Spring – summer 2015
The years of 1970s, the sea issue and pastel shades, denim and a plenty of lace are the very things worth paying attention this spring in the review of trends of “Podium Italia”.
The new collection of Angelo Galasso is a real and vivid luxury for men who like to be in the focus of attention. The top priorities are the most expensive materials and courageous design decisions. The spring collection traditionally represents magnificent suits, classical suit jackets, overcoats and cardigans, blazers, straight and slim trousers, the well-known watch-cuff shirts, monophonic and bright shirts and also jeans.
The main range of colors are blue, crimson and white. The “square”, zigzag lines and a camouflage are also actual ones.
As for the footwear – stylish shoes, loafers, moccasins from leather and nubuck are left unattended.
This time Alexander Vang presented to public a futuristic collection which looks and sportive, and magnificent at the same time. The designer shows raincoats and dresses made of a grid, drapes light fabrics into strict geometrical forms, thus the designer preserves the elegance and uses powdery, black, white and lilac tones.
In spring and summer collection the designers of BCBG MaxAzria decided to play with paints and degrada effect: orange, blue and red shades smoothly turn into white color. All this bears a faint resemblance to clothes of the artist trying to wipe the stiffen paint from the clothes, but who eventually decides that so even it is better to leave the stiffen paint on his cloth.
Dress coats (dressing gown), the “flying” long skirts and jackets of different lengths are also presented in pastel shades which are so actual this season.
There is no way to speak about luxury, without reminding Billionaire. Current spring and summer Billionaire Couture models guarantee not only the embodiment of luxury style, but also comfort in a hot season. It will be provided by exclusive fabrics – cotton, silk and flax of pastel shades, thin jersey, denim of special processing. The key role is given to all shades of lilac, exclusive fabrics with inserts from python leather on them.
This spring Christopher Bailey, the creative designer of Burberry, gave vent to imagination and painted classical, familiar trenches with graphic flowers.
Lace became the second key element of the collection. Transparent “pencil” skirts and weightless cocktail dresses are made of lace.
Colours of the collection are pink, mint, violet and yellow, almond, white. In the line of accessories – clutches, long scarves and motley sandals.
Castangia dal 1850 – classical suits, shirts, accessories and footwear helping to create an integral and original look of a modern man. In new season the classical style is perfectly supplemented with stylish casual looks. Respectability of a collection is emphasized by noble colours – gray, beige, white, khaki, blue.
The man of Corneliani is a self-assured admirer of italian traditions. He is a good judge of quality and he doesn’t scare to experiment and keeps up to date, trying on himself both classical, elegant and sports looks.
This spring and summer he will pay attention to the muffled shades of classical suits, comfortable casual cloth of warm shades, unusual details of accessories and new models of footwear.
This season Damir Doma as if the artist traces landscapes in the collection. Sand, terracotta, swampy green, gray – the designer suggests to combine all palette of shades of the waking-up nature in one image. By the tradition Damir Doma chooses exclusively natural fabrics– denim, suede, chiffon.
Unlike the colleagues, Dsquared2 at once stepped in iridescent and warm summer. Crop-tops, bermuda shorts, women’s suits, jackets, skirts to the floor and even bathing suits literally burn with all shades of the rainbow. Turquoise, red, blue, canary-yellow, orange – such color palette will precisely suggest women of fashion an idea: “This summer will be especially unforgetable “.
Brothers Katen don’t disregard also men: designers presented the whole line of tuxedos – from classical ones to dendi suits. And shabby jeans, military jackets, shirts with geometrical inserts on them and trousers with bright prints supplement the brand collection.
Peter Dundas — one more designer inspired by the era of the 70s. The designer preferred to concentrate on bohemian style and travel tropic. In the first part of the collection Peter sends us to travel across distinguished Europe and mysterious Asia, in another part – transfers us to the era of freedom-loving hippies.
In collection there are also light fabrics with bright indistinct prints, and the east motives embroidery, and ponchos in “net” – an ideal image of the era of young Jane Birkin. A knitted macrame and suede – the main materials of the collection.
Giorgio Armani relied on sea subject and presented the collection from suits to bathing suits, devoted to ultramarine shades. Bright colour is combined with classical black and white, reminding stripped vests of fearless seamen, and the volume pattern on tops is similar to a curly wave.
One can read the sea subject on man’s collection where there are simple strict lines cast by suits of the past, and a classical combination of white-blue strips.
Mini-length dresses, cuts up to a hip, experiments with denim, blue roses on jackets – it seems, designers of Ermanno Scervino decided to go in a very unusual way and this season not to stop on the image of business lady.
