How To Dress Like Milan Fashion Week's Chicest FROWers: Shopping Fix

20 September 2013 by

Getty / Ermanno Scervino

The Fashion Week sidewalks provide just as much visual entertainment as the runways themselves. The start of Milan has offered a variety of looks of and this Shopping Fix makes them yours for the taking!

A classic go-to for many editors - whose eyes are on the runway prize, rather than trying to be noticed (for anything other than their chic understated-ness that is) - is tailoring. With some simple wardrobe staples you can look smart, chic, effortless but powerful. Emmanuel Alt is always seen in trousers and jeans, silk blouses of the white and khaki variety, and loves a military jacket or blazer. The ever-flamboyant Anna Dello Russo adopted two different tux looks already this week (mind you, she does change outfits for every show) and we can show you how to do it too.

Another fashionista’s look is the bonkers look. It’s a bit OTT: bold prints, bright colours – a lot of clashing and piles of jewellery. Anna Wintour has been sporting a lot of Prada gingham at both LFW and MFW – an obviously pared down take on the bright print trend.

It’s not just about fashion editors, of course, the FROW is always awash with A-Lister celebs too. Their approach is usually less directional (unless you’re GaGa); sexy and devastatingly beautiful tends to be the choice du jour. We’ve already spotted campaign face, Blake Lively at the Gucci show in a slinky leather mustard dress. Whilst Rosie Huntington Whitely was spotted in this sexy Ermanno Scervino slip – an elegant take on the current, punkish lingerie trend.

The off-duty model look is another we like to dissect over fashion week. We’ve already spotted Joan Smalls dashing about in a practical but totally cool Tom-Boyish look. Think leathers, mannish shoes (but team with something cute and young like these ripped denim shorts).  

1. Zara

[a href="http://www.zara.com/uk/en/woman/blazers/studio-jacket-with-golden-button-c269184p1484049.html">Zara[/a], £129

2. Tzipporah

[a href="http://www.brownsfashion.com/product/03T327680004/107/cropped-silk-tuxedo-trousers">Tzipporah[/a] @ Browns, £340

3. Aquazzura

[a href="http://www.brownsfashion.com/product/LS0752670002/027/mod-sexy-thing-suede-and-python-peep-toe-pumps">Aquazzura[/a] @ Browns £390

4. Carven

[a href="http://www.my-wardrobe.com/carven/cross-collar-cotton-shirt-271489">Carven[/a] @ My-wardrobe, £290

5. Antonio Berardi

[a href="http://www.matchesfashion.com/product/163843">Antonio Berardi[/a] @ MatchesFashion.com, £2,260

6. Zara

[a href="http://www.zara.com/uk/en/woman/trousers/trousers-with-pleat-front-c269187p1480546.html">Zara[/a], £39.99

7. 3.1 Philip Lim

[a href="http://www.my-wardrobe.com/3.1-phillip-lim/dark-olive-small-ryder-satchel-291757">3.1 Philip Lim[/a] @my-wardrobe.com, £715

8. Red Valentino

[a href="http://www.my-wardrobe.com/red-valentino/black-patent-bow-detail-loafers-300005">Red Valentino[/a] @ my-wardrobe.com, £264

9. Sophia Webster

[a href="/weblogEntries/penelope-tartan-and-patent-leather-pumps">Sophia Webster[/a] @ Browns, £450

10. Opening Ceremony

[a href="/weblogEntries/unisex-suspicious-minds-cottonblend-sweatshirt">Opening Cermony[/a] @ Browns, £120

11. Stubbs & Wootton

[a href="http://www.brownsfashion.com/product/LS9A52720004/107/boom-pow-motif-velvet-dress-slippers#_______%7B%22GalleryOpen%22%3A1%7D">Stubbs & Wootton[/a] @ Browns, £330

12. EK Thongprasert

[a href="/weblogEntries/misha-silicone-and-cubic-zirconia-necklace">EK Thongpraser[/a]t @ Browns, £480

13. Anna-Karin Karlsson

[a href="http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/413477">Anna-Karin Karlsson @ Net-a-Porter , £480[/a]

14. Kenzo

[a href="http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/374453">Kenzo[/a] @ Net-a-Porter

15. Topshop

[a href="/weblogEntries/%20http:/www.topshop.com/en/tsuk/product/clothing-427/unique-441/chelsea-boots-by-unique-2265457?bi=1&ps=200">Topshop[/a], £175

