Milan Fashion Week Day 1: Colour, patterns and romance

If the first day of previews at Milan Fashion Week is any indication, next summer will feature a lot of bold colour and patterns. While the more structured, usually daytime, looks were in heavier fabrics, evening or playtime came in airier, diaphanous materials like chiffon and tulle. Milan designers are offering more romantic looks rather than their trademark slinky and sexy. Long and loose pants were paired with ample tunic tops while voluminous long skirts offered a nice sweep.

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