MILAN — For fall, Giorgio Armani is creating sportswear for his Armani Collezioni with plush and lush touches. Along with the chic office and evening essentials that his customer has come to rely on, certain pieces feature unexpected elements, as in a mohair bouclé jacket trimmed in velvet and worn with corduroy velvet pants or a luxe rabbit stole that’s colored safety orange. Here, Armani’s sporty leather and suede jacket with a silver fox collar and shearling cuffs.

This story first appeared in the February 5, 2003 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.