That’s a wrap on Milan fashion week. From cartoon ponies to uber-supers, here are the week’s standout sartorial moments.
It’s hard to imagine a more ’grammable moment than Versace’s closer, which reunited OG supermodels Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer, Helena Christensen and Carla Bruni. Their metal mesh gowns were a tribute to the late Gianni Versace, who was known for similar designs.
It’s Angela Missoni’s 20th year as creative director of Missoni, and she celebrated the anniversary in style. Her collection showcased see-through knits in the house’s signature stripes and zigzags. Off the runway, she threw a bumping after-party and was honored at the annual AmfAR Gala.
Street style standout
People can’t get enough of Gucci. Fans and fashionistas donned the brand from head to toe on the day of its show, but Gucci sprang up throughout the rest of the week, too — sometimes in fanny-pack form.
Moschino designer Jeremy Scott likes his fashion with a side of pop culture. This year, he brought “My Little Pony” to the runway. Badass ballerina looks were styled with pony-powered pastel tops and bags.
Show within a show
Antonio Marras’ show was more like a night at the theater than an hour in Milan. The collection — inspired by Federico Fellini’s 1965 movie “Juliet of the Spirits” — kicked off with a trapeze artist swinging above the crowd. From there, models’ ordinary struts shared the catwalk with more theatrical performances: a man reading a book, a woman laughing hysterically, a dancing, kissing couple. A brass band closed out the show. Bravo!
Skin is in
Sheer looks popped up on almost every runway. Fashion lovers, get thee to the lingerie store — you’re going to want pretty underthings to show off beneath the delicate transparent dresses you’ll be rocking next spring.
No. 21 designer Alessandro Dell’Acqua knows what a girl wants. The brand’s spring collection was a covetable roundup of fitted vixen…