D&G RTW Spring 2012

D&G RTW Spring 2012

The collection’s last hurrah was rather business as usual — not that it’s ever a downer.

Backstage at D&G spring 2012

Backstage at D&G Spring 2012

WWD went behind the scenes at the spring show.

Backstage at D&G Spring 2012

Backstage at D&G Spring 2012

WWD went behind the scenes for spring.

D&G Men's RTW Spring 2012

D&G Men’s RTW Spring 2012

Exploring the full potential of patterned silks Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana married them with jeans and pieced them onto denim shirts.

D&G RTW Fall 2011

D&G RTW Fall 2011

The designers sent out plenty of leggings and tight, bandeau skirts and dresses, and folded in a layering motif.

Backstage at D&G Fall 2011.

Backstage at D&G Fall 2011

“Street couture,” was how makeup artist Pat McGrath termed the line’s fall faces.

D&G Men's RTW Fall 2011

D&G Men’s RTW Fall 2011

D&G channeled the universe of Pharrell Williams, the music video genre, and even the late Jean-Michel Basquiat, resulting in a youthful, commercial collection.

Backstage at D&G Fall 2011.

Backstage at D&G Fall 2011

WWD goes behind the scenes at the fall show.

D&G RTW Spring 2011

D&G RTW Spring 2011

Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce skillfully and festively whipping up both romantic and coquettish variations on the garden theme.

Backstage at D&G RTW Spring 2011.

‘Something Cool’ at Nature-Inspired D&G

Although D&G embraced nature for spring, hair and makeup stayed clear of the obvious clichés.