A medley of influences, including toy soldiers, party girls and what looked to be motocross rangers, marched through the fall Moschino collection. Backstage before the show, designer Rossella Jardini described the lineup as “a parade” — complete with a snare drum soundtrack — indirectly acknowledging that the Sixties military jackets; streamlined, color-blocked knit tops and leggings and the taffeta pouf dresses inspired by Peter Seller’s “Pink Panther” looked like they belonged to different collections entirely. Yet everything was firmly within the Moschino framework of sharp but chi-chi tailoring — suits with short, pleated skirts abounded — usually topped with amusing headgear (wide-brimmed leather hats and at least one ostrich feather hood), which is to say that the clothes were for the impeccably polished woman who doesn’t take herself too seriously.

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