Today we’re talking about one of the top locations whenever Milan Design Week comes around: we’re talking about the 5vie district, known as a cultural stronghold in the heart of Milan. In this article, we’re pretty much talking about one of the oldest but also emerging districts of Milan. Named after […]
The recently deceased Alessandro Mendini was without a doubt a key figure in Italian architecture, design, and illustration. Born in Milan in 1931 Mendini has left us with an everlasting influence that will continue to inspire many artists worldwide. Mendini had an intense and influential 60-year career, being a key figure in […]
After a quick review of 19th September highlights, at Milan Fashion Week Spring/summer 2014, it’s time to bring to you a double review, with a resumé of what happened at Milan Fashion Week main stage, on 20th and 21st of September.
Emporio Armani – Italian Ice
The Emporio Armani girl this season was one of those girls who looks totally chic, seemingly without even trying. That gamine who looks feminine and smart regardless of whether she’s wearing a skirt or a suit. …Even if she has crazy super tight ringlets atop her head–as Armani’s girls did.
Antonio Marras – Midsummer Night’s Dream Girl
Former Kenzo creative director Antonia Marras really brought us into his world for spring 2014. First off, there were people in full makeup and costume playing string instruments at the entrance, surrounded by shrubbery. They looked like they could have been plucked from an A Midsummer Night’s Dream cast, having been made up to look somewhere between human and animal.
Flower prints at Versace created a grungy effect, appearing on black T-shirts worn with skintight shorts. Designer Donatella Versace sported one of the black biker T-shirts for her customary appearance at the end of the show, after models strutted down the runway to the track “Versace” by U.S. rappers Migos featuring Drake.
Bottega Veneta – Smart Proportions
In a season filled with light, delicate looks, Bottega Veneta’s Tomas Maier managed to create springy wares with substantial weight to them–a testament to his and the house’s longstanding skills with fabric and tailoring.
Roberto Cavalli- Cavalli-Wood
Roberto Cavalli sought to entertain with his spring 2014 collection for his namesake line. And entertainment seemed to be his inspiration, with movie lights shining down on his models and booming, cinematic music setting the scene.
For those, who did not see the first day highlights, you can see it, clicking here.