MILAN — With a leisurely six days to stage its presentations, the Milan season won over international buyers with its mix of creative and commercial offerings.
Sheer fabrics and the liberal use of white infused the catwalks with femininity, while colorblocking and architectural silhouettes were expected to fuel the appetites of consumers looking for novelty. Key trends included lower-heel shoes, elongated tunics, fuller skirts and colorful leather jackets.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"