Milan Fashion Week AW14/15 Series: Dolce & Gabbana

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Dolce & Gabbana AW14-styleonthecouch

Once upon a time…. a label named Dolce & Gabbana created a magical collection fit for the characters in fairy tales.  For Autumn Winter 14/15 a virtual storyboard of clothes presented us woodland animals (appliqué woodland creatures prints); late Baroque mini-dresses and coats and hoods for a modern-day Red Riding Hood. But oh for the […]

Milan Fashion Week AW14/15 Series: Gucci

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50s pastel hues and 60s mod styling: preppy glasses and go-go boots; mohair and leather textures meant a distinctly new feel for the usually ‘foxy glam’ Gucci this AW14. The subdued pastel colour scheme was a win for me in this collection.  Susie Lau, writing for Dazed Magazine described this as a ‘My Little Pony palette’ […]

Milan Fashion Week AW14/15 Series: Versace

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For AW14, Donatella Versace tells us “This is a collection about the power of a women.”  Military styling (think the Beatles in their Lonely Hearts Club stage) met with baton twirling dancers in this sexily-styled, provocative collection of mini dresses with lace-up boots, long, lean silk dresses and not forgetting the signature Versace bling. “Bias […]