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5 Designers to Know From Milan Fashion Week

For the common consumer, the designer brands that first come to mind are most often the Italian brands that have been established for years. However, what many people do not realize is that most artistic and authentic labels are the ones that are not talked about as frequently as the commercial brands. Here is a list of just a few…

Men’s Spring Summer 2018 Fashion Trends Preview

All eyes in the fashion industry were focused on Milan Men’s Fashion Week where a number of menswear collections were showcased for the upcoming Spring/Summer 2018 season. A wide variety of styles and themes were presented by established and start-up designers who either broke stereotypes by innovation or remained traditional and brought trends of our past back to life in…

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Vionnet in Milan

It seemed only fitting to have the first Vionnet show in Milan hosted at such a magical location of the 15-century Casa Degli Atellani, a vineyard of Leonardo Da Vinci’s. Maybe to make everything even more perfect, you could hear birds chirping in the background to really draw from the inspiration. The flowing effortlessness of long dresses, skirts, and jackets…

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Cold War at Stella Jean

Stella Jean’s Fall Winter 17/18 collection is her interpretation on the Cold War and the relationship between the United States and Russia. The collection has a modern twist on accessories like babushkas, embroidery, and fur hats. Heavy layers, colors, and scenes of pastures clearly depicted the inspiration for the collection. The blend of Russian and American old-world styles allow for…

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Women’s March at Missoni

Watching the Missoni Fall Winter 2017 2018 collection come down the runway just puts a smile on your face. Not only because of the bold prints, but because designer Angela Missoni takes into account the current state of femininity. The designer used these eccentric prints on high-neck knits, long coats, and skirts in fine materials paired with kitten-heeled leather boots….

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Piccione Piccione Mystic Wood

  The inspiration of the collection Fall Winter 2017 2018 PICCIONE.PICCIONE collection comes from the classical mythology painted by the brush strokes of  John William Waterhouse and the garden of the Hesperides of Botticelli. A mysterious clearing, lying in a tangled forest of branches, at dusk suddenly is filled with beautiful creatures and full of grace. These are the Salvatore…

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Vivetta inside the 40s Circus Glamour

Backstage at Vivetta I was feeling happy. The reason was that as soon as I entered the first thing I saw were the colorful dresses for Winter 2017 2018 and I love myself some color to fight the gray days of the Milan winter. Vivetta has been on my fashion radar for a while, and it is one of the…

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Vivetta Colorful Lips

Backstage at Vivetta there was a happy atmosphere. Models were rocking their colorful lips done by the amazing MAC Cosmetics team. It was really a daring look if you think this was the runway show for a Fall-Winter collection and that the clothes were already colorful. But daring is what people are in the beauty industry because being boring isn’t an option. …

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San Andres Milano Sueño Surrealista

A surreal journey, dreamy, intimate, which begins in ancient Mexico and reaches our times. Andres Caballero is inspired by ancient Mexico, his birth country, for the San Andres Milano Fall Winter 2017 2018 collection. This time there was no runway show, but an art installation that included dresses and electronic music notes composed exclusively for the brand. This way the…

Francesco Scognamiglio Monochrome

The color palette for the Francesco Scognamiglio Spring Summer 2017 collection was a bit cooler than one might typically expect. Blacks, whites, the occasional strawberry gold metallic and the ever elegant Willow China floral print in blue and white which served as the most spring-esque of the fabric selections. Keeping with this year’s trend, the designs were of a classically…

San Andrès Milano Romantic Tale

Throughout fashion week I was privileged to witness many different shows by several different designers, each having their own personal flair; however, none stood out to me in quite the same way that the San Andrès Milano show did. It stood out to me because of how much love and how much of the actual designer was evident in each piece…

Piccione Piccione Blossoming Girls

Piccione Piccione Spring Summer 2017 paints an epic tale of girls blossoming into women and societies need to preserve their youth, pulling a double reveal, of a woman trapped the guise of a little girl whose mask is really hiding a strong independent woman. The show is meant to give off the air of innocence untouchable, the view someone might…