Saturday, 30 June 2012
Thursday, 28 June 2012
Keeping the spirit of Mediterranean spring alive, Giannini presented a collection of sleek jackets, monochromatic suits, tapered pants, knit wears and foulard shirts in a blazing and energetic color palette of apple green, crimson red, cobalt, lemon, electric & sky blue, burnt orange & turquoise to name a few. Other key pieces were double breasted jacket, which were fitted around the waist that added lot more structure to this smart and youthful line up, black tux for the evening and net stitched polo bringing in a feeling of lightness to the collection. Raffia and cotton with washed effect perfectly complements this cheerful and cruise ready collection.
Wednesday, 27 June 2012
For Etro’s Spring/Summer 2013, Kean Etro took his inspiration from Indian men’s traditional wardrobe. As i mentioned earlier in few of my posts, India and its rich heritage of arts & crafts, prints, textile, vibrant colours & fabric story is definitely becoming an immense source of inspiration for some of the well known global design houses.
Tuesday, 26 June 2012
Christopher Bailey, the creative director of Burberry goes shiny and vibrant with his collection for Spring /Summer 2013. Breaking the norms of signature earthy tones, Bailey opts for bright metallic designs in the colour palette of pink, cyber blue, orange & fuchsia - something that breaks the monotony of a dull rainy season.
The Medusa House did it again. The signature Gianni style in the collection instantly takes you back to the 90s when the Versace element was it its peak. The collection with a strong feel of adrenaline rush was an ode to Donatella’s hero whom she described as a “Pugilist - Part Rocky, part Elvis, part Mr. T,".
Monday, 25 June 2012
Euro Crunch, Financial Crisis ? Well, there is no denying that the global market is definitely going through a phase of gloom however the on going Milan Fashion Week is definitely bringing in a positive message of hope and bright days ahead. Look at Salvatore Ferragamo's vibrant and colourful collection for Spring 2013. The collection is energetic, youthful and refreshing. It looked like as if the entire runaway was painted with vibrant colours of life and the beautiful world that we live in.
Sunday, 24 June 2012
With its easy going and relaxed silhouette, Bottega Veneta’s Spring 2013 line up was a celebration of spirit of freedom. The key pieces of the collection by Tomas Maier were the loose pullover tunic tops something that also resembled the ethnic Indian Kurta, single and double breasted jackets, slim fitting suits with faded floral prints which looked like stains, tunic with lace up details at the neck and fringes at the bottom & knitwear.
A wonderfully refreshing concept by Dolce & Gabbana to use non-professional models - students, waiter, lifeguard, fisherman, barber, house painter and unemployed , ranging from 11 to 43 years of age, who came all the way from Sicily to walk the ramp for their Spring/Summer 2013 show in Milan. A Sicilian live band in traditional costume, complete with mandolins and tambourines played the folk music which brought Sicily to the runway of Milan.