September 25, 2007

Milan Fashion Week SS08 Wrapup I

And we are off to Milan! Sigh, it seems just like yesterday I was walking along via Della Spiga, passing by the huge Armani building and breathing it all in. Anyways, back to the runway. Lets start with the most Italian of them all......

Gorgio Armani
Inspired by the languid sensual summers of Southern Italy, this collection had a much more relaxing and casual touch than Armani's usual sleek, sharp and sexy silhouette. And about time too! I was getting bored of using the same adjectives every season to describe Armani.
I am usually not one for gypsy looking shorts, but I am loving these. Armani upgrades them with the shiny material and the subtle tailoring, making them look feminine and elegant while still being very relaxing and comfortable. They appear to be very versatile too, looking great with equally relaxing looking tops, loose and fitted jackets. I want one of these next season!
Then there were the dresses. Or shorts integrated into looking like dresses (left and right above). He keeps with the theme by using these light flowing fabric further enhanced by its texturized print.
More into the evening, we have these creations. Armani's pairing of the sequence top with the flowing floral skirt is just genius.
Something a little more typical of Armani, the evening wear. I simply LOVE all of these, especially the gold one on the right that was the finale. Simply beautiful. Oh and it looks like I'm going to have to invest in light shawls next season too!

Burberry Prorsum
Christopher Bailey never ceases to amaze me with his collections that are always refreshing but still oh-so-Burberry. This season, the theme was the Luxury Warrior, I have no idea what the means but it looks to me that it involves feminine ruched up materials paired with rocker chic studded elements.
Personally I don't really like the look of these ruched up material. It looks like bunched up muscles....maybe I've been seeing too much Body Worlds.....But I DO like the whole long jacket over a dress and cinched together with a studded belt look. Very cool. And I LOVE the checkered patterns. Definitely more refreshing than the usual Burberry print.
Without the jacket, those studded belts look just as cool. I especially love the black bubble dress with the black blazer and belt underneath (right) look. Oh and I'm not too fond of that feathery looking pencil skirt (left), looks scary.....
More trenches. LOVE LOVE LOVE that updated trench (left). Looks soooo awesome. And middle outfit with the black trench and the big patent black bag looks soo chic as well. And the purple outfit (right) perfectly illustrates Bailey's mixing of lux materials.
More vibrantly there are these hot pink and blue looks. I especially love the sky blue on sapphire blue combo (middle). Its soo sharp. And that gray dress is just beeeeeeautiful.... so feminine and delicate with a bit of edge from that belt. Perhaps that is what Bailey means by luxury warrior?
Either way, one thing I'm sure you'll all agree with. Next season, the studded belt is THE accessory to have. And from the variety of ways Bailey has shown us how to wear it on this runway, I'd say its a prime investment!

Image Source: Elle.com

25 Comments:

Blogger hannah said...

oh my! the burberry is just stunning!

9/26/2007 10:01 AM  
Anonymous fashionholic said...

Top photos from Armani are amazing!! love the style :) gimmi gimmi gimmi :)

9/26/2007 4:43 PM  
Blogger Jo said...

Oh that Burberry collection just about stole my heart. LoveLoveLove.

9/26/2007 5:42 PM  
Blogger Rayne said...

I WANTS IT ALL. <3

9/26/2007 10:31 PM  
Blogger lluviaschick said...

really love Burberry but Prada is my fav from the moment

9/26/2007 11:09 PM  
Blogger Knikki said...

I know you have to love the shorts... They are amazing.

9/26/2007 11:41 PM  
Blogger Ava said...

I adore this BP collection, so many brilliant clothes and accessories!


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9/27/2007 1:08 AM  
Blogger Alysia said...

Loving Burberry Prorsum <3

9/27/2007 6:42 AM  
Blogger Pinkstuffedbrain said...

Milan is my favorite fashion week so far.
So much more wearable.

9/27/2007 9:18 AM  
Blogger JohnN said...

I love the blue trenchcoat. Its the colour, its quite unique. Buttons cools too!

9/27/2007 8:31 PM  
Blogger Ellen-insearch-of said...

i think this collection really changes the way we look at our wardrobe and a simple item that is the staple in everyone's wardrobe - belt/cardigan/trench - could transform how we wear our wardrobe. for once it is we wearing the clothes and not the other way round. brillant.

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