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Backstage: the charm of imperfection

Haute couture time in Paris. Models on the runways need to have a great screen presence; styling should be perfect; clothes must impress the press and the 30 richest women of the world who can buy them; guests must seem like stars in the sky, while smiling at the cameras. In this ritual concerning abstraction …

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POLIMODA SHOW 2015

Gilded mirrors, soft lighting, international guests and the garden full of people. It seems to be in one of those wonderful hotels that survived the Haussmann’s renovation of Paris, waiting for the collection of the latest child prodigy who will change fashion for ever, but actually is June 16th and I am at the Polimoda …

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#MFW Vivetta FW 2015

During the latest Milan Fashion Week seems that one woman stood out among the infinite variety of fashion designers who brought the style of the 70s back. She was Vivetta, the fashion outsider who debuted on the catwalk thanks to the project of Mr.Giorgio Armani dedicated to the new fashion generations, according to which he …

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Miuccia (Prada), the fashion alchemist

Miuccia Prada presented the FW 2015 collection during Milan Fashion Week in the post-industrial venue of via Fogazzaro set up by the Rem Koolhaas’ AMO studio as a maze of candy-colored Chinese boxes, in which she showed a story of “experiments on proportions” that could confuse the less trained eyes to the search of beauty.

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#MFW Kiton FW 2015

During Milan Fashion Week you could feel a sophisticated atmosphere at via Pontaccio 21 for the presentation of the Kiton FW 2015 womenswear line, crowning glory of the Neapolitan tailoring brand Kiton, which welcomed the guests with a sensorial installation where dresses perfectly matched with colors, scents, flower compositions and contemporary art.

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#MFW Angelo Marani FW 2015

My Milan Fashion Week begins with the Angelo Marani FW 2015 fashion show. Finally, after too many seasons, I had the chance to begin my fashion tour with one of the fashion designers I appreciate the most for his industriousness, pragmatism and creativity. His unique style is the result of a perennial and personal research that …

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#MFW Alessandro Michele, the debut

The Gucci Fall Winter 2015 collection will be remembered for the debut of Alessandro Michele. The new creative director of the brand, with a show of a few minutes, has permanently deleted 10 years of Frida Giannini’s vision, marking a deep breaking off with the past.

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Fashion Carousel

Fashion is a merry-go-round which many people wish to get in and the beginning of a new year means “time for a new ride”. Come on board, the fashion carousel will spin again soon!

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#PFW – A.F. Vandevorst Spring Summer 2015

The main difference between the fashion shows in Milan and Paris lies in the extravaganza. In Milan we need just a beautiful location and a catwalk to be happy, while in Paris each collection takes its meaning thanks to the mise-en-scène, making this decisive moment into a real show.

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