The apple never falls too far from the tree. Friday witnessed the unveiling of Plan C, and the debut collection of Carolina Castigloni, the daughter of Consuelo Castigloni, the much-acclaimed founding designer Marni.
Though this Thursday evening’s Prada catwalk show was ultimately about selling clothes, it also managed to be a telling political statement, at a moment when politics is central to most conversations in Italy.
Nicola Brognano, the young Italian designer who recently received investment from Manifattura Paoloni, revealed a lively, summery collection at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, confirming his status as one to watch.
London Fashion Week may have banned fur from its catwalks, but here in Milan Fendi certainly is staying true to its favorite raw material, particularly in the elegant and inventive show it staged on Thursday afternoon.
A year into their tenure as creative directors at Jil Sander, husband and wife team Luke and Lucie Meier built their collection around contrasts this season, placing particular emphasis on accessories.
If a man is tired of London he is tired of life, Samuel Johnson once wrote. But it was hard to be anything other than excited by this long weekend of London fashion, with designers offering some brilliant ideas.