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20 February 2014 by

Dolce & Gabbana day!

Entrance to Dolce & Gabbana show

Dolce & Gabbana's fairy tale show

Amazing! Bravo Dolce & Gabbana

A glittering finale from Dolce & Gabbana

Beautiful Marni show

Feathered coats at Marni

Marni finale


What a lovely day for the Roberto Cavalli show!

Mr Cavalli himself has a natter backstage pre-show

It's all about the vavavoooom backstage at Roberto Cavalli - no surprises there then

Fashion on fire backstage Roberto Cavalli

A sea of shoes Roberto Cavalli

We grab a chat with Ellie Goulding at Roberto Cavalli

It's Chezza! Our cameraman got this gorge shot of Cheryl Cole at the Roberto Cavalli show

Blogger Chiara Ferragni works Roberto Cavalli's gold jacket

Check out the smokin' set at the Roberto Cavalli show

White layers at Roberto Cavalli

Marvellous street style outside the Roberto Cavalli show

Cavalli fabulous!

Digital editor Jessica Vince takes a break after a fashion-tastic morning

Inside the Prada resee

Chevron stripes at Prada

Camel and roll necks from Ermanno Scervino

Looking good @jimmychooltd AW14

Elegant @jimmychooltd

My Bulgari and I take time out for lunch

Jil Sander

Simple in pale peppermint at Jil Sander

Jil Sander finale

Gorgeous accessories at Tod's

The flat reigns at Tod's

Checks on triple at Tod's

Chic boots from Bally

It's all about dressing down at Calvin Klein Jeans

Texture at Calvin Klein Collection


Strong coats at Sportmax

Luxe leopard at Sportmax

Grazia's Katherine talks through the street style trends in Milano

Next stop: the 2014 International Woolmark Prize. Let the contest begin!

Alexa Chung wears a Valentino cape dress to take her seat on the judging panel

Some wonderful wool creations hit the catwalk for the Woolmark Prize

The judges, including Frida Giannini and Franca Sozzani, reveal the winner of the Woolmark Prize

Digital Editor Jessica Vince chats to Alexa Chung about channelling Cheryl Cole on the Woolmark Prize judging panel

And the winner is... Rahul Mishra!

Name to know: Mauro Grifoni. Definitely for the Grazia girl

We loved the Western influence at Gianvito Rossi

The divine Paula Cademartori showcases her new Piaggi bag

More luxe bags from Paula Cademartori

Check out the fabulous new colour for hero style The Blade couresty of Casadei

Gorgeous booties from Casadei!

Adoring these pretty floral pouches from Furla

Grazia's katherine catches up with the King of Cannes, leopard print and party style: Mr Roberto Cavalli

Diamond checks at Tod's

Primary brights under lock and key at Armani's super chic soirée in Milan

How chic are these Armani shoes!

A parka and a polar bear at Woolrich People. Perfect.

Snuggly parkas all in a row from Woolrich People

Anna Dello Russo causes a paparazzi scrum outside the Armani show. And yes, that's the Jeremy Scott for Moschino outfit she's wearing

ADR takes a selfie outside the Emporio Armani show - whilst sitting on a Vespa

This little lady is causing paparazzi carnage outside the Emporio Armani show. Maybe they think it's JLo (it's not)

Look who's backstage at Emporio Armani: it's only Calvin Harris! The DJ says he's here for his girlfriend. Yep, that's Rita Ora

MTV's Laura Whitmore FROW'd at her first Emporio Armani show today. 'It was so exciting!' she told us

We meet Chiara Ferragni kitted out in Burberry at the Emporio Armani show. 'Wear something comfortable' is her FROW tip

We loved the mushroom-style hats at the Emporio Armani show

One of my favourite re-sees. Getting up close with Fendi's amazing accessories

In detail Fendi

Close up of Fendi's designs

Wow wow! Fendi jewellery by Delfina Delettrez

Shearling handles at Fendi

White hot boots from Fendi

Inside the Moncler world

Aw! Mummy and baby fluffy bags from Moncler

Brian Atwood fringe-tastic creations are not for shrinking violets

Georgia May Jagger in a buttoned white mini at Versace


The day begins with me organising tickets for today's shows

Call it research if you want, but we've come to pay homage at the shrine of Prada

All hail the Prada bag

Look who we've bumped into: ADR herself!

