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Fashion Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2020: Day 2 Highlights

Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2020: Day 2 Highlights

Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2020: Day 2 Highlights
Max Mara show (Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler)
By Rosana Lai
By Rosana Lai
February 21, 2020
From Prada's glamourous collection to Fendi's feminine ensembles and Moschino's whimsical designs, here're some of the best moments we captured on the second day of Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter

Max Mara

Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler
 

Max Mara had us dreaming of the sea with a nautical reimagination of their earthy workwear. There were, of course, their tried-and-trusted teddy coats but plenty more anoraks and ponchos in sailing stripes, adorned with tassel fastenings and topped off with knitted watch caps. Even their classic cashmere wraps had added nylon hoods while their military jackets adopted drop shoulders covered in ruffles. It was a safe collection, sure, but we could almost smell the salt in the air.

See also: The Best Street Style From London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2020

Aquazzura

Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler
 

Edgardo Osorio presented his Bond Girl-inspired collection under a beautiful baroque ceiling with bedazzled shoes to match. Forming the treasure trove were ombre-crystal naked pumps, starry stilettos and a breathtaking feathered flower boot—there was also a whiff of Elton John’s influence in the rainbow crystal platforms. 

See also: Inside Aquazzura Founder Edgardo Osorio's Eclectic Florentine Home

Emilio Pucci x Koche

Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler

Mimicking several brands’ attempts at reviving a legacy brand with the help of streetwear designers, Emilio Pucci debuted a collaboration with young French label Koche. The result was a cacophony of prints splattered on racer-back bodysuits that were layered over lace tights with pearls thrown on for good measure. The silk slips now came in neon brights, palazzo trousers were cut short and satin and denim bomber jackets abounded.

While the collection was not the most coherent mix of aesthetics, some of the feathered mini-dresses stamped with classic Pucci prints were an innovative touch.  

See also: These Fashion Giants Have Donated Millions To Battle Coronavirus

Prada

Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler

Despite the ominous red pit that formed the backdrop for the Prada show, the collection itself was incredibly buoyant thanks to the beautiful wide pleats and glitter Elvis Presley fringe that adorned two-thirds of the looks.

Mrs. Prada’s trusty grey coats were on display but paired with proper stiff collars and ties over organza pencil skirts. After a palette cleanser of pastel sequinned frocks, oversized, puffy leather and nylon jackets with wellies stormed forth (be prepared to see them all over street style blogs next season) and the obligatory Linea Rosa motif made an appearance, running along with tunics and skirts alike. Oh, and did we mention the fringe?

See also: Prada Pledges To Use Only Recycled Nylon By 2021

Fendi

Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler
 

The plush boudoir sofas we sat on were a huge hint for the show to come, a beautifully feminine lineup of drop-shouldered, Juliet-sleeved, quilted collection of coats, bubblegum-pink knits, creamy cardigans and Chantilly lace frocks. The softness was offset by the sharp nurse collars, classic Fendi men's shirts and military jackets all nipped in the waist—it was a celebration of the female figure, like those found in vintage drawings.

A closer look reveals a collaboration with hype London accessories brand Chaos with a series of tech jewellery, from Airpod cases to zipper lanyards. Ready, get set, spend.

See also: The Best Street Style From New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2020

Moschino

Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler
Photo: Rosana Lai/Hong Kong Tatler
 

Jeremy Scott’s invitations are always curious but when we received a three-tiered cake (no it was not edible), we knew we were in for an extravagant show—and we were not disappointed.

Scott saw the Marie Antoinette theme through to its very end, starting with a series pannier skirts wrapped in everything from his signature leather and buckles to denim to curtain and chinoiserie prints. At one point the Harajuku cosplay girls were evoked with anime characters splashed all over as models in sky-high hair strutted in equally high platform boots holding sliced cake clutches.

Finally, the cakes came out of the fashion oven, with Joan Smalls floating out in a multi-tiered confection, Gigi Hadid twirling in a rosebush and finally, a model emerging in a cake-topping wedding gown.

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Fashion Milan Fashion Week Milan FW 20 Women's Fashion Style Designers Fashion Week Fall Winter Fashion Fashion Trends Fashion Shows Max Mara Aquazzura Emilio Pucci Koche Prada Fendi Moschino

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