 / FW/ — With the cult movie “Rocky Horror Picture Show” as inspiration, Dean & Dan Caten entitled their menswear Fall 2010 catwalk presentation the “Hockey Horror DSquared Show” which surprisingly, the title is partly a parody about themselves. (Being Canadians, Dean & Dan are expected …
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Versace Men Fall 2010: Light Years Ahead

MILAN, Jan 20, 2010 / FW/ — Unlike “Avatar” where humans had to travel 5 light years to experience the future, Versace fans can stay on planet earth to experience fashion that is light years ahead of the competition. Inspired by the highly anticipated “Tron Legacy” movie (in theaters Dec …
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Gucci Men Fall 2010: A Sensible Gucci

MILAN, Jan 19, 2010 / FW/ — We had been so used seeing rock & roll and avant-garde from Gucci that seeing sensible dressing that would even be accepted inside the Washington beltway was a complete surprise! (gasp!) But, if you look back far enough, you will see that Gucci …
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Salvatore Ferragamo Men Fall 2010: Pampas Nomads

MILAN, Jan 19, 2010 / FW/ — With nomadic as a key style that we constantly see on the catwalk, Massimiliano Giornetti, creative director of Salvatore Ferragamo took the pampas route and focused on the gaucho, the partly nomadic South American cowboys. Like their North American counterparts, the gauchos move …
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Vivienne Westwood Men Fall 2010: Derelict!

MILAN, Jan 19, 2010 / FW/ — For those who still remember Zoolander, then you should also recall that the name of the collection that Derek Zoolander was modeling was “Derelict”, fashion for the homeless, for those who missed this comedic movie about the fashion world. Last Sunday, Vivienne Westwood …