This was a no-nonsense collection from Sergio Corneliani. The Mantuan tailor took no risks on the color front — or any other front — sticking to a conservative palette of ink blue, black and gray with occasional bursts of sage, imbuing the sober lineup with a youthful tinge.
Suits took a backseat to chunky knits as well as long, soft-shouldered coats with standup collars. They had a dreamy, romantic swagger, which matched the show’s set: a sole, ancient tree in the dark sprinkled with fresh flakes of snow on a misty ground. It was a cliché, but striking.
Corneliani nevertheless tapped a vein. The fur details he employed on hooded parkas, knit collars on suit jackets and plenty of distressed wool were on trend.