Skin is most definitely in for the next season.
Ciao bellas! Now that Milan is in full swing, check out some of our favorite looks. The European shows never disappoint beauty-wise, and this season is no exception so far. From the Fendi fur-hawks to Prada‘s drenched damsels, click through to see what’s going on backstage in Italy this week.
Georgia May Jagger may have closed the Just Cavalli show, but it’s her famous dad Mick who inspired the spirit of the collection, which was rock n’ roll to its core.
The past weeks have seen a flurry of SS12 campaigns come pouring in, from Givenchy’s moody beach scenes to Chanel’s acrobats. In the mix, we couldn’t help but notice a few resounding trends, some stranger than others.
On the more expected side of the spectrum are beachy seascapes and smiling models – typical summertime tropes. But more unusual trends are emerging, like models standing around cars. If the auto industry needs a reboot, maybe they should just get Gisele to stand in front of a Chrysler?
Click through our gallery of trends in the spring 2012 campaigns, so far. With ads still to be released from Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen, and Céline, there are sure to be some more kooky trends, though maybe none as weird as Helena Bonham-Carter’s sickly spots for Marc Jacobs… We’ll just have to wait and find out.
Metallics were shining brightly on the runways of Milan this past week, continuing a trend we saw in London and New York before that. While the word “metallic” usually means hard and shiny, the offerings on the runways were decidedly more soft and fluid. Sequins added shine to the brighter colored garments in many of Read more →
MILAN–Even though Emporio Armani‘s Spring/Summer 2011 collection was dedicated to the “fancy girl” and a (butchered) version of Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wild Side,” opened the show, Emporio Armani was anything but wild and fancy. The collection was chic work wear: Pewter and titanium shift dresses that were belted, structured skirts paired with cropped tailored blazers, and tiered chiffon dresses and tops that recalled the underside of jellyfish. The stand-out feature of the collection was a stretch tulle knee-length skirt seen under just about every skirted look in shades of gray. It added interest and edge to the otherwise sensibly chic collection.