Designers Played It Safe in Milan, But They Shouldn’t Have

By
Gianfranco Ferré, Fall 2009

Guy Trebay of the New York Times did not have a good time at Men’s Fashion Week in Milan. He laments in one of the most enjoyable fashion reviews we’ve read in months:

What with all the economic Cassandras making prophecies that the retail sector will be a disaster well into the third quarter, designers reacted by staging a mass memorial for themselves, one show picking up the somber thread from the last until the dark-clad toughies at Costume National blended into the black-coated union laborers invoked at Christopher Bailey’s low key presentation at Burberry.

Guy Trebay of the New York Times did not have a good time at Men’s Fashion Week in Milan. He laments in one of the most enjoyable fashion reviews we’ve read in months:

Designers Played It Safe in Milan, But They Shouldn’t Have