Thursday, 25 February 2016

Jesi Max

Milan Fashion Week Opens With Gucci

Milan fashion week opened Wednesday in the wake of calls at the New York and London shows to revolutionize the industry by making clothes debuted on the catwalk immediately available to customers. The third leg of the fashion marathon kicked off in Italy's financial capital after Burberry this week abolished the traditional six-month wait between its catwalk show in London and clothes hitting stores. Amid the buzz on fashion's time frame, Milan will be hosting 73 shows and 98 presentations of women's fall-winter 2016-2017 ready-to-wear collections through Monday.

The runway was opened by a new collection from Alessandro Michele for Gucci, the onetime accessories designer hailed as the man with the Midas touch for his role in a turnaround of fortunes for the Italian luxury powerhouse owned by Kering. The fashion elite has applauded his romantic, eclectic styles — as have customers, judging by the latest sales figures

Roberto Cavalli, Alberta Ferretti, and Gucci are among the week's openers while several labels will be hitting the Milan catwalks for the first time - including Diesel Black Gold, Atsushi Nakashima, Piccione.Piccione, Lucio Vanotti, and Giorgio Armani guest designer Ujoh.

Jesi Max

About Jesi Max -

A writer and entrepreneur who works on the marketing and strategy side of fashion. In particular, her writing and professional work focuses on the art of narrative marketing and branding as it applies to fashion and luxury. She also is the author of, a new blog that looks at fashion from an intellectual perspective.

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