Text by Carlo Mazzoni. The best and worst spots from Milan’s Fashion Week. «First the bad then – as if looking for comfort – the good». Though in this case, we will start with «the good» as we have no way of offering comfort from «the bad». From the Italian garden in Piazza della Scala to the amfAR downfall.
Text Giacomo Andrea Minazzi. Despite, as he himself admitted «trying to be as little a fashion photographer as possible», Peter Lindbergh revolutionized fashion photography by abandoning posed photography in favour of an uninhibited visual imagery that expresses grace and beauty and is inspired by the language of cinema and dance.
Text Angelica Carrara. Giuseppe della Badia. A daring, opulent and brilliant style. «I have always been deeply fascinated by the art of composition. One day, my hands revealed their skill of embroidering and creating wefts and twists of stones with a yarn, which I have just been designing until then».
Text Matilde Quarti. From metrosexual to spornosexual: care for body and attention to face and hair cosmetics has become a common male’s attitude, especially in Europe – Italy and France – where the interest for fashion and appearance has always been a part of men’s daily routine, both successful and not.
Text Luciano Lapadula. From 1937, the covers of Le Grandi Firme magazine shown illustrations of cheerful girls, who distracted the readers from the war.
Text Cesare Cunaccia. The latest Parisian Haute Couture week has come to an end marking another edition charged with symbolic meaning and prestige. Chanel staged a compelling story made of such ingredients as tweed and gazaar skirts cut through by wonderfully crafted sculpted pleating. Wide volumes and feather appliques.