Emporio Armani’s playful girls

27 February 2009

Mr Armani was in a playful, witty mood for his A/W ‘09 Emporio Armani collection. The main focus was on the short skirts and shorts, which were highlighted by sheer tights and herringbone knee socks. Watch out for some hot accessories too. Brilliant cut-out heeled brogues, velvet heeled ankle boots, sequin courts with mirror-ball front piece were standout shoes. We also loved the peaked caps and gloves with cameo brooches on them. And the jewellery proved really important too - draped over the hip like a chain or embellishing the jackets. Sharp shoulders - the major trend to emerge from New York and London Fashion Week's so far - are still evident in Milan judging by this collection, along with very fitted jackets with nipped in waists.


The grey city shorts worn with fitted jackets

Velvet jackets slung over grey dresses

Sharp shoulders on tailored jackets

The black coat with white skirt, worn with white socks over black tights

The fitted leather jackets


- Charlie Miller


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