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Just Cavalli -

FESTIVAL FIRENZE Milan: For his young contemporary line Just Cavalli, Roberto Cavalli picked up on the upcoming festival season frenzy, with a playfully bohemian collection peppered with references to the '60s and '70s. Color and print made a serious splash, with collaged graphics popping against faded fluorescent hues and fringed trim hammered the inspiration home. — Shannon Davenport   Key Items: Patchwork furs ...
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Andrea Incontri -

ON AND OFF DUTY Milan: Andrea Incontri's latest collection mixed military references with playful, feminine items, as if the designer was imagining what a sexy military woman would wear, both on and off duty. Highlights included graphic striped knits and quirky, abstract printed separates. – Joanna Manganaro Key Items: Striped knits / Printed separates / Military-inspired coats and jackets Color: Khaki / Olive / ...
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Andrea Incontri F/W 2014

Blugirl -

SWEET + SEXY Milan: For fall, Blugirl's Anna Molinari revisited the late '60s, offering babydoll dresses, flared pants and paisley prints. Though many of the looks had a sense of innocence, Molinari did not forget the sex appeal. Hemlines were sky-high, furs were flashy and the show concluded with a shot of lamé. – Joanna Manganaro Key Items: Fur coats / Babydoll dresses ...
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Blugirl F/W 2014

Max Mara -

GOING GRUNGE Milan: Max Mara creative director Ian Griffiths was having a '90s moment for fall. Long layered silhouettes, fuzzy Kurt Cobain sweaters and plenty of plaid gave the collection its flavor. The Anglo-Scottish theme made perfect references for the conservative label, in sophisticated tailoring and show-stopping coats – all safe bets to please his clientele. – Joanna Manganaro Key Items: Luxe puffa ...
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Max Mara F/W 2014

Angelo Marani -

ART CLASS Milan: Celebrating traditional Italian femininity was the mission at Angelo Marani this season, with a wide array of silhouettes that ranged from nipped and tailored to long and flowing. Prints and patterns were inspired by late 19th century art movements, including Art Deco and French impressionism. — Shannon Davenport Key Items: Longline moto jackets / Fitted sheaths / Side slit skirts ...
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Simonetta Ravizza -

FOREVER FUR Milan: Luxury fur label Simonetta Ravizza’s Fall girl was a romantic bohème, with a moody palette of blackened greens, browns and blues. Furs were mixed, matched, printed and patched and often paired with leather, showcasing the versatility and depth of a range of high-end hides. — Shannon Davenport   Key Items: Gathered midi skirts / Tailored sheaths / Collarless coats / ...
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Alberta Ferretti -

FOREST FAIRY MILAN: Alberta Ferretti’s emphasis on rich surface texture in a warm, autumnal palette seemed to be inspired by the serenity of the forest. Whimsical motifs, such as tree braches and birds, decorated softly tailored shapes that were trimmed in delicate feathers. — Marissa Stuart Key Items:  Clutch coats / Shift dresses / Strapless dresses / A-line dresses / Princess cut dresses/ ...
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Francesco Scognamiglio -

STRICT UTILITY Milan: Francesco Scognamiglio sent forth an edited combination of masculine tailored suits, utilitarian staples and feminine looks for Fall 2014. Hourglass-shaped fur coats with bold sculpted shoulders stood out adding drama to the collection. – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: Fur coats / Tailored suits / Utility outerwear / Bomber jackets / Cropped pants / Bralettes / Ovoid sweaters / Mini skirts / ...
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No. 21 -

RESTRAINED GLAMOUR MILAN:  Alessandro Dell’Acqua’s F/W 14 collection for No.21 exuded a quiet sense of glamour with a charming balance between luxurious embellishments, such as frothy feathers or beaded fringe, paired with masculine tailoring. — Marissa Stuart Key Items:  Rounded coats / Space-dyed cardigans / Asymmetrical straight skirts / Sequined tops / Fine gauge tanks / Knee-length tailored coats / Fine-gauge knits ...
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Fausto Puglisi -

NEW YORK, NEW YORK Milan: Fausto Puglisi presented a colorful collection centered around abstract geometric prints and illustrations of the Statue of Liberty. Updated variations of his trademark structured skirts and motorcycle jackets appeared alongside of-the-moment fluid skirts paired with sweatshirt silhouettes. – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: Mini skirts / Shell tops / Button-front blouses / Just-below-the-knee skirts / Leotards / Cropped pants / Graphic ...
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Gucci -

SHORT + SWEET Milan: There was a a minimalist and a sexy modern '60s vibe about the Fall collection that Gucci creative director Frida Giannini sent out on the catwalk. Giannini said the motivation was "a longing for precision, clean lines with precious materials and a new colour palette." There were tailored pieces, double-breasted coats, silk shirts, boxy furs and plenty of leather–here ...
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Byblos -

FUTURISTIC NOSTALGIA Milan: Creative director Manuel Facchini’s Fall mood boards were filled with sweeping satellite imagery of the Earth, and the space-generated graphics were used as a focal point for the collection. Mixed with the futuristic feeling was a vintage sensibility inspired by Marie Antoinette, expressed through thick corsets and poufy skirts. — Shannon Davenport Key Items: Printed sweatshirts / Skater skirts / ...
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Runway Trend Alert — Blue Note -

Muted blue eyeshadows with a subtle tinge of aqua add a unique pop of color on mostly bare faces. Highly pigmented hues fully cover the lid or carefully line the lower waterline, while sheer versions fade around the edges.
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Meadham Kirchhoff -

TWISTED LADY London: Indie label Meadham Kirchhoff presented their disco twist on ladylike society staples like the Chanel-style skirt suit, tie-neck blouses and tiered lace gowns. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Skirt suits / Sheer blouses / Prim blazers / Tiered lace gowns / Pencil skirts Color: Lavender / Black / Mint / Pale pink / Cream / Russian blue / Cherry / Banana ...
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Fashion East -

NEW GUARD London: Three designers presented as part of the Fall Fashion East program. For Ashley Williams it was 70s-influenced child-like animal graphics, patchworking and oversized denim, while Lou Alsop looked to punky layered shorts, monochrome graphics and unfinished chiffon. Finally, Helen Lawrence’s laser-cut felt tunics, mohair trousers and dark chambray pieces were simultaneously sophisticated and deconstructed. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Apron ...
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