There’s the floor-sweeping, the featherweight and the intricately-adorned, the gown drenched in colour, the silhouette cast in shreds of gold and the sheer dress that makes transparency appear more like a walking dream, there’s beauty and there’s understated elegance describing Milan Fashion Week (MFW), all that plus a silent promise for the garments to gently steal your breath away.
Celebrating femininity and the glorious complexity of Italian heritage, here are 10 of the most amazing dresses to have walked the spring 2015 runways in Milan.
A sublime silhouette, the most delicate of neutral shades, a subtle play on transparency and a whisper of gold are the main elements to turn Elisebeta Franchi’s dress into a divine take on modern luxury.
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Suspended from a bejeweled neckline, the vividly tie-dyed dress at Emilio Pucci is lush and ultra-sexy, but it is also gifted with gorgeous movement and flair, making it all the more perfect for the modern-day goddess.
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There was no shortage of heavenly adorned sheer silhouettes at Blumarine, exquisite floral appliques making sure all the right places were carefully concealed while leaving enough for the imagination to spin upon.
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Fluid and sweeping, the precious gown adorned in micro floral prints melts the delicate lingerie inspiration with Luisa Beccaria’s unmistakable play on romance in a silhouette that’s just as beautiful as a fairy tale.
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A full silhouette embroidered with red carnations mixes the ethereal nature of sheerness with the best of ornate embellishments, in a dress carrying the fragrant appeal of Dolce & Gabbana.
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The softest petal-applique vines clambering a strapless floor-sweeping silhouette netted into a trellis, took prettiness to a whole other level at Alberta Ferretti.
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For a column gown graciously hitting the floor, the purple number at Roberto Cavalli made perfect use of cotton lace and subtle cutaways to completely alter the chaste impression.
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Striated patterns that appear to be created by wind on dunes, the muted colours of the sand and Armani’s impeccable draping gave birth to a one-of-a-kind dress bearing an almost organic allure, on the Milan runways.
See all of Giorgio Armani spring 2015.
A mix up of radiant color shades, and a whimsical use of floral appliqués paint the new portrait of femininity at Laura Biagiotti, where a floor-length gown epitomizes everything that’s joyful about spring and summer.
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Like an elaborate symphony of flower appliques imagined to gently adorn a see-through organza silhouette, the gorgeous maxi-dress at John Richmond melted sexiness into floating sophistication.
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