Fashionistas at Milan Fashion Week

Fashionistas at Milan Fashion Week

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Milan Fashion Week was full of surprises, from the runway video droids to your favorite fast food joint outfits with a flaming runway. Milan has definitely brought a spectacular heat to fashion. Despite Katy Perry receiving boos from an angsty crowd at Milan Fashion Week, the popstars friend Jeremy Scott made a slamming debut for Moschino. Mr. Scott’s creativity flooded into the veins of each Moschino design, taking the audience on a tantalizing joy ride. Starting with a McDonalds fast fashion ride, showcasing golden arcs alongside the fast food joint token colors, of gold and red coloring embodied on the garments and accessories for this runway show. With the beats of the Beastie Boys playing, the models took on a whole new swagger in signature leather and gold Moschino pieces. Before the show was over Jeremy Scott invited Spongebob to make an appearance on the runway, with jumpers and backpacks sporting the cartoon characters face. The Moschino show ended with nutritional facts and fast food wrapping in the form of elegant gowns, making an absolutely iconic fashion show. Pieces of the collection are now available for purchase via the Moschino website here.

Models backstage at Moschino Fashion ShowModels backstage at Moschino Fashion Show

Models backstage at Moschino Fashion Show

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Yet again Cara Delevingne stole the show when opening for Fendi’s Autumn/Winter collection, where the eminent model carried a doll resembling the labels creative director Karl Lagerfeld. Beside the doll being an amazing accessory to Cara’s black fluffy hooded outfit the doll Karl had full video recording capabilities. The show also came with buzzing camera drones flying above the runway giving the ultimate online streaming experience. With fur being always a main feature of Fendi, the models showcased patched on fur to luxurious coats paired with chic white boots and bags.

Tech savvy Cara carrying a spy doll Karl on the Fendi runway

Tech savvy Cara carrying a spy doll Karl on the Fendi runway

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A lake of fire was created around Cavalli’s designs on the Milan Fashion Week runway with models strutting to a fast beat creating chic heat. Roberto Cavalli stayed true to his attention to detail and print, exhibiting evening gowns accompanied with fire flame licks on the hem of each gown. The collection showcased blue and red furs paired with tailored pants and shirts covered in gorgeous mirrored prints in rich greys and wintergreens.

Model walks a fiery line at Cavalli Milan Fashion Show

Model walks a fiery line at Cavalli Milan Fashion Show

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Milan Fashion Week is host to the International Woolmark awards where Indian designer Rahul Mishra took home the prestigious prize. The Woolmark prize is sponsored by the Australian wool industry and has been awarded to the likes of Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld. With fierce competition from the candidates ffiXXed (Asia), Christopher Esber (Australia) Sibling London (Europe) and Joseph Altuzarra (U.S). Mishra’s collection showed his manipulation of the wool in dresses to form a refined light like appearance. The judging panel consisted of fashion “it” girl Alexa Chung, Gucci creative director Frida Giannini, Style.com editor at large Tim Blanks alongside other prestigious fashion creatives. Mishra’s prize consisted of $90,000 and introductions to some of the world’s most exclusive stores including Saks on Fifth, the beloved Harvey Nichols and the Parisian store Colette.

Rahul Mishra standing next to his models draped in his award winning Woolmark prize dresses

Rahul Mishra standing next to his models draped in his award winning Woolmark prize dresses

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Features Writer: Aicha Robertson
Editor: Florence Bailey