The Spring 2013 Milan Runway show addressed the full spectrum of fashion potential.
Copious displays of leather for spring in bold hues and textures were shown by Salvatore Ferragamo, Fendi, Trussardi and a number of others. While leather for spring may leave some spectators donning perplexed looks, I found it to be a not-so-subtle tribute to the region’s most acclaimed material. Forest green, lavender and British tan brought lightness to a heavy material, making them indisputably appropriate for a season of fresh new beginnings.
Androgenous silhouettes have been resurrected by the likes of Armani, Jil Sander and Agnona. Blazers are back and they brought with them the tailored short and trouser. Glittering finishes add a whisper of femininity to these otherwise masculine and power-packed pieces. Not designed for the meek, these looks convey an air of prestige and elegance that could make even some of the most powerful men in…
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