Think of the latest No. 21 collection as the return of Marilyn Monroe. A collection where Alessandro Dell’Acqua gives a movie-star spin on what he does best - Milanese bourgeois decadence – for his brand No. 21.
Staged inside a garage in north Milan on a crisp Monday morning, this is what Italy is all about when it is at its best - producing plausible and flattering menswear for young men who want to look crisp and cool.
The Spring/Summer 2019 menswear shows have made their way through Milan, and the fashion tribes are setting up camp in Paris. But what did designers in the Italian fashion capital have to say about hair trends?
Alibaba has invested in luxury online wholesale fashion tech firm Ordre as the three-year-old company positions itself for major growth. Ordre said Alibaba is now “a strategic investor,” but the terms weren’t disclosed.
Eighties glamour is back in Milan, though with a sophisticated flourish, and a saucy yet sporty finish. Think a New Dynasty but without the enormous hair, as 3 non-Milanese designers showed on the opening day of Milan.
A raft of Italian designer brands — including Versace, Giorgio Armani and Salvatore Ferragamo — have committed to auctioning tickets for their forthcoming fashion shows as part of a fresh charity movement.
Milan fashion week winds up Monday with Italian veteran designer Giorgio Armani showing his autumn-winter 2017 collection before the international circus of critics, buyers and top models decamps to Paris.