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Alexandra Moura’s fantastical beasts wrap up Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (Reuters) – Fantastical beasts took over the Alexandra Moura catwalk on Monday as the Portuguese designer wrapped up Milan Fashion Week with a collection of clashing prints and overlapping fabrics. A model presents a creation by Alexandra Moura during the Milan Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, February 25, 2019. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo For the Autumn/Winter 2019 mens’ and womenswear line, the Lisbon-born designer took inspiration from Portuguese ceramist Rosa Ramalho, who found fame after the age of 68 with her figures of surrealist creatures. Models, whose makeup also nodded to…

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Dolce & Gabbana puts ‘Elegance’ on show at Milan Fashion

MILAN (Reuters) – With lush brocade coats and sparkling gems, Dolce & Gabbana sought to emphasize the brand’s luxury heritage and artisanal work at Milan Fashion Week on Sunday. A model presents a creation at the Dolce & Gabbana Autumn/Winter 2019 womenswear show at Milan Fashion Week, Italy February 24, 2019. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo A video showing founders Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana sketching, cutting fabrics, stitching and dressing models introduced the “Eleganza” (“Elegance”) show. The video ended with a dress with the words “Made by hand” on the front. Models…

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Cavalli shows fluid animal prints, 1920s-inspired looks in Milan

MILAN (Reuters) – Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli presented fluid versions of its usual animal print designs in Milan on Saturday, showing a colorful collection of soft knits, smooth silks, relaxed tailoring and plenty of flowing dresses. In a large tent inside a central Milan park, Creative Director Paul Surridge sent out models in designs he said depicted “a modern ease” for the Autumn/Winter 2019 womenswear and menswear lines. The brand, founded by Roberto Cavalli in the early 1970s, is known for use of animal prints and Surridge delivered “modernist…

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Luxury meets grunge at Versace Milan Fashion Week show

MILAN (Reuters) – Versace married luxury with grunge at Milan Fashion Week on Friday, presenting an Autumn/Winter 2019 line featuring leather, faux furs and ripped jumpers, as well as plenty of the Italian luxury label’s signature safety pins. A model presents a creation by Versace during the Milan Fashion Week in Milan, Italy February 22, 2019. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo Creative director Donatella Versace, sister of the fashion house’s late founder Gianni Versace, sent models including sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner down a catwalk with a giant safety pin…

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Etro goes ‘Aristo-Indie’ at Milan Fashion Week show

MILAN (Reuters) – Etro mixed aristocratic with underground vibes at Milan Fashion Week on Friday, with the Italian designer label looking to models of different ages to present its Autumn/Winter 2019 line. Models present creations by Etro during the Milan Fashion Week in Milan, Italy February 22, 2019. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo Womenswear creative director Veronica Etro showcased vibrant tapestry prints, nodded to equestrian influences and added regal touches for the “Aristo-Indie” collection. Wearing a red tapestry print jacket, white shirt and tight black trousers, model Edie Campbell opened the show in…

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Ciao Karl: Fendi says goodbye to Lagerfeld at Milan show

MILAN (Reuters) – Fendi said farewell to Karl Lagerfeld on Thursday, presenting the last line the veteran fashion designer created for the Italian luxury label before his death. With a replica of his “Love KL” signature displayed behind them, models strutted down the catwalk in a neutral palette of beige, brown, terracotta and dark gray outfits with dabs of green, orange and yellow popping out in the Autumn/Winter 2019 line. Lagerfeld, who died on Tuesday aged 85 and was best known for his work at French house Chanel, joined Fendi…

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‘King Giorgio’ goes freestyle for Emporio Armani line at Milan Fashion

MILAN (Reuters) – Veteran designer Giorgio Armani went freestyle for his second Emporio Armani line at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, presenting a line he said provided “a repertoire of possibilities” for women’s winter wardrobes. The 84-year-old designer, affectionately called “King Giorgio” in his native Italy, opened his “Freestyle”-named show with oversized jackets – in white or ginger and patterned – worn with dresses. His usual tailored jackets were matched with loose trousers, while dresses came in black and white patterns, large check prints and scattered lettering spelling out “Emporio…

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Prada contrasts two sides of romance at Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (Reuters) – Italian luxury label Prada added a touch of romance to Milan Fashion Week on Thursday with a winter collection looking at both sides of a love story. Models present creations by Prada during the Milan Fashion Week in Milan, Italy February 21, 2019. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo Designer Miuccia Prada, considered a fashion trailblazer in the industry, looked at fear and fairy tale in romance, contrasting both in her looks, in her use of materials as well as in the music chosen for the runway show. On a catwalk…

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Gucci puts on masquerade catwalk as Milan Fashion Week opens

MILAN (Reuters) – Masks of all shades, shapes and sizes took over the Gucci catwalk on Wednesday as the Italian luxury label kicked off Milan’s leg of the Autumn/Winter runway season with an eclectic show rich in patterns, colors and headpieces. A model presents a creation during the Annakiki show at Milan Fashion Week in Milan, Italy February 20, 2019. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo Under a kaleidoscope of lights and surrounded by mirrors, Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele sent out models in headgear made up of partially and fully covering face masks,…

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AC Milan: Ibrahimovic returning to Galaxy

Zlatan Ibrahimovic intends to be back with the Los Angeles Galaxy in 2019 after considering a return to AC Milan, sporting director Leonardo told reporters on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Former Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic attends a meeting with media representatives on the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup in Moscow, Russia June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin AC Milan attempted to bring the star forward back to Italy, but the Galaxy met Ibrahimovic’s requests, according to Leonardo. “He gave his word to Galaxy that he would stay if they satisfied his conditions,…

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