Comforting materials, shiny colours, winter shorts and uninhibited motion are on show at Milan Males’s Style Week, whose collections for fall-winter 2021 have been saved behind closed doorways this yr by Covid-19.
With the Italian trend capital again below lock and key and its luxurious shops closed, designers could not assist however nod to the brand new regular of long-distance interactions.
A mannequin picked up a phone receiver on the Ermenegildo Zegna video presentation, whereas Silvia Fendi introduced herself with “Howdy, that is Silvia calling” in a voiceover for her personal present.
For Tod’s, Italian actor Lorenzo Zurzolo left a message on the answering machine through which he recounted per week he spent alone in an remoted village.
– Cozy stylish –
There have been indicators in all places of cozy and cozy underwear making its mark on outside types, with Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons donning appears over lengthy johns.
Fendi provided belted diaper-wrapped coats that resembled robes over heat pants, all in supplies that promised tender rest as a lot because the adventurous life.
Scarf collars and wrap-around robe types have been additionally on present at Zegna, whereas even the Okay-Means windbreaker model blurs the strains between underwear and outerwear.
– Shorts with gloves –
Style homes are hoping that males will showcase some leg this coming winter, with Fendi providing colourful padded shorts and Okay-way drawing consideration to their trademark yellow, orange and blue zipper.
Whimsically defying the chilly to do its worst beneath the belt, the designers took cowl elsewhere to compensate.
MGSM mixed its shorts with ski gloves whereas ETRO completed them off with a jacket extra tailored to the slopes.
Looking for to adapt to an period through which something may occur, Fendi, Okay-Means and Prada sported reversible coats.
– Colours and light-weight –
Brilliant colours are a should for subsequent winter, with Etro bringing golden and sunny hues to the fore, whereas Prada turned to blasting fuchsia, purple or purple jackets and brief coats in pink and ice blue.
In the meantime, a few of Fendi’s monochromatic outfits in emerald inexperienced, blood purple, and saffron yellow are mischievously scrawled with improbable scrawl from British comic and artist Noel Fielding.
– Maintain shifting –
Fashions danced throughout Males’s Style Week as designers sought to launch our bodies unable to strut for lengthy.
And the garments have been made to match: versatile and permitting motion, just like the fits Zegna wore on fashions celebrating collectively in an residence, in an obvious want for the long run.
Prada’s supple materials weren’t a barrier to dancing both, whereas Tod’s hung an outsized coat over a mannequin making an attempt to take a couple of steps.
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