A sweet gift of roses from shoe genius Gianvito Rossi inviting me to his presentation tomorrow

My outwear of choice

We get up-close and personal with Gucci's Autumn Winter 2014 collection

Gucci boots? Don't mind if we do.

Can we have this Gucci biker too please?

It was all about the gold biker with fringing at Just Cavalli. Bowie-fabulous!

There's some excellent street style here in Milano

Onto the Fendi show!

Karl works his magic for Fendi

Check out the murals at Fendi's show space

Cara Delevingne opens the Fendi show, filming through a mini Karl doll. Ha!

Fendi's fabulous finale

It's the street style queen! Anna Dello Russo arrives at Prada in her brilliant coat

Alexa Chung makes a super-chic enterance at Prada

Excitement builds as we arrive at Prada to find an orchestra pit in front of the Brit press

We adore these Prada prints

A scarlet shaggy dress hits the catwalk at Prada

A trio of Prada coats for the grand finale

Model Hanne Gaby brings her metallic magic to MFW

Now this IS exciting: Jeremy Scott's first catwalk show for Moschino - and chocolate!

Bravo Moschino! We love Jeremy Scott's first outing for the brand

Happy Meal anyone?

Moschino via McDonalds

A Jeremy Scott x Moschino phone case for everyone at the show. Hurrah!

We had a gorgeous dinner with our friends from Matches to celebrate Paula Cademartori and her amazing bags


It was an early start at Heathrow this morning, I am SO not a light packer

Anna Dello Russo, chocolates and chic shoes at Gucci - MFW has begun!

What a welcome! Gucci opens Milan Fashion Week

How gorgeous is this short, sweet and crystallised frock at Gucci?

Gucci reminds us it's all about the pastel outwear

Champers o'clock! Now we're fashion week ready.

Hello Joan Smalls! We want your beanie

I'm loving the embellished coats and socks with sandals at Alberta Ferretti

Dresses were tinged with gold at Alberta Ferretti

We're obsessed with these monochrome majors in Raoul's Autumn Winter 2014 collection

There's nothing quite like a goodbye gift from Raoul

Well this makes up for missing lunch #roomserviceheaven

Hello Milano! Team Grazia has arrived in the Italian capital with a hoard of heels, faux fur and jaunty hats ready to hit Milan Fashion Week. On our schedule, we've got faaabulous shows including Gucci, Prada and Versace as well as several appointments with our favourite brands and maybe a few glasses of champers inbetween. Grazia's Executive Fashion and Beauty Director, Charlie Miller, will be guiding you through the week so you can live the MFW experience through her eyes. So let's get cracking with Day One! Read on for Charlie's highlights...

1. Gucci gives us a fabulous welcome

Our first stop in the city was the Gucci show. Want to know what we loved? Firstly, we're coveting the low '60s boot. Secondly, we love love LOVE the ocelot print. And finally, the fabulous fraggle coats in sorbet shades have just gone straight to the top of our wishlist. Read Susannah Frankel's full show report here.

Ciao Milano! Follow Our Editor's Updates Direct From Milan Fashion Week

2. Anna Dello Russo works umbrella chic

We always get excited to see what Anna Dello Russo will wear at fashion week but it's when she's in her home country, that this style maven really goes all out. We saw her today at the Gucci show looking fabulous in a Saint Laurent ensemble topped off with a ginormous black umbrella. If anyone can work the rain, it's ADR.

Anna Dello Russo Milan Fashion Week

3. Sampling the Italiano food. Well it'd be rude not to

As well as the va-va-voom fashion on display, one of the best things about Milan Fashion Week is the food. At Gucci, we were treated to chocolates and strawberry-and-cream cakes as well as lashings of champers. And now we're MFW ready!

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4. Joan Smalls - and her beanie - has arrived

Day One and I've already bumped into one of my favourite models: Joan Smalls. Is she not the most beautiful woman in the world? (Aside from Penelope Cruz of course). Joan shows us that beanie style is still going strong as the trend moves from London to Milan.

Tinged with gold at Alberta Ferretti

Click through the gallery above to see what Charlie's been loving and stay tuned to @Grazia_Live on Instagram for the latest updates...

All images from Instagram. Follow @CharlieGrazia on Instagram and Twitter 


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