Milan Fashion Week AW21: FIB’s Verdict

Much like London fashion week, the Milan leg was a digital affair. Tired of lockdown leisurewear, the Italian city’s creatives are designing for when the world opens up again.

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Here are FIB’s picks for the best of Milan Fashion Week 2021:


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Prada encompasses retro glamour this fall, examining the space between conventional polar opposites in their fall 2021 collection.

Architect of the show, Rem Koolhas said that Prada has a unique way of approaching style aversions,

“Hers is an unusual form of dislike, in which you explore why you dislike something and then you do something with that energy.”

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Designer duo Raf Simons and Miuccia Prada have created a psychedelic meets art-nouveau mix up, accentuated with faux fur stoles and granddad cardigans.


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Ballet dancer Rudolph Nureyev’s ballet attire and Jimi Hendrix’s iconic threads were the inspiration for Etro’s AW21 collection. The balance of stage-ready separates and roomy statement pieces creates a love-land of head-to-toe leopard print, paisley shifts, tasseled outerwear and velvet finery.

Etro told Vogue:

“If you see people going out, how they are making their outfits, I don’t think there are those old distinctions anymore. Between outdoor, indoor, leisure, business…between everything, actually. Which is a sort of freedom that is developing today.”

Check out the show on Etro.


Half dress-up-box fantasy, half old Hollywood glamour, Pop culture’s most irreverent designer Jeremy Scott, brings Moschino AW21 to life with a playful twist on technicolour fantasy. Bejeweled and print-focused, the collection encompasses a larger-than-life sense of wonder.

On Covid-19’s impact on fashion, Moschino creative director Jeremy Scott told Vogue,

“I guess I live in such a fantasy land … I mean, you have to get dressed anyway, don’t you?” …

“Comfort schmomfort! What we need now more than ever is fantasy and glamour and things that make you feel wonderful, and I don’t think sweatpants do that.”


Missoni’s trademark geometric knits encompass the notions of sustainability, ‘style which lasts’ and cosy comfort in their 2021 fall collection.

Angela Missoni said in a statement,

“Of course, you will find a new direction because the wardrobe evolves and you need new pieces. You will find more leisurewear, for sure, but also the classic pieces – the very soft knitwear, oversize sweaters… There’s an attitude that changes. I do hope that we can go and socialise outside. The video starts with a single girl, who then meets all her friends. And it ends with them running, free, towards the light. The hope… a little message. We’re going to have a future of freedom, soon.”

The Missoni AW21 film showcase Look Right Through Me explores the intimacy of different domestic situations and the glamorous appeal of a mysterious club.

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