Blumarine says elegance comes in kindness at Milan show
today Sep 20, 2019
With a blooming rose catwalk, Italian fashion designer Anna Molinari dedicated her latest collection for label Blumarine to kindness on Friday, a virtue she said seemed “to belong to a time past”.
Molinari, known for her feminine and romantic clothes, used plenty of pastel colours and bold pinks for the Spring/Summer 2020 womenswear line consisting of floaty dresses and floral printed or embroidered tops, skirts, shorts and trousers.
She opened the show with gold looks - a sequined top, dress and skirt - before introducing colourful crop tops and dresses in various lengths and styles, often decorated with cut-out floral patterns.
Molinari put roses, her favourite flower, on organza tops, chiffon dresses, hot pants and pencil skirts, and as shimmering sparkles on long crystal embroidered evening gowns.
A long trench coat and jeans were also embroidered with sparkles, while short satin slip dresses were trimmed with lace. Long silky gowns were draped at the front and cut out at the back. Molinari also put shimmering nets over some frocks.
“Kindness towards others without the need of raising the tone of voice; being kind at heart, gracious in manners and behaviour,” Molinari said in show notes.
“This show celebrates an attitude of spontaneous, fresh sense of elegance - I have been inspired by the calm poetry of nature and by the ravishing world of flowers.”
This inspiration came namely in the colours Molinari chose - daisy yellow, jasmine white and azalea fuchsia. She also put animal prints on a top and long chiffon gown. There were also a few black outfits - a bustier top and floral printed creations.
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