Paris fashion shows: trends SS 2020

“Bernadette” by Beatrice Brandini

La Ville Lumiere: Parigi

And here we are with the last post of fashion shows / trends in Paris. Many proposals, not always up to expectations, also because in some cases designers and fashion houses have focused on the theatrical effect, wanting to amaze at all costs, sometimes sacrificing elegance, portability and consistency. Read more

Milan fashion shows: Trends SS 2020

“Italia” by Beatrice Brandini

Milano

The Milan fashion week is also over, giving us collections full of creativity, beauty, excellence in manufacturing and fabrics, in the ability to give us emotions. I’m not biased, although Italian, but summing up these shows I struggled to select only fragments; many things presented by designers and interesting maisons, confirming the leadership of Milan and all of Italy. W the Made in Italy! Read more

NY fashion shows: trends SS 2020

“America” by Beatrice Brandini

Statue of Liberty

The New York Spring-Summer 2020 fashion shows have just ended, in the post I wanted to summarize the strongest concepts with sketches and images, further highlighting them with a mood board. However the most evident (important) thing seen in the New York catwalks, was the accentuation, and consequent inclusion, of the differences. Gender, sexual orientation, physicality (many curvy models), testifying that things are really changing. Read more

89th Pitti Bimbo, a wonderful world!

Péro 

“Red Curls” by Beatrice Brandini

The Pitti Bimbo fair has been concluded for a few weeks ago, registering attendance for a total of 5,100 buyers, of which almost half came from abroad. There were 603 brands present, 399 international; 116,300 web pages displayed during the week of the fair, considerable figures, despite an uncertain economic climate. Read more

Pitti Filati No. 86, the yarn festival is here! (part one)

“Peonia” by Beatrice Brandini

Feel the Yarn The X Contest: Viktorija Mineikyte

The 85th edition of Pitti Filati, the Pitti Immagine fair dedicated to knitting yarns, ended on Friday, confirming its leadership in the sector every season, as well as a prestigious showcase for colors, yarns, knitwear, trends and lifestyle. It is here, in fact, that the most important fashion designer, style office and knitters in the world make purchases. Read more

Araki in Siena: “Sensei” is born!

Foto Araki. “Effetto Araki”. Siena, Santa Maria della Scala

“Japanese model” di Beatrice Brandini

From June 21 to September 30, Siena, at the museum complex of Santa Maria della Scala, hosts an unmissable exhibition of the master Nobuyoshi Araki: Effetto Araki. The exhibition, organized by the Santa Maria della Scala with the support of Opera-Civita, is curated by Filippo Maggia. Read more