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Milan Fashion Week continues with bold looks

  • Ode to autumn

    There were earthy reds and browns, and cosy textures at Sportmax, with long, black-lapelled coats and A-line skirts, styled with monochrome belts and block heels. (Getty Images)

  • Brand of gold

    Moschino was in irreverent, kitsch mode with its take on fast-food branding. The McDonalds golden arches were re-worked as the Moschino heart design, and emblazoned on handbags and sweatshirts. There was even a mobile-phone cover resembling a bag of fries. (Getty Images)

  • Consuming passions

    Moschino designer Jeremy Scott takes a bow on the runway alongside models wearing his quirky collection - a satirical take on consumer culture. (Getty Images)

  • Class act

    The look was effortless elegance at Krizia, with an understated grey and monochrome palette, and plunging necklines with a touch of fur. Black sequins paired with white trousers also made a statement of easy luxury. (Getty Images)

  • Rainbow nation

    Prada’s shearling coats in extravagant, primary hues provided a bright splash – and worn over sheer dresses, the result was a striking combination of tough and fragile. Designer Miuccia Prada described this show as “act two”, the first act being the menswear show in January. (Getty Images)

  • Golden ages

    On show at Blumarine was some show-stopping eveningwear, with daring, key-hole necklines, intricate gold beading and sheer fabrics. (Getty Images)

  • Excess all areas

    At Just Cavalli, it was fringes galore, with tasselled suede boots and bags, paired with shearling wraps. The Florence-born designer Roberto Cavalli completed the exuberant rock-chick look with dayglo pink, boot-cut trousers with tie-dye print. (Getty Images)

  • Future shock

    At Christiano Burani the look was futuristic, incorporating quilted tops in various shades of blue, complete with black leather trim and collars. (Getty Images)

  • Stay cool

    Mannish, double-breasted tailoring was on show at the masters of Italian cool, Costume National. The mood was minimalist, no-nonsense and confident. No surprise perhaps that designer Ennio Capasa drew inspiration from androgynous icon Patti Smith, among others. (Getty Images)

  • Hat trick

    At Emporio Armani it was business as usual, with smart, elegant looks that were pin-sharp and ultra-wearable. An extravagant moment came in the form of outsized hats in dove-grey felt. (Getty Images)

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