Category: Milan

Milan Runway Shows

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 …
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Neil Barrett Men Fall 2010: Iconic Hybrid

MILAN, Jan 19, 2010 / FW/ — Entitled “Iconic Hybrid”, the Neil Barrett menswear Fall 2010 collection is a shining example of mixing textures and different types of fabrics. Think of it as texture blocks, similar to the way we see color blocks. What is interesting here is that Neil …
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Haute Men Fall 2010: Masculine Elegance

MILAN, Jan 19, 2010 / — For Fall 2010, it is all about masculine elegance at Haute. Inspired by the movies of James Ivory and Jane Campion in Portrait of a Lady, there are undercurrents of sexuality suggested by the luxe fabrics. Velvet plays the key role: “ processed and …
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Dirk Bikkembergs Men Fall 2010: Extreme Altitude

MILAN, Jan 18, 2010 / FW/ — Inspiration comes from unexpected places. While shooting the 2010 Dirk Bikkembergs Sport Couture (DBSC) advertising campaign at the Andes last July 2009, designer Dirk Bikkembergs experienced extreme temperatures first hand. Getting back home in Europe, global warming was making the headlines on a …
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Giuliano Fujiwara Men Fall 2010: The Art of War

MILAN, Jan 18, 2010 / FW/ — Staying within the military-inspired trend for Fall 2010, Masataka Matsumura was inspired by the samurai warrior who by nature appreciates how fragile all forms of life is but has to wage war because it his duty. It’s this delicate balance between life and …
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Prada Men Fall 2010: Victor / Victoria

MILAN, Jan 18, 2010 / FW/ — Trust Miuccia Prada to do things her way on the runway and set her own trend while seemingly following one. With the military-inspired look as a very strong trend here in Milan, it was not surprising that Miuccia Prada sent out camouflage coats …