The next stop of Fashion Month is Milan and to help break down many of the best designers on the runways, here’s your guide to Milan’s Fashion Week Designers List of 2016.
Throughout the collections, Armani kept a singular focus on the aesthetic for his Emporio line which is trendier and less expensive, Privee ‘s italian couture, and this signature collection, which is elegantly made to fit the modern woman’s every day wardrobe.
The spring’s runway reveals key trends of red-white-and-blue along with sportiness and stripes.
For Angela Missoni’s spring collection – you can see everything in stripes as Milan has adapted the pattern even for a brand that has built its reputation on zig zag designs.
On the runway, sporty striped knits in every color appeared on caftans, collared shirts, and plenty of maillots and bikinis.
This season is all about black and striped knit dress with small frills to give a subtle nod to seventies chic style.
As the tiers and ruffles varied in sizes, many cropped on chiffon monotone dresses along with cotton strapless maxi dress with exaggerated bodice. Strappy tops are styled with black leather pants or crisp white knee-length short shorts.
Massimo Giorgetto unveiled his very own MSGM. The style was all about California cool kids in pools and a skateboard as The Lords of DogTown played a major role in layered separates and youthful style.
Giorgetto plaid on the single element of plaid over paid with tunics, pants, and plaid skirts long with layers of thin Henleys and ribbed tanks.
Bodycon dresses were rich in ruched chiffon and black lace with cheeky metallic embroidered fruit and vibrant red-based floral accents.
Bright spring florals and tile prints gave youthful day dresses a sexy balance along with relaxed styled pajamas.
Bra-and-skirt combos came with fit and flare pieces as all were done in colorful scarf prints and accessories from headbands to purses and embellished shoes.
For Marni, colorful bright layering was the key to the collection, as coats were tailored with a relaxed look and tied casually over mock neck tops and sequined skirts.
Layers shirts paired into each other for great color combinations as sequined bibs were pulled over shells and tanks for daytime style.
The style is kept minimal – leaving plenty of room to play. For spring, cropped trousers and silky blouses were mixed with skimmed cut-out dresses and shredded tufts of details.
The louche attitude prevailed as the lines were softer than the past seasons. The fashion brand offers interesting style with knitted leggings and t-shirts to be abstracted over double-breasted silhouettes.
Spring was all about laidback street wear as stoned washed pastel denim rocked the ‘80s silhouettes with slouchy sweatshirts, ruched minis, and oversized jackets along with the signature ankle boots.
There was a high contrast of ruffled cut-away ballskirts that paired effortlessly with a mini dress tied along the side or a t-shirt. Dressy bandeaus that features large bows mixed with jeans.
This spring collection sported sweatshirts, sweatpants, and bomber jackets into a luxury style with rich materials of silk, sued, and lines in the softest materials.
Bottega focuses on its sporty side by using sail materials for full skirts or deconstructed seams and pin tucks for cinch-waist dresses.
Animal print was also in trend as pixelated animal camo was everywhere with netting, bungee cords, and crochet.
Versace marched to the military beat with springs collection filled with youthful, cool, and tailored designs.
Lines were blurred with camp and animal print in bright neon shades that were seen on bodycon dresses, louche suits, and tailored jackets.
One great piece we noticed was a loose knit t-shirt dress with matching zippered bag with sporty slides.
Tod’s loafers and drivers appeared with long tassels in grommet-covered details and long tassels in lacquered shine.
Buttoned-down shirts, pinstriped suits, crisp shorts, and tailored pants filled the runway along with deconstructed tailoring, built-in corsets, ruffled peplums, wide legs, and paper bag waists.
Patchwork and appliques rendered leather into modern metallic style of the 80s with bags of cross body, clutch, and tiny and large styles alongside an array of grommet-detailed embellishment garments.
Ignoring most of the modern trends, Etro sported bomber shapes in be-ribboned silks and healthy embroidered style.
Etro’s spring style was all about georgette, plisse, tulle, and satin along with distressed, flocked, frayed and notched tones that added volume.
Moschino is known to never hold back on style and spring wasn’t any different as hardhats were painted silver and used as a simple shoulder bag, while safety netting was upgraded into peppy party dresses with caution tape as a trimmed black suit.
The over-the-top designs play a refreshing charm that the world need’s sometimes.
The collection unveiled mixed men’s and women’s wear motifs with color and prints for a smart line up of daily looks and suits.
Women strut the runway in tailored suits with stripes and plaid colors along with tweed, suede, leather details all mixed together for design.
Bright graphic sweaters were layered over feminine chiffon blouses to let sturdy materials be the base of the sheer materials plaid on top.
The season of sexy sirens are gone as a quirkier version has entered. Underwear inspiration was pulled from most colors and creatures of the deep blue sea.
Sporty elements played with great accessories with boxy bags in bright neon colors to play off the cool water tones with flat sandals and heels with the fringe and fur trend.
Major trends ran through the spring collection such fur and leather, giant stitching and high tech details among the accessories. Frankenstein styled stitches transformed into elegant details with extra-large pocks and python bustier.
Various texture and patterns were taken in full effect as practically everything was notched or braided to create interesting surface treatments. Monotone red, blue, neutrals, and black tones rocked the springs color palette.
Max Mara took the high seas with anchors, stripers and stars with the repeat of a soundtrack of “What Shall We Do with a Drunken Sailor?”, which the team was inspired from and carried along with the theme.
It was a heavy line up of mariner motifs that offered plenty of luxurious looks.
The runway was filled with bandeaus and miniskirts that were attached with straps and festooned with seashells embroidered to pair with cowboy boots.
The old glory colors of red, white, and blue played a large role in the color theme as flamed prints worked well on minis dresses, louses, and leggings.
The collection was a series of crisp white embroidered lace dress, jackets, and shorts that also included yellow-cream goddess like gowns that could fit in effortless somewhere along the Mediterranean.
Neutral browns and tans paired well with gorgeous abstract earthy prints that worked beautifully on a long maxi gown.
Gucci made a big display with their signature statement dresses as shirt dresses were printed in graphic squiggles, colorful botanicals, and even a charming map.
Embroider leathers with ric-rac ribbon details matched the chinoiserie-esque motifs as wallpaper florals worked well into pencil skirts, blouses, and flowing dresses with a 70’s type flare.