This season, according to designers, actual blue and saturated-green colors, lace, a snake print and wattledfinishing. The combination of convenience and elegance are invariable in the collection.
In a female collection the Italian Fay stakes on paillettes and cartoon characters. For those who is young and impudent, in the collection there are many light dresses, miniskirts, free cut trousers and graceful tops.
The man’s collection includes looks in casual style. Cozy overcoats, stylish jackets, shirts in square and with effect to a degrada, high quality of denim, comfortable footwear – a strong half of mankind will enjoy the spring shopping.
The luxury is steadily present at all Francesca Piccini’s collections. In new season the designer offers elegant dresses of different silhouettes – the slim and free cuts. In the center of attention of the collection: a graceful cut, attention to details, a decor for lining fabrics, accents in the form of flowers and crystals of Swarovski, and also nacreous and gilded finishing.
G2G is a brand for girls who like to dream, therefore the designers pay much attention to romantic style. They unusually beat ease with fabrics, experimenting their transparency, and safely use asymmetries of cuts and folds, emphasizing clothes’ silhouette.
The usage of silk, cashmere, chiffon, vintage denim and elastic viscose, and the main brand’s feature are prints in the form of a scattering of the stars interpreting the brand history.
A perfect quality is the cornerstone of all Giorgio Grati’s collections. The new season didn’t become an exception: classical trousers, blouses and shirts of pastel tones are faultless and elegant. Summer coats, monophonic jackets, graceful tops and midi skirts are capable to give to a modern woman even more charm.
The years of 70s – this era became a dominant in spring and summer Giuseppe
Zanotti’s collection. Among the novelties of the brand there are metallized gladiators and bohemian sandals similar to that Paul McCartney and Mick Jagger’s, the devoted fans once carried.
Among classics of the brand there are stylish shoes on a high heel, sandals admiring us with courageous design, and slipper of the most fashionable flowers.
The qualitative jersey still never got out of fashion. The Gran Sasso models, at the same time both are cozy, and give to shape a unique grace. Cardigans, polo, pullovers, tops and blouses of spring shades will emphasize your status and will define your style: from city casual to an easy raid of retro.
This season Hoss Intropia offers a bright summer mood. According to designers, it consists of fashionable shades of mint, pastel-pink, red, black and white.
This spring and summer you will also find miniskirts, free tunics and the “flying” dresses. Lace, the main trend of this season, doesn’t stand aside.
For those who can’t imagine their life without favourite jeans, there is Jacob Cohën, the brand has been existing long time. In a line there are traditional models of direct breed, “skinny”, and also the cropped jeans and jeans with the high waist.
The degrada effect and traditional accents of the brand are actual: silver buttons, five functional pockets, an embroidery with the logo and bright labels from pony fur.
Spring and summer collection of the Italian Jo No Fui is bright, fresh and original one. Structural trapezoid silhouettes of dresses, suits, skirts and tops remind the stylish 70s, and the colour scale consisting of pastel shades gives to models softness and feminity.
Massimo Sforza is a classical example of the male Italian style and a faultless quality. There are no sharp contrasts and the shouting style combinations – shirts, trousers, jeans and jackets are most reserved and laconic ones. Massimo thinks over functionality of each thing up to the slightest details and uses in the masterpieces soft, warm colours, emphasizing them with classical dark blue and black colours.
While speaking about fashionable sport, it is difficult not to mention Moncler and the new interpretation of sport chic from Gianbatista Valli. The designer beats a collection with ease peculiar to it, turning practically into haute couture. Extremely minimalist stuffs the designer recovers, filling simple forms with unexpected details: strict rectangular silhouettes, perforation, red and black twisted lace and favourite flower patterns from red roses and magnificent bouquets. The unexpected decision of the designer – jackets, printed with flags of different countries of the world.
This summer Patrizia Pepe places the accents and advises to address to casual-chic. Primary colours – gentle-pink, saturated green, red and yellow. The key elements – overalls and denim jackets, the suits with flower inserts, fitting dresses. Footwear – bright gym shoes, court shoes on a low heel and monophonic summer boots.
Spring and summer Paul & Joe collection is a female and stylish at the same time. In collection there are free cut dresses, suits, easy jackets, tunics, shirts, blouses and skirts. Emphasis – are bright colours and a flower print.
Bright paints and prints accompany all spring Pinko collection. Easy and spontaneous silhouettes and a little retro chic. The brand Designers suggest to put on gentle dresses with rough wattled sandals and courageously to combine clothes with various prints.
Perhaps, it is possible to call the Red Valentino brand one of the most romantic ones. This season the heroines of the “novel” of Valentino try on themselves dresses from lace, shirts in peas, bright collars and clutches of an original form. Conclusion: it is fresh and extraordinary!
