Milan Fashion Week A/W 2008-9: Gucci, Roberto Cavalli, Emilio Pucci
Overnight Gucci questioned whether boho was really over with a decidedly folkish collection mixed in with elements of hippydom. The show opened with a series of velvet trousers teamed with fringed knee-high boots before moving onto Cossak dresses and fur coats tied at the waist with studded belts. At the Roberto Cavalli show, the vibe was much softer with pretty floral dresses fit for a '50s screen queen such as Natalie Wood, who was his inspiration. It was easy to forget that this was, in fact, an A/W collection. While at this morning's Emilio Pucci show, Matthew Williamson gave maxi gowns the geometric print once-over, also working in fur trimmings and bright coats to keep the Pucci name alive and kicking.
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