SS18 Womenswear Catwalks: Milan’s Key Takeaways

Elevated Ath-leisure

Athleisure isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. The newness for next season within athleisure comes from mixing technical sport fabrics and details with high fashion silhouettes and cuts. Think silk skirts with track tops and leggings, or culottes and sports bras. Athleisure continues to demonstrate that it is not just for the gym, but everyday.

Sun Blushed Pastels

Milan designers evolved the classic Pastel palette into  romantic, sun kissed hues. Ombre effects, metallic sheens, transparent sheers and watercolour florals add nuance and a new flare to the traditional Spring Summer shades worn head to toe.

Hyper Florals

Three dimensional florals in all-over prints in vibrant hues and top to toe looks are next season’s floral statement, an exciting yet experimental shift for this classic summer print. Tropical florals are fused with romantic blossoms in bold, eccentric colours across smart, co-ords and daywear styles. For a more literal translation, look to Milan’s favourite, Gucci.

Legging Statement

Leggings and tights are the new trouser for Spring Summer 2018. The consistent trend of athleisure inspires this key item with the use of designed waistbands and co-ordinated styling. Print is what is driving this item, in loud and colourful designs. Ways to style this legging is under dresses and skirts to clash prints from head to toe.

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