Well, its that time of year again when the fashion world flocks to Milan to watch some more fashion shows. But one of the things I love most about covering menswear is how civilized, dare I say gentlemanly, these shows are compared to the chaotic pace of womenswear. I am on the first flight out [...]
A few seasons ago in a bid to cut down on the traffic, air pollution and the over all headache of getting around from one fashion show to another in Milan there was a conscientious effort made by the Camera Nationale della Moda Italiana and the mayor of Milan, Letizia Moratti to centralize the shows. [...]
The Iceberg show started out strong with a suit cut in menswear fabrics but with a more forgiving curve to the asymmetrical crystal-collared jacket and the tapered trousers. It was followed by some feather-light cotton jersey pieces with sequined embellishments across the top or midriff that finished in a ragged edge. And a series of [...]
Here is a video I produced of Suzy Menkes, the fashion editor of the International Herald Tribune, interviewing Peter Dundas, the creative director of the Italian fashion house Pucci.
It is never a surprise that Dsquared2 has a themed fashion show. The question is which theme it will choose. This time it took the brand to the Far West and pioneer territory. Girls in ten-gallon hats took to the runway in multiple combinations of denim, black leather and white cotton shirts, with the odd [...]