This time the dark master Rick Owens does without favourite black colour and stakes on natural shades and unusual textures. The designer combines with ease in one image some unlike materials at once: to a semitransparent organza with rough fleecy fabric, satin ribbons with patches from suede. Such ideas are seen especially noble and unusual.
Roberto Cavalli, working on spring and summer collection decided to bring together all the best and favourite synchronously. It turned out really beautiful and adequate: animal prints of all colors and types, bright fabrics, embroideries, spangles and the “flying” fabrics. Anyway it won’t turn out for the brand fans to pass away.
This spring Massimiliano Giornetti, in spite of the general tendency of the years of 70s, decided to go some other way and created the collection devoted to the beginning of the last century. In the center of attention there are evening looks, the “flying” fabrics and there is some gloss in the form of the most delicate gilding and embroidery bugles. And it is definitely impossible to look away from it.
Among accessories there are capacious bags and the footwear which thanks to its handwork is worth ranking as one of the most convenient footwear on the planet.
Sergio Rossi’s collection in spring and summer differs in an easy raid of surrealism. The plaid Monki, black-and-white Roger Oxford and refined moccasins will become the main attributes of men’s street style. The comfort to owners of fashionable and refined footwear will be provided by bamboo fiber, leather of the sea slope and suede.
The spring St Johns’ collection is full of elegance and magnificent silhouettes. The combination of classics and unusual prints will delight all supporters of strict elegance. Maxi – and the midi dress of loose fit, suits, the truncated trousers of solid gray or playful red shades, blouses and tops will emphasize the distinguished feminity and the refined taste of a modern lady.
The translucent fabrics, embroidery and patterns borrowed from cultures of different countries – the british Ellis Temperley again created a charming collection for romantic girls. Heroines of her collections aren’t afraid to experiment and safely combine flower prints with black lace.
But the designer’s surprises don’t come to an end: patterns from its collection are similar to pictures from oven tiles, mosaic walls and architectural elements.
Represented the vision of trends of new spring in a new collection of Tory Burch. In the designer’s collection – dresses, suits of a flower coloring, t-shirts “a la sailor suits”, jackets of light shades and air dresses to the floor. Main accents: floristic motives, graceful perforation and natural fabrics (cotton, silk, chiffon, guipure and lace).
Pier Paolo Piccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri continued to create with full scope and interpreted the vision of bohemian and womanly style of the 70s. The first part of the collection is splashy and bright thanks to grafic flowers and a rough denim. The second part is light and trembling, combining gentle sea motives and pastel shades. Both parts are connected by “bridge” from series of white open work dresses.
The line of accessories is not less attractive: bright bags and clutches, backpacks, sneakers from the Carry Over category, sandals and ballerinas are presented in a bright, iridescent print this time.
Donatella Versace in one of the interviews described her collection as “Brave, new and fresh”. And in fact, besides suits and asymmetric dresses, in the collection there are short skirts with put on top dresses-grids, leather crop-tops, dresses with transparent finishing.
And classical models of bags are presented in pink, mint, white and black flowers this time and also decorated with perforation.
The seasonal Versace Collection focuses its attention on a faultless cut, intricate prints and pastel tones. Donatella Versace recommends trouser suits, a combination of short white dresses with silver sandals and overalls of exclusively blue color.
To a man of Versace Collection, according to the designer, it is worth trying on suits of light shades and courageously to experiment the bright prints.
The legendary shoe brand in the new season represents graceful models: shoes on classical thin heels, sandals on a platform, shoe boots with an open toe, sandals with thin thongs, ballerinas and summer boots. Colours of the collection: bright and pastel shades.
Designers of Who Is Who continue to create clothes to walk around the city, and also to enjoy with trends of this season. In new collection there is a key element – the water color patterndecorating short dresses, skirts, wide trousers, overalls and tops.
Accessories support the general subject: beach bags, wide-brimmed hats, shoes on heels with an open toe, bright clutches and belts.
It is easy to be irresistible together with Wolford. Collections of the brand include refined bras and panties, a sconce and combidress which provide improbable comfort. Effective bathing suits perfectly emphasize figure advantages, and panty hoses are presented as classical options, and with drawing actual prints on them.
In the new season Yohji Yamamoto presented a futuristic collection with the Hawaiian prints and monophonic materials, bright, characteristic for the brand. Dresses of an asymmetric cut, free suits, convenient footwear are the present sport chic embodiment. A special attention should be paid to sneakers. Exactly thanks to them in fashion there is a trend to combine sports shoes with haute couture clothes.
This spring and summer are created to declare itself. Consultants of “Podium Italia” know how to help with it, and will prompt how to diversify your clothes.