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Fashion Insights from the Streets of Milan

In this blog post, Olivia and Laura share the hottest styles seen at Milan Fashion Week this past week.

Last week, Milan became the epicentre of fashion frenzy for Milan Fashion Week. Having experienced Fashion Week in the literal fashion capital of Europe, I witnessed firsthand the merging of art, culture and haute couture. This bi-annual week-long event attracts designers, models, celebrities and fashion enthusiasts from around the globe, transforming the streets into a runway of creativity and self-expression.

Walking through the streets of Milan during fashion week is like stepping into a living, breathing fashion magazine. Every corner of the city unveils new creativity, with fashionistas showcasing their unique interpretations of the latest trends. From avant-garde ensembles to classic elegance, the diversity of styles is both captivating and inspiring.

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As I observed the fashion of Milan Fashion Week, several trends emerged on the streets, beyond the runways:

Bold Colours and Prints: Vibrant hues and eye-catching patterns dominated the streets, adding energy and personality into every outfit. From head-to-toe monochromatic looks to electric mash-ups of prints, Milan Fashion Week was a celebration of fearless self-expression.

Statement Accessories: Accessories became the ultimate conversation starters, with oversized sunglasses, chunky jewelry, and statement handbags stealing the spotlight. These bold embellishments added a touch of drama and individuality to even the simplest of outfits.

Mixing High and Low Fashion: Fashionistas showcased their creativity by seamlessly blending high-end designer pieces with affordable, accessible brands. Mixing luxury with streetwear, vintage finds with contemporary staples, Milan Fashion Week attendees embraced an eclectic approach to style.

Gender Fluidity: Traditional notions of gendered fashion were challenged, with many individuals embracing fluidity and freedom in their clothing choices. Androgynous silhouettes, gender-neutral designs and unisex pieces highlighted the evolving landscape of fashion inclusivity.

While the runways of Milan Fashion Week epitomize haute couture and high fashion, it's on the streets where the true essence of style is found. Fashion Week is not just about the clothes; it's about the stories, the creativity, and the sense of community that unites us all.


Laura from Olivia + Laura


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