Milan Fashion Week


Stella Jean – SS18

Stella Jean always has exciting shows, and for the spring / summer of 2018 the show wasn’t different. La Paz and Bolivia are the places where the designer has sought inspiration for her new lively collection! Following her heritage, Stella Jean has been dragged from the legendary story that these women of this place write each day. Indigenous women with hair wrapped in long braids, discriminated for decades mainly because of their clothes, are known to proudly impose their independence. The whole collection wears strong garments, like the character of the idealized woman by Stella, a strong Latin woman who struggles for her goals.” The garments represent exactly the concept of empowerment of women, with colorful and traditional clothes that is characterized by a spectacular encounter of pride and power!

Aquilano.Rimondi SS18

The Milan fashion week has began, and one of the first shows we had the pleasure to see was the brand Aquilano Rimondi, which for the spring / summer 2018 brought the graphic sense of the essential geometries along with a very practical elegance. All these well-combined elements are suitable for a woman who wants to be sporty without having to give up on elegance. In fact, the simple mix of primary colors and brand logo give life to energy-generating garments.” Essential cuts, asymmetrical and plisse shapes are able to create harmoniously ultra-natural femininity. The white shirt, iconic piece and brand DNA are reinterpreted and redesigned in large volumes. The knit and vinyl are some of the precious and natural fabrics that worked with an Italian tailoring, which made it possible to produce high quality fabric!

Les Hommes SS18

Another Milan Men Fashion Week concludes successfully! You could follow a little through our Instagram, the madness of those days that have passed, full of shows and presentations. Today we finish the Italian Spring / Summer 2018 men season , with the  Les Hommes parade, that happened last Saturday, in a wonderful palace in Milan! The brand’s creative directors, Tom Notte and Bart Vandebosch, drew inspiration from the culture of the East, exploring in the folds of history re-reading the modern version of a wardrobe that resembles tradition as it watches the future.  The collection has a range of urban footprints, following the heritage of the brand that comes back with Asian references. The pieces come with loops, chains and belts that overlap, creating geometric figures and giving rise to a comfortable armor, fresh and ultra contemporary. The jacquard, the highlight of the work of Notte and Vandebosch, appears in…

The James Bond Men by Bilionaire

Men, watch out! For next Spring / Summer, Billionaire collection is inspired by the glamorous world of James Bond. Secret Agent 007 has a lot in common with the brand’s new collection: both are international jetsetters, lifelong playboys and always on a mission. They live life as they drive their cars, fast but always in control. The summer wardrobe, from the man devised by Billionaire, has versatile pieces, which can be combined with each other, both day and night. Everything is very easy to-go, but attention, each piece has a special detail, because the class is always, always present! The color chart is very lively, and alternates between the exotic places that the Billionaire man moves, such as: Saint Tropez, St Barths, Belize and Jamaica. To know more about this collection, check out the photos:

Plein Sport – SS18

Welcome to a futuristic vision of gladiatorial combat, a world where only the strongest survive and win is the only goal. Let the games begin, this is the sports line signed by Philipp Plein, the so called Plein Sport! Culture & Trend went to check out the gym line show for next spring / summer 2018 which has a complete segment of clothes and accessories for sports, such as: hoddies, sweatshirts, leggings, vests, all produced with technical and innovative fabrics designed to adapt and change according to the demands of the body during the workout, keeping the body temperature cool while the temperature caused by the exercises increases, and keeping dry as the exercise intensifies. The Plein Sport line combines materials of netting and streching, making each piece move along with the body. The news of the collection are the sneakers, including an extensible sock version, incorporating a unique cutting…

Philipp Plein SS18 – Fast & Glorious

Dear readers, fasten your seat belts because Philipp Plein’s engines have been lit and the speed is high! Every season, Philipp Plein surprises his guests by presenting a real show during fashion week! This time, as always, the parade reached a very high speed and the spectators were well open-mouth. Culture & Trend team had the pleasure to attend this fashion parade/show, which happened last Saturday, June 17 in Milan during the Men’s Fashion Week. For the upcoming Spring / Summer 2018, Philipp Plein revives and unleashes a swift, glorious parade in a pedal-to-the-metal style with pieces inspired by the celebrated Grease movie. The models represented juvenile delinquents from West Side Story, with their cigarettes tucked behind their ears. These rock and roll “rebels” paraded in their jeans and of course leather jackets that were covered with flags, skulls and “Glorious Bastards” insignia, and jeans, were decorated with flames. Plein’s…

Wunderkind FW17/18

Wunderkind brings punk, grunge and military elements for the next winter, dedicated to a woman with a strong personality. But the elements mentioned above, are also mixed in the menswear that highlights the femininity of Wunderkind woman, it may seem a paradox, but it works just well. Such as, for example, large coats of two layers and masculine ones which create a special contrast with the sensuality expressed in the skirts. The color chart brings strong colors like black, red, pink and plum, with fabrics ranging from velvet to neoprene. Check out: IT- Wunderkind porta elementi punk grunge e militari per il prossimo inverno, per una donna di forte personalità. Ma gli elementi menzionati sopra, sono anche mescolati nella modellazione maschile che mette in risalto la femminilità della donna Wunderkind, può sembrare un paradosso, ma funziona altrettanto bene. Come, ad esempio, i grandi capotti di due strati e cappotti da uomo creando un contrasto con perfezione…

Fashion Brands You Must Know

The fashion world is constantly changing, and consequently various brands are beginning to arise to meet a strong consumer demand for novelty. During the White Trade Show, where a lot of brands present their collections, C&T went to explore the stands to meet and discover brands, in order to present them to you. Keep reading: IT- Il mondo della moda è in continua evoluzione, e di conseguenza vari brand cominciano a nascere per soddisfare la forte domanda dei consumatori per le novità. Durante la fiera White Trade Show, dove vari marchi presentano le loro collezioni, C&T è andato ad esplorare gli stand per incontrare nuovi e riscoprire marchi che già conosciamo, in modo da presentarli a voi. Continuare a leggere: PT- O mundo da moda está em constante mudança e desenvolvimento, e de consequência várias marcas começam a aparecer, para satisfazer a alta demanda dos consumidores por novidades. Durante a…

Laura Biagiotti SS17 – Golf Attraction

The summer of Laura Biagiotti is inspired by one of the most chic sport: golf. Obviously polo shirts are part of this collection, which also brings the argyle print, giving an air of elegance and sophistication for the woman conceived by the designer. The golf ball becomes an accessory, and is revisited through sunglasses, necklaces and shoes. The silhouettes appear soft, straight and flare, and lengths ranging from mini to long, with a color palette very varied, taking the green, white, black, blue and purple. The collection is a paradigm that combines two worlds, fashion and sport, dedicated to a romantic woman, independent and competitive, emphasizing her femininity. IT- L’estate di Laura Biagiotti si ispira a uno degli sport più chic: il golf. Ovviamente camicie polo fanno parte di questa collezione, che porta anche la stampa di rombo, dando un’aria elegante e sofisticata per la donna ideata dalla designer. La…