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Cividini -

POSH PATCHWORK Milan: Cividini made a strong case for Fall layering with a collection of full of clean lines and clever combinations of print and texture. Jackets, sweaters and skirts managed to look clean despite being cleverly piled on, and patterns made an impact against soft greys and pale yellows. — Shannon Davenport Key Items: Cropped jackets / Double breasted coats / Cardigans ...
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Roberto Cavalli -

FLAPPERS' DELIGHT Milan: Roberto Cavalli looked to the 1920s for inspiration for his fall collection, mixing opulent flapper dresses with his signature flared printed pants and animal-print separates. A dramatic flame motif appeared toward the show's end, an appropriate addition for the flamboyant designer.  – Joanna Manganaro Key Items: Flapper dresses / Flared pants / Ruanas / Fur coats / Printed silk blouses ...
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Roberto Cavalli F/W 2014

Bottega Veneta -

ARTISTIC SENSIBILITY Milan: Creative Director Tomas Maier put together a collection for Bottega Veneta that was a beautiful combination of tailoring, fabric manipulation and soft, graceful lines juxtaposed against graphic geometry. The focus was on fluid dresses, which created an air of movement throughout the line up of wool crepes, silk georgette and jerseys. – Lizzy Bowring Key Looks: Turtleneck sweaters / Loose pleated ...
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Ermanno Scervino -

SOFT SEDUCTION Milan: Spongy wool coatings, plush fur, shearling and soft angora were among the materials Ermanno Scervino used to create his fall collection. They lent a gentle element to his signature sexy looks, making them feel appealing and new. – Joanna Manganaro Key Items: Shearling coats / Figure-hugging dresses / Diamond patterned sweaters / Turtlenecks / Short shorts Color: Champagne / Camel / ...
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Ermanno Scervino F/W 2014

Versace -

MILITARY FEMME Milan: Donatella Versace showed a restrained collection for Fall 2014, crafting feminine, body-conscious dresses, elegant patterned furs and stovepipe suiting punctuated by glamorous military-style buttons and fringed epaulettes. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Body conscious dresses / Turtlenecks / Stovepipe trousers / Slim suiting / Fitted jackets / Bias-cut slip dresses / Patterned fur coats Color: Black / White / Periwinkle / ...
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Les Copains -

KNIT TEXTURES Milan: As Les Copains' newly appointed creative director, Graeme Black maintained the house's knitwear heritage with a collection of sweater silhouettes in a variety of textures and motifs. A small assortment of tailored looks featured dimensional details, while butterfly imagery, in the form of intarsias, embellishment or lasercutting, added interest to the all-neutral color palette. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Intarsia ...
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Emporio Armani -

DEMURE DECO Milan: A subtle Art Deco influence permeated Giorgio Armani's Emporio Armani collection this season. The inspiration appeared in the form of menswear-inspired silhouettes, geometric accessories and a minimal palette of black and white. Little shift dresses, detachable collars and pearl embellishments lent the tailored assortment a demure, feminine touch. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Fuzzy sweater / Culottes / Velvet shift ...
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Aigner -

REFLECTIVE TEXTURE Milan: Sheer panels and graphic fractal outlines made for a highly textured collection from Aigner, with shiny materials, gold hardware and bold metal embellishments creating a strong, reflective message. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Turtlenecks / Pencil skirts / Full skirt dresses / Leather bustiers / Full trousers / Halter gowns Color: Black / Gold / Ruby / Nude / Rose / ...
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Iceberg -

TECHNO MODE Milan: Technical wovens, structured knits and plastic details gave Iceberg designer Alexis Martial's F/W 14 collection a futuristic feel. A neutral palette was accented by synthetic brights and metallic silver, while straightforward silhouettes looked directional with added elements like attached pleats, sheer veils and tinted PVC panels. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Turtleneck / Pleated-panel skirt / Chunky sweater dress / Structured ...
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Etro -

FOLK STORY Milan: Veronica Etro looked to folkloric inspirations this season and, combined with the house's signature scarf prints, resulted in a richly eclectic collection of layered textures and motifs. Heavy wools featured dense embroidery, cossack blouses and peasant dresses were cut in airy silks and Mongolian lamb furs provided plush warmth. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Intarsia sweater / Chiffon cossack blouse ...
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Tod’s -

CLEAN + CONTEMPORARY Milan: For her second collection for Tod's, creative director Alessandra Facchinetti presented a range of clean, contemporary looks. Precise geometric patterns – including an eye-catching windowpane print – harmonized with the spare, structured silhouettes. The compelling offering is sure to call more attention to the ready-to-wear section of the company best known for its luxe loafers. – Joanna Manganaro Key ...
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Tod's F/W 2014

Blumarine -

EXOTIC FAR EAST Milan: Anna Molinari presented a luxurious take on traditional Far Eastern inspirations this season. Luxe materials like silk, velvet and fur combined with Asian floral jacquards and metallic embroideries in a jewel-toned collection of mini silhouettes. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Silk mini dress / Leather set / Jacquard wrap skirt / Silk tuxedo / Fur coat Color: Black / White / ...
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Luisa Beccaria -

TRUE ROMANCE Milan: For fall, Luisa Beccaria presented a collection that is sure to please her clientele. With lace-trimmed dresses, pretty floral prints, intricate embellishments and outstanding evening gowns, the show offered the romance and opulence that one has come to expect from her label. – Joanna Manganaro Key Items: Full skirts / Lace-trimmed coats / Fit-and-flare dresses / Lace dresses / Evening ...
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Luisa Beccaria F/W 2014

Sportmax -

CLEAR CUT PRECISION Sportmax: For Fall 2014, the designers behind the Sportmax brand put together a refined collection of streamlined shapes that bore a slight reference to both military and equestrian influences. The line-up consisted of fabric blocking, color blocking, abstract painterly prints and precisely cut silhouettes: all the key components for a successful fall season. – Lizzy Bowring Key Items: Tubular ...
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MILAN: Fashion Week for Foodies

We’re halfway through fashion month and the food, the cocktails and the parties are still going strong. For those in Milan this week, these foodie hotspots are the latest hangouts of the see-and-be-seen crowd.
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