Milan, the last stop before the final stage of the fashion marathon for next winter’s collections. 5 days of shows and a fashion week in mourning of Karl Lagerfeld’s passing.We will highlight Gucci’s show that opened fashion week following its return to Milan after a stopover in Paris. As always a very strong show for the brand and spearhead of the Kering group. Always fast growing results for a collection designed by Alessandro Michele, as always free, audacious, intellectual and a mix of genres.Another important meeting was Moncler Genius, who reinvented their way of designing collections with the presence of 10 designers who reinterpreted their vision of Moncler’s famous puffa jacket. Pierpaolo Piccioli & Lya Kebede add to the new fashion guard alongside Matthew Williams and Richard Quinn.The second day was one of the most awaited, the Fendi show, the day after the announcement of Karl Lagerfelds death. Until the very end, the designer gave his instructions to the teams and his life partner Silvia Fendi. The emotion was palpable on the stage, after more than 50 years of collaboration: a classy silhouette in the image of the designer and a standing ovation forever Karl.Another much-awaited moment was the Prada show, always in the spotlight, as the work of Miuccia Prada is still seen as innovative and impacting. She expresses her idea of romance both sweet and dark.Moschino restores smiles with Jeremy Scott’s quirky and fantastic fashion sense.Milan is well known for its leather expertise with Tod’s, Bottega Veneta (and their return to the spotlight with Daniel Lee’s very first collection), the exuberance of Versace and also a style that reincorporates elegance and chic at the heart of intentions to turn away from sportswear which was seen everywhere in last season’s collections with others following including Dolce & Gabbana and Giorgio Armani, the last “maestro” of Italian Fashion.
Milan Best of: A fashion week mourning the death of Karl Lagerfeld and the return of a certain elegance
Copyright free music: Bandit & Nikit