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22.11.2011- Fashion Week Top Five: Milan SS12

I realise this post is very overdue by now, but what better way to brighten up a gloomy November evening than with a look back (or forward, depending on how you see things!) to the SS12 presentations from Milan:

Antonio Marras' collection incorporated a selection of stunning prints and androgynous touches such as turn down collars and oversized shirt dresses. Bold prints contrasted beautifully against plain fabric backgrounds, and loose fitting swing shapes sat alongside more classic hourglass silhouettes.
The Marco di Vincenzo presentation oozed Italian glamour- side swept hair, waspish waists and optical illusion style prints made this a Milan highlight for me. 

Moschino Cheap and Chic's presentation was a riot of colourful dresses, showcased against an equally vibrant market-style backdrop. Sea greens, mustard yellows and bold graphic prints made this collection a perfect vision of summer, and sat perfectly alongside softer, more feminine touches such as tiered ruffles and brocade details.
Versace. The definition of sun soaked Italian glamour. This collection instantly reminded me of the beach- seahorses, shells and mermaids came printed in an array of sorbet shades, and the signature gold studs featured throughout made this presentation unmistakably Donatella.

The looks showcased by the design team at Piazza Sempione were sophisticated and effortlessly chic. Layering, loose tailoring and a sprinkling of sequins combined with quirky floral patterns gave this collection a cool, modern and relaxed feel- perfect for the summer.

What did you think of the Milan SS12 presentations? Which shows were your favourites?

(Image credit:, and fashiongonerogue.)


  1. The last dress stole my heart. It's shape + it's color... so beautiful.x

    sending you happy spells
    hope to hear from you..x

  2. Love cheap and chic the most! So bright and vivid!

    Belly B :)

  3. heyyy you know I can get some discount on mulberry bags if you like, just tell me which one you want and i can tell you how much i can get it for (i work for them!)! it's a great idea to save for one, they're so good, and i can help you out on a choice too as i know about which will last the longest etc! just drop me an e-mail sarah, really! xx

  4. Moschino is my favorite. The colors are gorgeous, the designs are breathtaking, and I just about sighed when I saw it. :)


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