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Milan Fashion Week

It’s time for Italy’s big fashion players to take to the international stage, and at Milan Fashion Week you’re guaranteed a super-glamorous, high-octane set of shows. See what the likes of Prada, Armani, Dolce & Gabbana and Gucci have on offer for the new season as we bring you our top picks, show videos and reports as they happen.

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Go mod for Louis Vuitton Spring 2013

It's pretty difficult to do something we haven't seen before with a runway show. But trust Marc Jacobs to pull it off for Louis Vuitton's Spring 2013 collection. The set featured four working escalators painted in a... Read more »

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Front Row at Milan Fashion Week

Being the most far flung, Milan Fashion Week doesn't draw quite the international celebrity that the more centralized New York, London and Paris events garner. In my opinion, this is a good thing! We get tired of the same faces... Read more »

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Drama at Gianfranco Ferre's SS13 show

The Gianfranco Ferre Spring 2013 show was mired in bad news for the fashion house. Reports started surfacing before the show of a struggle between the current owners - the Paris Group - and Italian state commissioners. One... Read more »

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Giorgio Armani's cosmic SS13 collection

"The world of Armani is multi-faceted, as if observed through a kaleidoscope that separates, refracts and illuminates" As Giorgio Armani closed the weekend at Milan Fashion Week , we couldn't help but look up at the stars... Read more »

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A more graceful Roberto Cavalli for Spring 2013

Milan is really out Milan-ing itself this season. The Spring 2013 Roberto Cavalli show was full of the ornate Italian details we've come to expect, updated by delicate and ethereal elements that came as a more than pleasant... Read more »

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DSquared too literal with their references in SS13 collection

Oh Dean and Dan. A tongue-in-cheek reference to a super recognizable element from another brand can be amusing. But a parade of them which overshadow your own designs just seems a bit lazy and amateurish. DSquared is... Read more »

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Donatella looks to the future with Versace & Versus

As Milan Fashion Week passed relentlessly through the weekend, we're still thinking about one woman's work on Friday - Donatella Versace . The 57-year-old Italian designer showed both sides of her creativity (and her... Read more »

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N°21 at Milan Fashion Week

Over the last few years, Italian designer Alessandro Dell'Acqua has had quite the rollercoaster ride. After stepping down from his eponymous self-titled label in 2009, he decided to launch N°21 (inspired by his birthday and... Read more »

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Fendi mixes it up at Milan Fashion Week A/W 2012

It was a mixed bag at the Fendi Autumn / Winter 2012-13 show yesterday. Karl Lagerfeld threw the rule book out as he mixed a variety of colours, fabrics and textures throughout the presentation of the ready-to-wear... Read more »

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A colorful collection from Prada at Milan Fashion Week A/W 2012

The highly anticipated Prada show today (streaming very slowly on their Facebook page and homepage) started out dark and detailed and went through almost the entire color wheel by the time the last model stalked the... Read more »

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Alberta Ferretti sets the mood at Milan Fashion Week A/W 2012

Widely renowned for her light, heavenly evening gowns, Alberta Ferrett i showed us a rare darker side at the presentation of her Autumn / Winter 2012 ready-to-wear collection in Milan. Gone were the sweet, girlie gowns and... Read more »

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Gucci's romantic gesture at Milan Fashion Week A/W 2012

The dark romanticism of Gucci was unleashed upon the catwalk on the opening day of Milan Fashion Week yesterday. Frida Giannini delved into her love of the pre-Raphaelite era in creating her Autumn / Winter 2012-13... Read more »

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Gucci celebrates 90th anniversary with museum opening

It is big year for Gucci. Not only is the fashion house celebrating its 90th anniversary, they have just opened their own museum in Florence. The Gucci Museo is situated in a 14th century palazzo off the Piazza della... Read more »

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Milan Fashion Week Spring 2012: Giorgio Armani

Fine tailoring, luxurious fabrics and shimmery colours were high on Giorgio Armani's list when creating his Spring/Summer 2012 collection. The designer took all the colours of a mother of pearl (e.g. blues, greys,... Read more »

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Gwyneth's Pucci Emmy gown was a preview of the house's Spring 2012 collection

It's always exciting when someone wears a design hot off the runway, but it's pretty unheard of for a star to get a gown a full week before it debuts on the catwalk! But that seems to be what happened when Gwyneth Paltrow... Read more »

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Milan Fashion Week Spring / Summer 2012 - Versus

Donatella Versace and Christopher Kane took their inspiration from American teenagers ( much like Prada ) for the Versus show, with cheerleader dresses, warm-up jackets and sporty touches evident throughout the collection.... Read more »

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Milan Fashion Week Spring 2012: Just Cavalli

For his younger, more contemporary line Roberto Cavalli wasn't about to stray too far from what he knows best. The Just Cavalli label may have changed ownership since last season, but Cavalli wasn't about to forgo his... Read more »

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Milan Fashion Spring 2012: Emporio Armani

Bucking the current trends of colours and quirky prints, Giorgio Armani went classic French chic with Emporio Armani's SS12 collection. Within the mostly black-and-white collection, Armani unveiled boater hats,... Read more »

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Milan Fashion Week Spring 2012: Versace

For her Spring/Summer 2012 collection, Donatella Versace does what Donatella Versace does best - glamour. Only this time, she found her inspiration under the sea with sequin starfish, studded seahorse motifs and mermaid... Read more »

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Milan Fashion Week Spring 2012: D&G

For their last outing with their secondary line, D&G, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana weren't about to let the label quietly depart. Instead, the designer duo went loud with bold and busy prints tearing up the... Read more »