A busy 24 hours for Max Mara, which staged its signature collection in a splendid runway show; unveiled Weekend Max Mara collection by Patricia Urquiola; and debuted a new Max & Co collection by Efisio Marras.
A magisterial performance at Prada, in the finest collection so far from the duo of Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons. Yet, a darkly bizarre moment where fashion fought to be relevant on a day of infamy in the Ukraine.
One day after the dressed up and theatrical London season finished, Milan presented catwalks of sinful chic. Forget all the dramaturgical dressing of the UK, here in Italy they want devil-may-care damsels.
Far from the established runways, London Fashion Week threw up a bunch off cool surprises, from Ozwald Boateng showing off-calendar; a Clements Ribeiro come back; and debuts by an Irish tailor and a German romanticist.
A season of empowerment on Monday, with shows by distinctive non-British designers: active professional élan at Roksanda; modernist cabaret femme fatales at Erdem and suffragette revival chic from France’s Paul & Joe.
Milan Week announces nearly 170 presentations over five days with 67 shows, only eight in digital format. This season will welcome ten new names and see the return of Gucci, Bottega Veneta, and Trussardi.
A poignant day in London on Sunday, where 16Arlington staged the last collection by the late Federica Cavenati, and Simone Rocha unveiled her collection inside the Great Hall at The Honourable Society of Lincolns Inn.