• Luisa Beccaria RTW Spring 2019

    2 monthes ago - By WWD

    Luisa Beccaria took advantage of the unseasonably warm weather in Milan by staging her show outdoors. Guests gathered in the park behind the neoclassical Villa Reale, where the designer had laid out white parasols to shield them from the blazing sun.
    It proved the perfect setting for her garden-themed spring collection, which played off the contrast between geometric trellis patterns and rambling floral motifs.
    The lattice theme played out in guises ranging from a woven waffle iron pattern on stiff princess gowns to a watery hand-painted check on a pastel organza blouse. It was echoed, on...
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  • Mr & Mrs Italy RTW Spring 2019

    2 monthes ago - By WWD

    The company famous for its high-low mix of fur and old Army coats and jackets dialed down the fluff for spring, and put the focus on military shapes and symbols and light fabrics such as silk and nylon. It was a compact, elegant collection featuring a chic moiré silk bomber in Army green and a host of T-shirts, some with thick, raggedy-edged ribbons zigzagging down the front. Sandals, too, were adorned with distressed fabric and military-style medallions on the front. A print made from medallions, medals and ceremonial ribbons wound its way around the collection, landing on a shirt dress...
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  • Anteprima RTW Spring 2019

    2 monthes ago - By WWD

    “Life in plastic is fantastic” was one of the lines of Aqua's dance-pop hit song “Barbie Girl.” Anteprima creative director Izumi Ogino could not agree more. For spring, the brand, which is known for its creative bags crafted from plastic beads, brought the material into ready-to-wear. The result was definitely young and fun.
    She employed plastic for a cute hooded rain coat, a pencil skirt worn with a glittering sleeveless hoodie, and for the back of a sporty T-shirt dress. Athleticism was actually one of the biggest themes in the lineup, which included a range of sweatshirts, track pants...
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