Milan Fashion Week: Miuccia Prada, Sabato Russo, Giorgio Armani showcase their designshttps://indianexpress.com/photos/lifestyle-gallery/milan-fashion-week-miuccia-prada-sabato-russo-giorgio-armani-showcase-their-designs-5025733/

Milan Fashion Week: Miuccia Prada, Sabato Russo, Giorgio Armani showcase their designs

This year, the Milan Fashion week was all about slogans. With designers like Miuccia Prada, Sabato Russo and Giorgio Armani displaying their collection, the ramp was an interesting blend of style statements and fashion trends.

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

The fashion industry has been making many political and social statements in the recent past. Be it the Golden Globes or the Milan Fashion Week, designers and celebrities have used it as a weapon to take a stand. The Milan Fashion week this year was all about slogans. 'Time For Change' is the common call that fashion world can expect to see emblazoned across tees, shirts and sweatshirts next fall. With designers like Miuccia Prada, Sabato Russo and Giorgio Armani displaying their collection, the ramp was an interesting blend of style statements and fashion trends. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

The backdrop of Japanese designer Yoshio Kubo's designs was a plane crash on Mount Everest. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

A model wearing a diaphanous red parachute billowing behind a bright striped pant paired with a printed shirt, lead the way. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk
Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

The bold colours gave deeper meaning to a sheer organza anorak with frayed edges that tried to show an aeroplane's fibreglass shell. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

Besides the bold red, purples were also a part of the designer's vibrant collection, suggesting Nepalese scenery one can gaze into from the plane. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk
Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

The designer preserved the classics like blacks, greys, tans and olive greens. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk
Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

A model wears a creation as part of the Yoshio Kubo men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, presented in Milan, Italy, Monday, January 15, 2018. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

A model wears a creation as part of the Yoshio Kubo men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, presented in Milan, Italy, Monday, January 15, 2018. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

Fendi, designed by Silvia Fendi, closed the fashion show with their designs. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

Fendi recreated a baggage claim of the arrivals hall on the ramp with moving carousels and “Nothing To Declare” exit for models. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

Models wore long fur coats, layered jackets, retro suits and several bags at once. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

Some had the umbrella hats more usually seen on tourists. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

Fendi, which is famously known for their liberal use of fur, was no different this time. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

For the non-fur pieces, they went with slogan knitwear, logo bags and checked suits. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

Models wear creations as part of the Fendi men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Monday, January 15, 2018. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

Models wore cagoules showing they were ready to brave any weather. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

A model wore a creation of Palm Angels as part of the men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, presented in Milan, Italy. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

A model wore a creation of Palm Angels as part of the men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, presented in Milan, Italy, Sunday, January 14, 2018. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

The accessory was calmly described as "studded baclavas" in the notes, but if it is any comfort, they are more likely a runway gimmick than a commercial proposition. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

A model wore a red plaid shirt with jeans and parka made alarming by the black facemask with nails sticking out. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

Francesco Ragazzi unveiled his latest looks for Palm Angels at the Milan Fashion Week. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

A model wore a creation of Prada as part of the men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, presented in Milan, Italy, Sunday, January 14, 2018. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

A model wore a Prada creation as part of the men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, presented in Milan, Italy. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

Models wore creations of Prada as part of the men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, presented in Milan, Italy. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

Models wore creations of Prada as part of the men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, presented in Milan, Italy on Sunday, January 14. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

The choice of boxy shapes for men and women appeared to be unisex as they concealed the wearer. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

The designer generously used her favoured material in her pieces for the next cold weather season, padding them and applying layers. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

Miuccia Prada used black nylon as the star of her collection. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

A model wore a creation of the Sartorial Monk as part of the men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, presented in Milan, Italy on Sunday, January 14. (Source: AP)

A model wore a creation of the Sartorial Monk as part of the men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, presented in Milan, Italy. (Source: AP)

While the first half of the collection was more sartorial, the second part was more relaxed and loungey, with long, cosy knitwear and soft velvets. (Source: AP)

The models walked barefoot, giving a Zen sense to the simple flowing pieces: a slate double-breasted jacket over wide, pleated cotton trousers for him, or cropped tailored jackets worn with long clinging skirts for her. (Source: AP)

The looks appeared simple to the eye but was full of details like Middle Eastern draping, that belies a complexity. The pieces seemed to envelop the models. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

Sabato Russo's brand, Sartorial Monk made its Milan debut collection. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

A model walked the ramp in a creation as part of the Sunnei men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

A model wore a creation as part of the Sunnei men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, presented in Milan, Italy. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

A model wore a creation as part of the Sunnei men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, presented in Milan, Italy on Sunday, January 14. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

A model wore a creation as part of the Sunnei men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, presented in Milan. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

A model wore a creation as part of the Sunnei men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, presented in Milan, Italy. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

Designers Dan Caten and Dean Caten accepted applause at the end of the Dsquared2 men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

The mood ranged from country style to rockabilly and hippie chic. Oversized knitwear served as tableaus for western scenes. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

Red plaid emerged as the prevailing print in the Western-themed collection. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

DSquared2 adhered to the recent Milan trend of combining men and women's shows, scheduling their ramp shows during the less hectic January round focusing on menswear. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

Suede overcoats with fur detailing raised the style quotient one notch higher. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

Models sashayed down the ramp in fur coats that uplifted the style statement at the Milan Fashion Week. (Source: AP)

Models wore creations as part of the Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy. (Source: AP)

Models walked the ramp wearing bulky jackets. (Source: AP)

A model wore a creation as part of the Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

A model strutted down the ramp to showcase the collection of Giorgio Armani at the Milan Fashion Week. (Source: AP)

Fashion is making many political and social statements this year. Be it the Golden Globes or the Milan Fashion Week, designers and celebrities have used it as a weapon to take their stand. the Milan Fashion week this year was all about slogans. ''Time For Change" is the common call that fashion world can expect to see emblazoned across tees, shirts and sweatshirts next fall. With designers like Miuccia Prada, Sabato Russo and Giorgio Armani displaying their collection, the ramp was an interesting blend of style statements and fashion trends. (Source: AP)

Miuccia Prada chose black nylon as the star of his collection. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

Models wear creations as part of the Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Monday, January 15, 2018. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

A model wears a creation as part of the Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Monday, January 15, 2018. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

Armani started the show with a display of classic blazers for men. The designer debuted shoulder robing this time on the ramp. (Source: AP)

Milan Fashion week, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani men's Fall-Winter 2018-19 collection, DSquared 2, sunnei, sartorial monk

A model wears a creation as part of the N21 fashion collection, presented in Milan, Itlay on January 15. (Source: AP)