Milan’s showrooms were packed with terrific tailoring this season, with brands and designers focusing on light constructions (even for winter), statement color and traditional British weaves and patterns such as glen plain check and houndstooth.
Massimo Alba said he wants his women to move easily in his designs, and to emphasize that point he made a black-and-white film showing his wife, children, friends and models grooving around in his clothes.
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The film, which will be broadcast on the designer’s social channels, was based on Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests.
“It’s not really about the clothing itself, but rather who wears the clothing and how they express themselves in it,” said the designer, who prides himself on clothing that’s “loose and relaxed, and unconstructed.”
Soft baby corduroy suits, one of Alba’s signature fabrics, came in colors such as lime green or azalea pink, while