A look of inventive, well-made elegance that is wearable in a real world
Report of fashions in proud Italy. . .
William Shakespeare, Richard II
Milan basked in the heady perfume of spring flowers and international applause. The ready-to-wear collections paraded at the Italian fashion center last week triumphantly upheld its tradition of sophistication and charm. By contrast with the far-out fantasy fashion of Paris, la moda milanese stands more than ever for inventive, well-made clothes that are wearable in a real world: functional but feminine by day, dramatic but not stagy by night....