Italian latest tendency has a long tradition, and is considered as one of the most significant in the world, along with French fashion, American latest tendency, British latest tendency and Japanese fashion. Milan, Florence and Rome are Italy’s main fashion capitals, although Naples, Turin, Venice, Bologna, Genoa and Vicenza are other foremost centers. According to the 2009 Global Language Monitor, Milan was nominated the factual latest tendency capital of the world, even surpassing other worldwide towns, for example New york, Paris, London and Tokyo, and Rome came 4th.
Major Italian latest tendency marks, such as Gucci, Prada, Versace, Valentino, Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Missoni, Fendi, Moschino, Max Mara and Ferragamo, to title a couple of, are considered as amidst the finest latest tendency dwellings in the world. Also, the latest tendency magazine Vogue, is advised the most significant and prestigious latest tendency publication in the world.
The world of luxury fashion has considerably changed during the past few decades and one good indicator of this is the heightened interest in men’s fashion. In the past, the women have dominated the catwalk but looking at the current trends, almost all of the famous designer houses have dabbled in the creation of men’s fashion lines once it was established that it is actually a lucrative business arm.
This high-end fashion development is made even more evident in Milan’s highly anticipated yearly men’s fashion festival, considered as the biggest in the world. Thirty-six fashion houses will be participating in the said event with big names like Dolce & Gabbana, Giorgio Armani and Prada leading the pack.
Well-known men designers Ermenegildo Zegna, Dolce & Gabbana, Jill Sander and Roberto Cavalli are some of the headliners during the first day of the event. For the second day, audiences can expect to view the Autumn-Winter collections from couture names like Bottega Veneta, Emporio Armani, Salavatore Ferragamo, Vivienne Westwood, Missoni and Prada. Other famous luxury fashion names in the bill are Gucci, Etro, Versace, Moschino, Alexander McQueen, DSqaured2 and Giorgio Armani.
The event is expected to be covered by almost a thousand journalists coming from 26 countries, with 10, 000 luxury fashion experts attending the shows.