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WWD List: 10 Things Not to Miss During MFW

MILAN — A brief guide to new restaurants, bars, exhibitions and stores in town to check out in between the fashion shows.
“Le Tipe Umane” by Andrea Incontri at Tommaso Calabro Art Gallery
Who would have thought that drawing as a pastime would translate into a proper gallery-worthy exhibition? Certainly not Andrea Incontri, the Italian designer in charge of Tod’s men’s division, who started three years ago to sketch different kinds of women and figurines on his personal Instagram account. It turned out that art curator Caroline Corbetta saw his works and asked him to develop them for a collective exhibition in 2016 and now for a new dedicated showcase called “Le Tipe Umane [Human Types].” The exhibit will bow during Milan Fashion Week, at the city’s Tommaso Calabro art gallery, running until March 3. “I dressed up these pieces of art, just like I usually dress up a real woman,” said the designer, who had the sketches printed on linen canvas and embroidered them employing beads and premium fabrics sourced from Italy’s finest textile suppliers. “The time required to embroider them and that of putting the show on is antithetical compared to the speed of digital,” Incontri explained, noting his aim was

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