• Say Goodbye to Gucci's 'Guccification' Come Spring 2020

    1 month ago - By Fashionista

    Gucci closed out Milan Fashion Week on Sunday, a schedule switch-up from previous seasons, as creative director Alessandro Michele traditionally kicks off the string of shows in Italy's fashion capital. But a new time slot was nothing compared to what's ahead for the luxury brand: Come Spring 2020,...
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  • Gucci RTW Spring 2020

    Gucci RTW Spring 2020

    1 month ago - By WWD

    It ended with a wow! On Sunday afternoon, Alessandro Michele closed the Milan season with the wow of restraint, a concept until now antithetical to the Gucci that he awakened from dormancy four years ago in an eruption of heady, madcap overstatement. It was a smart collection, packed with strong, very wearable clothes.
    Upon his arrival at Gucci, Michele bemoaned the speed of fashion and intended to chart a steady, consistent path from season to season. And so he did. With it, he rocked fashion. But there's a time to reap, a time to sew a different kind of clothes. Only a few seasons in...
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  • Nemozena RTW Spring 2020

    1 month ago - By WWD

    “Let's face it: No one has time to go back home to change for an aperitivo at six o'clock,” said Ioanna Solea, the founder and creative director of Nemozena. Hoping to make life easier for women on the go, the designer created a series of reversible garments for spring, which changed not only in color but also in style, whether worn inside or out. For example, a simple cotton shift dress was turquoise with a pleated skirt on one side, and printed with a losange motif with a tie waist on the other. A jacket could be either worn in its bright magenta cotton version or waterproof navy version...
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  • Mr & Mrs Italy RTW Spring 2020

    1 month ago - By WWD

    The brand, founded on vintage or surplus military coats adorned with searingly bright dyed fur, usually has a difficult time with spring - for obvious reasons. But not this season. Working with nylon, technical organdy and cotton velvet, Mr and Mrs Italy turned out a sleek collection with pops of bright color, lots of texture and feathers instead of fur.
    When those April showers arrive in Milan (just in time for the annual Salone del Mobile), few will be able to resist the brand's cool parkas, done in a crinkly technical cotton velvet, some with a swirling white Japanese Ainu print, and...
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