At Milan Fashion Week, many Italian designers declared war on austerity in favor of overtly luxe looks.
Whereas London was all about playing with color, Milan felt distinctly romantic.
Yep, those are real flames.
Never mind the global recession: the princes of Italy never had it this good.
The flames made for an exciting backdrop (one that called to mind The Hunger Games) that suited the hot hot hot collection the designer showed for fall.
Shine, glitter, ostentatiousness and sex -- Italian designers are not ones to play against type.
He's the latest designer to follow in the footsteps of the Prize's first winners, Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld.
"This is about taking something trashy and making something that you’ll treasure forever," said the designer backstage of his fall 2014 collection for the house.
Tyler and Lauren face off on Moschino's polarizing collection.
In the film "The Devil Wears Prada," there is a montage of runway images when the protagonist, Andrea, first arrives in Paris for Fashion Week, and it seems ineffably glamourous. As a first-timer, Milan Fashion Week feels like that.