Sep 22, 2008
Missoni splashes colour, D&G goes nautical in Milan
Sep 22, 2008
MILAN, Sept 22, 2008 (AFP) - Missoni splashed vibrant colours onto the catwalk Monday while D&G paraded a fleet of cheeky nautical outfits on day three of the Milan spring-summer 2009 fashion week.
Milan, D&G collection spring summer 2009 - Photo : AFP
Angela Missoni's collection, recalling a Kandinsky painting, injected a bold mix of colour and a range of prints onto lithe clothes that stressed comfort and elegance above all else.
Fusing pink and gold, blue and yellow, Misonni's show was a kaleidoscope of different shades, tones and styles.
Models shone in a mixture of summer dresses, many accessorised with chunky belts, discreet tops and loose-fitting trousers.
Meanwhile, Milan designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana chose a nautical theme for their youthful D and G collection, with sequined captain's jackets and sailing scarves.
Nautical flags adorned chiffon shirts and red anchors decorated chunky, hand-knit tops and bathing suits.
Giorgio Armani unveiled his spring-summer 2009 line Monday to a crowd that included actress Cate Blanchett.
Soft shades and fluid shapes were the order of the day, as models glided down the runway in flowing silk and sparkling gowns.
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