Tuesday, 26 February 2013

notes à la mode 30

In my yesterday's post I mentioned the Italian regions of Tuscany and Umbria but today we are travelling to Milan for a sneak peek of the Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 Collection of Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, which they presented at the Milan Fashion Week on Sunday.

This time their sources of inspiration were 12th century Venetian and Byzantine mosaics that cover the walls of the Santa Maria Nuova cathedral in Monreale, Sicily.

Think gold, black, red and white, mixed with lace, herringbone tweed, gemstones and tiaras.

photo credit:
1,3-6 (catwalk + details): Alessandro Viero + Filippo Fior via Vogue US / 2,7,10,11: Kevin Tachman for Vogue US /
08 + 09 (bag + red dresses): Scott Schuman of The Sartorialist


  1. I'm sitting here imagining the time (and sore fingers) involved in that bead work. Talk about dedication. The fourth image makes the gold wearable but it's the vision of red ladies, crowns et al, which evokes feelings of regal power.

  2. Vilka underbara kläder
    Vilket broderi
    Ha en skön dag

  3. I haven't seen any MFW collections, but seeing all that intricacy in design makes me sigh. Loving their latest collections and I think this one is already a favourite.


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