Giorgio Armani looked in future and explored the world of ‘plastic fantastic’ in his younger, Emporio Armani collection at Milan Fashion Week. Armani exploded colors like fireworks on graphic PVC catwalk, sending a clear signal that he is back once again, working at full creative power after battling with hepatitis over summer.
It was designer’s second show in Milan, but this collection delivered an equally vibrant Giorgio Armani main line for spring/summer 2010. Bikinis and swimsuits were bedecked with Plexiglas brooches and necklaces as bright as molten lava, while sandals featured crimson Perspex heels and ankle-straps. Short, party dresses in Vesuvian shades of fuchsia and bright orange, were cinched with shiny, shocking-pink, and patent-leather belts.
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Bright colors of collection were inspired by bougainvillea, oleander and ranuncula in gardens on southern coast of Italy. These bold shades were imitated in floral prints and multi-colored stripes. Monochrome polka-dots and stripes were combined as a contrast to hot, sun-drenched palette, to match the black-and-white catwalk, and urban shades of gray.
Other fun options for summer in this collection included round sunglasses and multiple fabric threaded necklaces.