16. Marni

[a href="http://www.brownsfashion.com/product/017G20710002/046/tree-printed-silkblend-miniskirt">Marni[/a] @ Browns, £445

17. Sophia Webster

[a href="http://www.selfridges.com/en/Shoes/Categories/Shop-Women/Shop-Heels/Fluro-denim-courts_641-10004-4459999669/">Sophia Webster[/a] @ selfridges.com, £540

18. Miu Miu

[a href="http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/386206">Miu Miu[/a] @ Net-a-Porter, £1,560

19. JW Anderson

[a href="http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/383980">JW Anderson[/a] @ Net-a-Porter, £515

20. Camilla & Marc

[a href="http://www.matchesfashion.com/product/171602">Camilla & Marc[/a] @ MatchesFashion.com, £499

21. Dolce & Gabbana

[a href="http://www.brownsfashion.com/product/013F09700002/029/floral-printed-crepe-dress">Dolce & Gabbana[/a] @ Browns, £870

22. Ermanno Scervino

[a href="http://www.ermannoscervino.it/‎">Ermanno Scervino[/a]

23. Valentino

[a href="/weblogEntries/floral-macram-lace-pencil-skirt">Valentino[/a] @ Browns, £935

24. Zara

[a href="http://www.zara.com/uk/en/woman/dresses/lingerie-style-studio-dress-c269185p1537018.html">Zara[/a], £109

25. Topshop

[a href="http://www.zara.com/uk/en/woman/dresses/lingerie-style-studio-dress-c269185p1537018.html">Topshop[/a], £42

26. Topshop Boutique

[a href="http://www.topshop.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=0&viewAllFlag=&langId=-1&storeId=12556&catalogId=33057&parent_categoryId=203984&categoryId=208521&productId=12020515">Topshop[/a] Boutique, £85

27. Valentino

[a href="/weblogEntries/%20http:/www.selfridges.com/en/Shoes/Categories/Shop-Women/Shop-Heels/Studded-court-shoes_783-10004-3492000109/?previewAttribute=Black">Valentino[/a] @ Selfridges.com, £620

28. Whistles

[a href="http://www.whistles.co.uk/fcp/categorylist/dept/accessories?resetFilters=true#product=903000060594">Whistles[/a], £65

29. Balenciaga

[a href="http://www.matchesfashion.com/product/162254">Balenciaga[/a] @ MatchesFashion.com, £495

30. River Island

[a href="http://www.riverisland.com/men/bags--wallets/rucksacks/Blue-colour-block-denim-rucksack-268384">River Island[/a], £26.25

31. Whistles

[a href="http://www.whistles.co.uk/fcp/categorylist/dept/clothing-leather?resetFilters=true#product=903000060466">Whistles, [/a]£295

32. Zara

[a href="http://www.zara.com/uk/en/woman/shoes/ankle-boots/leather-ankle-boot-with-strap-c288001p1535039.html">Zara [/a], £95

32. Toshop Boutique

[a href="http://www.topshop.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=0&viewAllFlag=&langId=-1&storeId=12556&catalogId=33057&parent_categoryId=203984&categoryId=208521&productId=12082445">Toshop Boutique[/a], £45

33. Balenciaga

[a href="http://www.matchesfashion.com/product/162232">Balenciaga[/a] @ MatchesFashion.com, £385

34. Paige Denim

[a href="http://www.my-wardrobe.com/paige-denim/wyatt-jimmy-jimmy-skinny-boyfriend-jeans-573126">Paige Denim[/a] @ My-wardrobe, £255

36. MSGM

[a href="http://www.brownsfashion.com/product/037616700002/027/eco-nappa-sweatpants">MSGM[/a] @ Browns

37. Helmut Lang

[a href="http://www.my-wardrobe.com/helmut-lang/ink-leather-bomber-top-131060">Helmut Lang[/a] @ My-wardrobe, £400

38. Pollini

[a href="http://www.brownsfashion.com/product/LSA552720002/027/patent-leather-creeper-brogues">Pollini [/a]@ Browns, £475

39. Topshop

[a href="http://www.topshop.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=0&viewAllFlag=&langId=-1&storeId=12556&catalogId=33057&parent_categoryId=208491&categoryId=277012&productId=12140417">Topshop[/a], £58

40. Zara

[a href="http://www.zara.com/uk/en/woman/blazers/jackets/checked-studio-jacket-c498010p1554522.html">Zara[/a], £109


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