Brush up on Your Fashion ABC’s: What You Need to Know about Milan Fashion Week


The shows, the models, the best moments



There are some things the Italians know best: For one, they know—no, they live—glamour. Another, they know drama; and there’s never a shortage of the two when fashion week wraps up in London and makes its way to Milan.


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Keep scrolling to see the major highlights from the third stop in the fashion calendar. This is Milan Fashion Week Spring 2018:


Alessandro Michele of Gucci is (still) untouchable.

What is Milan Fashion Week without Gucci? For spring 2018, creative director Alessandro Michele and his team sends a co-ed, retro party with a hint of hip granny and corpo gal of the future down the runway. On paper, it does seem like random fashion mishmash, but of course Michele pulls this off beautifully.


Photos: Yannis Vlamos/ for Vogue


No. 21 provides a fresh take on peekaboo fashion.

Photos Marcos Tondo/ for Vogue


Alessandro Dell’Acqua’s pastel perfect collection is sporty-meets-delicate, edge-meets-elegant.


Prada’s show is Instagram “it” girl-free and it’s a nice change.

Photos Monica Feudi/ for Vogue


Miuccia Prada, through this particular collection, shows she is “interested in someone who can be active and present today,” alluding to women who want to change the world (we suppose, given the shaky political climate.)


At Moschino, models are biker ballerinas and delicate flowers.

Photos: Yannis Vlamos/ for Vogue


Strange and a little disconnected, but that is the Jeremy Scott way. He’s here to entertain among other things!


Milan confirms the return of oversized sunglasses.

(L—R) Dolce & Gabbana, Giorgio Armani, Salvatore Ferragamo, Versace, Gucci, Prada.


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Bubuyog shades, oversized aviators, even bigger cat-eye sunglasses and more. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are probably pleased.


The original supers reunite at Versace.

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To pay tribute to Gianni Versace on his 20th death anniversary, the original supermodels of the ‘80s (Carla Bruni, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and Helena Christensen) get together to close the Spring 2018 the show.


Kaia Gerber, beautiful offspring of one of the aforementioned supers, is the model of the moment.

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The 16-year-old made her fashion week debut in New York, stomping it out and marking the return of the ‘80s strut in the street-turned-runway at Alexander Wang. In Milan, she walked the Bottega Veneta, Versace, Moschino and Prada shows. She was also first face at Fendi.


It’s all about outlined eyes and sideswept bangs for beauty.

(L—R) Fendi, Prada, Gucci, Giorgio Armani


Spring 2018 is the season for choppy bangs and makeup that makes the eyes pop.


Fashionable guests are all about monochromatic looks.



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It was a common denominator among the most stylish in the streets.


And just like that, fashion month is almost over. Stay tuned for highlights from the next stop: Paris Fashion Week!