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Beautiful photos from Milan Fashion Week

  • Double trouble

    Fashion’s biggest names were all present and correct for the Emporio Armani catwalk show – US Vogue’s Anna Wintour and Anna Dello Russo (editor-at-large for Vogue Japan) are pictured arriving. (Photo: Getty Images)

  • Spaced out

    The Emporio Armani collection had a distinctively space-age feel. Sleek pastel separates and florals were coated in a metallic, otherworldly sheen. (Photo: Getty Images)

  • In living colour

    The Prada collection was a brightly-coloured trip. Dresses and coats were emblazoned with bra patterns and graphic facial prints, and embellished with chunky jewels. (Photo: Getty Images)

  • Party on

    Kate Moss (far right) was in the Italian fashion capital to celebrate the opening of the Stuart Weitzman flagship, designed by renowned architect, Zaha Hadid. (Photo: Getty Images)

  • Good sport

    Sports luxe was the order of the day at Prada, with green sports socks cum legwarmers worn with contrasting-coloured heels. (Photo: Getty Images)

  • Don’t lose your head

    Models at the Prada show were sent down the catwalk wearing multi-coloured, feather headdresses. (Photo: Getty Images)

  • Old hand

    Veteran Italian designer Georgio Armani, dressed in his trademark black outfit, joined his models to acknowledge the audience’s applause at the end of his Spring/Summer 2014 ready-to-wear collection. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

  • Ready, steady...

    Dutch model Bette Franke (right) and US model Lindsey Wixson displayed primary colours in Blumarine’s collection – with sleek, shiny fabrics in striking reds and yellows. (Photo: Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images)

  • All white on the night

    Belgian model Yumi Lambert wore a cream bandeau gown embellished with white detail and train, for the Blumarine ready-to-wear collection. (Photo: Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Aussie rules

    Cate Blanchett was out and about on the party scene in Milan; she is in Europe promoting her new movie, Blue Jasmine. The Australian actress posed for a portrait session at the Four Seasons Hotel. (Photo: Tullio M Puglia/Getty Images)