MILAN FASHION WEEK A’W: DAY 3
Day 3 at Milan Fashion saw designers with varied fashion statements on the runway. While Karl Lagerfeld celebrated five decades at Fendi with an opulent collection, Jeremy Scott showcased a collection for Moschino that came straight out of Cartoon Network! Here’s a brief rundown of some of the designers who showcased their collection at MFW AW’2015-2016:
Blugirl: The collection seemed to have a vintage appeal as models in curls and red lips strutted the ramp. The colour palette was set in shades of pale blue, grey, red, navy-blue, cream, caramel and white. In some of her pieces, the designer showcased elegant school-girl looks as the models wore navy blue jacket paired with a plaid skirt and a white winged-tip shirt. Other looks showcased her as a grown confident woman in the initial few pieces with smart tailored suits with tones of blue. Luxurious fur was showcased in jackets and coats. The collection featured geometric prints and floral prints in outfits of varying hemlines. There was a dazzle of metallic champagne gold in regular-fit pants and flared pants. The overall look was accessorized with a pair of oxfords.
Fendi: Under the creative direction of the unstoppable force Karl Lagerfeld, the designer celebrated five decades of loyalty in the Italian House of Fashion. From ankle-length fur coats to fur lined collars and sleeves on jackets, the label known to flaunt fur like no other definitely did justice on the runway. Patch-work suede and fur in varying shades definitely stood out on the runway. The colour palette was set in neutrals like cream, white, shades of brown, red and black. While there was a minimalistic approach in terms of solid-colour use, focus was paid on the structure and cut of the garments. The show began with ethereal white pieces in subtle off-white tones. These were shown in outfits like the double-breasted coat and the tunic tunic worn over a full sleeve shirt. The show also featured oversized duvet coats. Known for their quirky accessories, the collection also featured sought after Karlito pom-poms and exotic flowers.
Anteprima: The collection was minimalistic in approach with focus paid on the garment construction. The colour palette was set in tones of royal blue, white, black, mustard yellow and shades of grey. While the collection mainly featured solid colours, there were a few floral prints as well. The silhouettes of this particular collection were relaxed and airy. Chunky polo-neck sweaters, cashmere scarves, shearling coats were enough to cozy up the runway. A lot of asymmetric dresses, baggy pants and kimono-sleeved tops were showcased by Anteprima. The overall look was accessorized with back-swept hair and pointed-toe flats.
Cristiano Burani: The garments showcased an amalgamation of tradition and modernity defined by the designer in his own way. The colour palate was pale blue, red, black, caramel, white and grey. Luxurious wintry fabrics like shearling, leather were used. Pleated skirts in varying hemlines, candy-stripes on skirts, dungarees, tops and embellished dresses shone throughout the collection. Fishnets paired with ankle-length boots were used to accessorize the looks. Natural hair with red lips added an effortless chic look.
Daniela Gregis: The collection was a bright and colorful affair as models walked down in colour-drenched graffiti walls. The garments mainly comprised of bright shades like tangerine, blue, red, yellow contrasted against blacks to highlight the vibrancy of the hues. The collection began with a series of dark grey outfits like a single-breasted coat paired with a pleated skirt and a top with a school-girl pleated skirt which gradually moved towards brighter and modern outfits. The designer incorporated laser cutwork from collars to hemlines. Splashes of colour featured in traditional silhouettes like the jacket with the peter-pan collar for example. The highly-lustrous yet crinkled ensembles shown towards the end of the collection were loud and would definitely catch eye-balls.
Moschino: The quirky label currently headed under the creative bubble of Jeremy Scott took us places, from the good-old Cartoon days to the streets with graffiti gowns gone gaga. The designer began with bright and bold shades like green, orange, yellow, blue and purple. The show opened with the Moschino Army donning ankle-length bomber coats, quilted skirts, high-waist pants with tube tops, dungarees accessorized with caps. Up next came, the quirky parade of models dressed in outfits with Cartoon inspired prints like Sylvester and Daffy Duck. Trash Glamour took to the runway with denims, metal shades accessorized with chunky chains and jewelry. Towards the end of the show, Jeremy Scott brought graffiti to life as models walked in the graffiti themed gowns in also colours imaginable.