The house of Etro will return to the Milan menswear catwalk season this June, after a three-season hiatus where the brand only staged presentations, in a significant boost for the Italian men's season.
Montserrat Álvarez has created a line of artisanal handbags decorated with ceramics and shells now selling at Barneys, The Webster and Galeries Lafayette, and launched a collaboration with Comme des Garçons.
Milan expects to host nearly 500,000 visitors on April 8-14 for the huge, city-wide event, an incredible opportunity for fashion and luxury labels to present countless projects and special initiatives.
According to a study by McKinsey & Co. for the Italian Fashion Chamber, presented on Tuesday in Milan, sustainability has an increasingly decisive influence on buyers’ choices, from retailers to end consumers.
In Milan the parting farewell generally addressed to a friend by the Milanese is "buon lavoro," literally "good work," which after a very busy week in the Italian fashion capital, summed up the mood and the style here.
Versace went to the stock market Friday night in Milan, for a runway show and not a flotation. Referencing all the house's codes and starring two generations of uber models, this was a great performance from Donatella.
Milan’s big debut this season was at Bottega Veneta, where young British designer Daniel Lee presented a punchy, tough-chic fashion statement, riffing and revolutionizing many of the codes of this brand.