Archive: Milan

Fendi Fiasco

We had been sitting around waiting for the Fendi show to start for about 20 minutes when all of a sudden we heard an enormous boom. Then all sorts of shouting and bellowing erupted from the photographers' platform at the...

By Robin Givhan | February 23, 2006; 07:31 PM ET | Comments (3) | TrackBack (0)

Faux Charm

We were watching the Blumarine show Wednesday afternoon and the models were doing their usual zombie walk down the runway when our attention wandered and we happened to glance into the aisles. We spotted a little brown-haired girl crouched along...

By Robin Givhan | February 23, 2006; 02:36 AM ET | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

Reality Fashion

Even though we are in Milan, when we found ourselves sitting next to the editor of Elle magazine, proud supporter of "Project Runway," we couldn't help but try to tease out a little information on which designer -- Chloe, Daniel...

By Robin Givhan | February 21, 2006; 06:00 PM ET | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

An Old Penny Turns Up

We're sorry to report that there has been a dearth of celebrities on and around the runways here. Perhaps they were all in London for the Bafta awards. We also have to report that the Italian fashion designers have not...

By Robin Givhan | February 20, 2006; 06:03 PM ET | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Who Needs Star Power?

The Milan fall 2006 shows have begun and we arrived in Italy Sunday morning to find the city miserably cold and rainy. Isn't there a Bermuda fashion week that needs to be covered? Since we didn't have any major shows...

By Robin Givhan | February 19, 2006; 05:22 PM ET | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)


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