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It started on January 11th, 2014/2015 Men’s Milan Fashion Week, international festival of ready-to-wear men’s fashion house presented by the most important Italian fashion. Forty fashion show, more than a dozens of presentations, outside fashion catwalks. Milan Design Agenda, got between others thousands journalists and thousand buyers not to mention bloggers, that came from all places….Besides Milan.
The trends follow in the wake of those proposed 85th edition of Pitti Immagine Uomo. Camouflage printing details, search on tailoring coats, double-breasted from the coat, unexpected mix of fabrics, hints rock, new metropolitan gentleman. Even between a thousand attendees, Milan Design Agenda notice that 4 in 7 women, were drawn these clothes to fit on woman.
Here is a short summary of what Milan Design Agenda saw in these first 2 days catwalking:
Minimal hand for fall/winter 2014, Sergio Corneliani honed in on the suit, perfecting and expanding upon the ultimate wardrobe staple.
Showing his second collection for Ermenegildo Zegna, Stefano Pilati sent his men down the catwalk against a backdrop of the universe.
Keeping fall/winter 2014 young and fresh, MSGM creative director Massimo Giorgetti weaved the label’s signature prints into a cohesive lineup for the urban jungle.
Exuding a fearless confidence, Donatella Versace merged theItalian fashion house’s trademark flamboyance with the romantic idea of the cowboy for fall/winter 2014.
Tomas Maier celebrated a younger Bottega Veneta man for today’s show. A breath of fresh air, Maier embraced a certain casualness, presenting relaxed luxury for fall/winter 2014.
Salvatore Ferragamo creative directorMassimiliano Giornetti put the spotlight on inspired by Aztec blankets, with contrasting stripes at the hem and cuffs, faded blots of color woven onto the back, or thick bands of alternating color, such as sage and camel.
Taking in the surfer as this season’s muse, Angela Missoni dressed long slouchy separates in the fashion house’s signature prints.
Trust Miuccia Prada to deliver food for thought alongside a healthy serving of fashion. Her Milan men’s show delivered plenty of both, referencing European culture from the Weimar period up through the early Eighties.