There has been a definite departure from tight-fitting slim separates to noticeably relaxed and louche shapes. Take inspiration from baggy street-wear as oversized structural silhouettes lend a fresh perspective on staples. Pleated or plain oversized shorts showcase casual at its best.
|Salvatore Ferragamo Spring/Summer 2014|
Parkas are a super trend for S/S2014– perfect for summery outerwear. Lightweight parkas, anoraks and cagoules took centre stage in Milan. The sporty man with an edge is back.
|Fendi Spring/Summer 2014|
A splurge of floral and abstract prints and beachscapes dominated the catwalks in Milan. Vibrant tropical hues and tones hold their tight grip on the runways and on next summer’s style.
|Prada Spring/Summer 2014|
In addition to the traditional summer fabrics of cotton, silk and linen, the runways showcased some memorable and unconventional textures and materials. Shiny raincoats and waterproofs, a plethora of rainbow PVC and layers of leather injected an exploratory and creative edge to Spring/Summer style.
|DSquared2 Spring/Summer 2014|
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* Guest post by Gemma Fresacher (www.luxgeist.com)