Milan Fashion Week is only a mere 6 day event, but the overflowing creativity and influence it has on the industry leaves us all in high anticipation. Last year the impact of technology consuming our daily lives finally caught up with the minds behind some of the top brands such as Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana. The last Gucci show started with two models appearing to be holding a replica of their head as they walked down the runway towards a hi-tech operating room. Alessandro Michele, designer of Gucci, wanted to incorporate a philosophical approach to the show, uniquely expressing his opinion on what social media is doing to our minds. Dolce & Gabbana caught everyone’s attention, flying in their latest handbag with the help of drones. The shock factor was clearly real from the audience. The most important takeaway from the previous Milan Fashion Week, was that the lifestyle of the consumers had finally cracked the traditional stereotypes of how fashion is presented, and most importantly worn.
Although there were no flying robots this time around, Milan Fashion Week was definitely one to talk about after it came to a close September 25th. Wild prints, vibrant colors, and controversial silhouettes are always key notes to expect for the unique brands showing, but a far more deeper meaning behind the fashion was the inspiration. We all presume runway shows are somewhat cold, as model after model appears behind a curtain. There faces are ghostly and emotionless even though they are wearing some of the most influential garments for the coming year. No, this time was different – at least for Dolce & Gabbana. Domenico Dolce featured models of many different ages, genders, and skin tones. Some walked in a group and some by themselves. The concept of “fashion is community” was evident and very relatable.
Like Jeremy Scott, the Moschino designer who also features a variety of models, said “It takes all colors.” The fantastic fabrics and prints were exceptional across the board as always, some of the top being Gucci, Moschino, and Emporio Armani. The structures seemed to be more inspired by the everyday women on the go. Yet all designers have stuck to their roots regarding aesthetic, but it’s refreshing to see the inspiration coming from the consumers more and more often. Below are some of our favorite celebrity spottings in Milan over the past week.
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