Milan Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2023: less gimmicks, more glamor

Dolce & Gabbana, Giorgio Armani, Bottega Veneta, Bally, New Top Designer.

Talent and tailoring, creativity and craftsmanship shine through at Milan Fashion Week, with the focus on clothing rather than gimmicks. Fashion-savvy delights in Italy’s La Dolce Fashion City. Viva Milano!

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Tighten your waist over a sheer black trench, Dolce & Gabbana. Glittering gold leather ensemble, BarryThe sophisticated shimmer of sky blue pleated silk Giorgio Armani. Rich Burgundy Leather Trench Coat Bottega VenetaSweet Embroidered Lace Mini EtroAll images are from unless otherwise noted.

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new Etro The campaign is called ‘ETROPÍA’ and is a manifesto in production as the first act of Etro’s new path under the creative direction of Marco de Vincenzo. A series of portraits depict the connection between reality and utopia, identity and imagination. ETROPÍA is a journey central to fashion’s journey to find its own individuality, relying less on clothing and more on the dialogue between body and color. ”-Etro.

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A new approach to expressing yourself through beauty and makeup.

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The apple of her eye.

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Festive ombre stripes in sunset colors.

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A voluminous men’s-style button-down under a trim-patterned mini wrap skirt complements the modern look.

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A baseball cap coordinated with a fringed midi skirt on a bandeau top in Kerry green.

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Fresh beading creates a richly textured mini. A silver sphere purse takes the look up a notch. Etro.

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Chic fringed bandeau with fully tapered trousers. Vintage “coin purse” earrings add a retro touch. Etro.

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An ombre-dyed cropped knit sweater over a coordinating skirt. This gorgeous boho ensemble will ‘wow’ on your island vacation. Etro.

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of Etro The brand is a family-owned Italian fashion house founded in 1968. Mostly known for his paisley pattern, which the company began producing in 1981. I’m so glad they extended that glorious print to over-the-knee boots.

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Speaking of fancy patterns and stunning boots, check out this ensemble with shorts and a blazer. Check out the fun and vibrant Etro Spring/Summer 2023 runway show.

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Dolce & Gabbana Lingerie-inspired apparel with a rock’n’roll vibe.

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All glitter. Metallics were popular on many runways around the world. Bejeweled opera-length gloves make this simple silver gown pop. Dolce & Gabbana.

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Lingerie left the boudoir and entered the conference room. This ensemble of Power Red. Dolce & Gabbana.

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Delicious scalloped side seams on sexy new cowgirl pants Dolce & GabbanaYou’ll notice that the crop top silhouette is seen on nearly every runway. It’s time for a sit-up!

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lace-up clothing. Dolce & GabbanaFetish-inspired apparel has become mainstream.

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Designers Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce Tap the mega-reality superstar Kim Kardashian Co-designed the Spring/Summer 2023 collection presented during Milan Fashion Week.

Watch the wild D&G runway show here.

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Royal blue cheerleader skirt and snappy crop top. A funky trapezoidal purse completes the look. Sarah Battaglia The brand started by designing handbags and later expanded into ready-to-wear. She has established an atelier in Milan and frequently collaborates with other international fashion her brands. We are obsessed with her handbag!

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Off shoulder puff sleeve cropped peasant blouse and full trousers in red tick fabric. Sarah Battaglia.

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Bold nautical striped dress with wide lapels and coordinating purse. Sarah Battaglia.

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Hot pink linen suit. Sarah Battaglia.

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A sweetheart neckline and cascading hem make this denim sundress extra special. A great yellow fringe bag? Just sensational. Sarah Battaglia.

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Sarah BattagliaA prim white dress with drop-waist detail looks great when paired with a stunning rainbow. Tati Plisse leather tote bag.

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Puffed and gathered drop sleeves send all the right signals. Sarah Battaglia.

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Strapless gown in turquoise satin with side slits, reminiscent of 1940s Hollywood glamour. Sarah Battaglia.

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menswear BarryA yellow python jacket, denim and pink loafers surprise take center stage.

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A world-famous luxury brand for all things leather Barry Born in Switzerland in 1851.

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Casual and cool coordination with butter yellow and python leather boots. Barry.

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Metallic pink leather jacket and boots. Barry.

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A rich forest green knit top and skirt paired with suede boots. Barry.

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A luxurious lounge jacket for high-end lounging. Barry.

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A sumptuous forest green suede button-down mini dress contrasts nicely with teal suede boots. Barry.

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A striking menswear summer ensemble in camel, canvas and black. Barry.

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A navy suede blouse coordinated with a maxi skirt with impressive deep side slits. Barry.

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Stunning leather men’s trousers adorned with decorative side detailing and coordinating boots. Barry.

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A bronze bathing suit with a stunning full-length perforated leather coat. Barry.

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In keeping with the cut-out trend, BarryCreated by Creative Director Luigi Villasenor, Bally’s debut collection was a sensual interpretation of the energetic charm blended with the Maison’s masterful craftsmanship of luxurious leathers. Watch the amazing runway show here.

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A sky blue ensemble paired with a must-have crop top and pleated trousers. max mara.

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A new twist on the trench coat, this coat has been reworked for summer with short sleeves. max mara.

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signature color max mara brand.

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open knit cover up max mara.

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Classic sophistication. Max Mara’s elegance is in the details. Check out Max Mara’s runway show in full here.

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at the age of 88, Giorgio Armani Still the leader in Italian fashion design. His Spring/Summer 2023 collection referenced subtle elements of multicultural influence. The elegant savoyard of his garments and his fairness speaks volumes.

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Rich dyed satin jacket with tapered trousers. Giorgio Armani.

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Silver blue cropped cardigan coordinated with shimmering silver trousers. Giorgio Armani.

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A jacket with gorgeous embroidery that gives the impression of an elegant saree. Giorgio Armani.

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Decorative open gown worn over slim silk harem pants. Giorgio Armani.

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Armani is the master of casual chic.if there is The Spring/Summer 2023 runway show at the Girogio Armani collection. Have a look at this.

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designer denim Trussardi.

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Flowing long sleeve entrance make-up gown, Trussardi.

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Founded in 1911, Trussardi Milan-based Italian luxury fashion house specializing in leather goods.

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This Spring/Summer 2023 runway show was the debut collection of new Creative Directors Serhat Ishku and Benjamin A. Hughesby. Watch the Trussardi show here.

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italian luxury brands Bottega Veneta, famous for their exclusive leather apparel showing flannel shirts? No, it’s printed leather in layers to make it look like a checkered button down.

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Glossy and luxurious printed leather pants. Bottega Veneta.

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T-shirt and jeans? Guess again. The casual short-sleeved top is actually leather. Bottega Veneta.

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A hunter green leather suit under a charcoal wool coat. Bottega Veneta.

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A double-breasted printed dress with a gracefully swaying hem. Bottega Veneta.

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A pale sage green tweed suit? you already guessed. It’s expertly printed leather. This his Spring/Summer 2023 runway show was the debut his collection for former design director of Bottega Veneta and now the company’s new creative director, Matthew Blazey. Check out Bottega Veneta’s incredible runway show here.

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pretty in pink Vivetta brand. Cute, sexy and quirky with a modern flair, this Italian label was launched in 2008. Vivetta Ponti explains: “Designing clothes is like creating wearable art for me. Art is the highest form of expression and clothes are the best way to bring it closer to people.”

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A strapless turquoise mini paired with kitsch silver heart sandals. Vivetta.

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A 2-piece floral knit set with navel accessories. Vivetta.

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How unique is this halter top? Vivetta.