The difference between polite clapping and genuine applause was asloud as everat the end of the fall Bottega Veneta show, Tomas Maier’sbest yet. Doublepoints for efficiency — by sending out dual exits, 36total, the show clocked inat record time. The clothes, too, exudedprecision and discipline, with theirlean lines and narrow fit. Thefirst group featured tailored jackets and skirtsuits cut straight,fastened in a tight line of covered buttons with neatshoulders andslightly nipped waists. Combined with a brooding palette of black,navyand maroon, Maier engaged in chic austerity that felt on the money fortheseason.
It was controlled but never hard, as the designerinfused the lookwith enticing depth through rich fabrics anddecoration without forcing hisartsy whims, as he’s been known to do. Ameasured approach to statement jewelry,such as big brooches placed atthe neck of wool sheaths and pendants worn with acouple of greatwaffled sweaters, brought the right touch of elegance tootherwisespare daywear. And for evening, velvet cocktail dresses and gowns withshredded chiffon on shoulders, peplums and tiered skirts were darklyseductive.
Etro’s show, titled “The Tree of Life,” was a celebration of the house’s 50th anniversary. “My father founded the company in 1968, which was the year of counterculture and psychedelia. It’s really a show that celebrates that and the paisley design of India and its origin,” said Veronica Etro. #wwdfashion #mfw #ss18 (📷: @delphineachard)
For @msgm’s spring 2018 show, creative director @massimogiorgetti said “Words, sounds, colors. Synthesis and therapy of a collection,” were the inspirations behind the collection, showing today. Read the rest of Milan spring 2018 inspirations on WWD.com. #mfw #wwdfashion #ss18
For her first solo album in over 10 years, Fergie tapped Carine Roitfeld, Mert and Marcus, Giovanni Bianco and more to create a fashion-focused video approach for the record, Double Dutchess. "Giovanni really helped me get back in touch with my tomboy side, my hardside," said the singer. #wwdeye #wwdfashion ( : @slovekinpics)
“Volumes and Graphic Art of the Nineties are the main inspirations of the new Aquilano.Rimondi SS 2018 collection,” said cocreative directors Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi. #wwdfashion #mfw #ss18