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Delicate snapshots

Delicate snapshots (All images: Reka Pasztor Turak for SilkSoFine)

Currently ‘suffering’ from some post-fashion-week-syndrome, we are all thrilled, dazzled and exhausted, yet still are lively carrying each show and little detail in our heads and hearts. I’ll now make an attempt to sum up our last seven days briefly for you guys and more importantly provide a rather exciting visual treat with the usage of our own images taken by a Canon EOS M. Besides the tiredness, we are also dealing with the after effects of painful queuing in killer heels and zipping delicious alcoholic drinks, but despite all, we still wish that the season never ends.

Details from the streets of Milan

Details from the streets of Milan

This time we got to enjoy a few days of fashion madness in London, and thereafter in Milan for the very first time. Having previously lived in London, all the getting around went really smooth, mainly since most of the shows are concentrated at the Somerset House, as well as the designer showrooms that showcase an edit of contemporary and luxury designers over two floors to improve visitors’ navigation and ease. While in Milan it’s a bit like in Paris; in between the shows it’s a proper rush to get to one venue from the another, catching cabs and sort the maps.

Beloved details

Beloved details

Both cities though present the biggest names in fashion such as Mulberry, Burberry or Tom Ford in London, while Prada, Dolce&Gabbana and Valentino in Milan just to name a few, whereas in contrary to the big fashion houses, London also lines up the most refreshing and upcoming bunch of talents each season. Hence obviously there is a much bigger space for the underground scene in London; crazy blue hairs and eclectic styles strive to catch the press’ attention, while in Milan you rather spot hot brunettes arriving in heels and chic looks on red vespas wearing helmets.

On the streets of London

On the streets of London

To avoid cliches and generalisations there are argues for both; I mean London will always be the crazy, the dirty, the fun, the greatest place for the ‘anything goes’ belief. While in Milan there is an instant impulse due to the climatic zone and temperament; constant delays, matchless elegance, buzzing city life, the magical Duomo, the bella-s and ciao-s will make the Fashion Week stay unforgettable. Besides breathtaking shows, showrooms and great new connection, we enjoyed some rain and sun, croissants and cocktails here and there, the buzz around tastemakers, paparazzi, bloggers and celebrated stars. Thank you Spring/Summer 2014, you were such an unforgettable joy!

Wir leiden aktuell ein wenig am Post-Fashion-Week-Syndrom, wir sind begeistert, überwältigt und erschöpft und gleichzeitig erhalten wir jede Show und jedes klitzekleine Detail in unseren Köpfen und Herzen am Leben. Ich werde jetzt versuchen, unsere letzten 7 Tage kurz für euch zusammenzufassen und was noch viel wichtiger ist, euch einen ziemlich spannenden visuellen Leckerbissen anbieten mit Hilfe unserer eigenen Fotos, aufgenommen mit einer Canon EOS M. (more…)

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Ports 1961 catwalk show - Milan Fashion Week

Ports 1961 catwalk show – Milan Fashion Week

What a beautiful second day we had in Milan yesterday, starting with a delicious breakfast with the girls from Castor and continuing with reviewing the latest Giles and Mantù collections from up-close (literally up-close, I got to try on an outfit!!!). Full of delicate textures and digital prints, Giles carried on his signature lip prints applied on cool dresses, volumed pastel pink coats and appliquéd onto chiffon sleeves, while the digital prints pictured Kate Moss.

Castor showroom - Giles & Mantú

Castor showroom – Giles & Mantú

Mantù also did something truly beautiful; with the inspiration board picturing detail-rich architectural master pieces, the dresses spoke of the same; beaded collars, floral embellishments and clean lines featured their Spring/Summer 2014 pieces. The highlight of the day though was the Ports 1961 show for the very first time in SilkSoFine’s life – from the first to the last minute our attention was driven by the stunning palette of walking beauties. The collection lined up colours from wintery whites and blacks to warm late summer slash autumn camels through springy pinks reminding me of the four seasons, in the shapes of boxy coats, A-line skirts and pleated dresses. The day ended with proper ‘dolce vita’ feeling in the companion of delish cocktails and light dinner.

Wir hatten gestern so einen wundervollen zweitenTag in Mailand! Er begann mit einem leckeren Frühstück zusammen mit den Mädels von Castor und anschließend schauten wir uns die aktuellen Giles und Mantù Kollektionen aus der Nähe an (und ich meine buchstäblich aus der Nähe, ich durfte sogar ein Outfit anprobieren!!!). (more…)