presenting a collection that came off more camp for the FW11 season in milan, dominico & stefano presented a colorful set of menswear for their D&G label in milan today. i admire the fun approach to menswear but could recognize very close similarities to collections we’ve seen from dean & dan of DSQUARED2 in the past. the licensing of mickey mouse & coca-cola are fun while still appealing to a younger demographic, which is the goal of the D&G label. while questionable design mixed matches were seen on dual colored sleeves, i didn’t come away as inspired as i have in seasons past with this collection. always a stunning male cast, we seen familiar faces david agbodji of request models & corey baptiste of VNY close & open the show. round of applause no less for presenting a new direction compared to last spring & the fall of 2010. great direction, recycled concepts but promising. bold use of color, not usually expected for fall- fantastical use of fur. congratulations to david & corey.
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i was quite taken by surprise by how light & casual the D&G collection for the summer/spring 2011 season. the looks presented represent a quintessential spring fashion sensibility & love how fresh the collection appears. greenery, plaid & crisp whites were all seen within the set. a strong sense of design is always displayed with the D&G casual collective, a very strong fashion story & clear translation of cohesion & theme. love, love, love this collections homage to classic style. classic, chic & fresh.
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