In the same collection, accessories were transformed into clothes: as a top, a decorative belt and even a suit. Side-bordered in jeans, worked in black dresses and pants, jackets trim like lapel, and coats give off sumptuous sleeves.
With a safety pin, Donatella Versace has quoted the history of her company again: namely, the 1994 Spring/Summer collection, one of the most famous brands with punk glamor as its theme. Safety pins now appear in bold colors. Sometimes they have an actual function, like tying slit fabrics together, but it’s mostly just decorative.
At the same time as the presentation of the women’s collection, men’s fashion was presented. Here too, printed silk and strong colors dominated. There are also sportswear items such as college shirts or baggy casual Bermuda shorts.
The first and last appearance on the show was the face of Versace’s new campaign: British singer Dua Lipa (“My Heart Breaks”, “My Body”, “Don’t Start Now”, “New Rules”).
The current Milan Fashion Week is also a step towards normalcy. While the last two seasons have been largely marked by purely digital formats due to the pandemic, 43 shows have been shown to the public again on the official event program since Wednesday.
With Dolce & Gabbana and Giorgio Armani, other big names in Italian fashion will follow as a live event.
At Prada Friday it was more exciting than ever: ultra-short skirts, bodice elements, an emphasis on the female breast. Simultaneously with Milan, the same show was held in Shanghai. Prada actually has a more intellectual and feminist personality, but this time the brand showed its attractive side.
They wanted to develop ideas about how sexuality could be expressed through the clothed body, Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons, co-creative directors of the Italian label, wrote in the text accompanying the collection.
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