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Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini RTW Fall 2019

There has been a wave of Nineties nostalgia on the runways in Milan, with some designers throwing around the term “grunge” without fully remembering perhaps that the style and movement was actually anti-establishment and anti-fashion — at least until Marc Jacobs and Anna Sui got their hands on it.
Backstage before the Philosophy show, designer Lorenzo Serafini more aptly described what’s been going on in a lot of the collections, including Etro, Versace and indeed his own, as “hardcore romance.” He said “it’s about my memories of when I fell in love with this job looking at fabulous girls like Kate Moss and Christy Turlington.…It was a very sweet period…a pre-Instagram era where all the girls were more spontaneous and less self-conscious.” (Not paid to dress head-to-toe by labels for a single Instagram shot, ahem.)
The off-duty supermodel vibe of then was brought to the runway by a model from now, Bella Hadid, who opened the show in a red crystal miniskirt with black lace hem, and crystal booties to match, topped with a super-soft oversize gray turtleneck sweater for the ultimate in accessible glam.
Long, bias-cut satin and silk slipdresses in hot pink or ivory were balanced with tuxedo tailoring in red

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