Milan fashion week: SS21 top trends
Face masks may have been the standout accessory at Milan fashion week, but designers who defied the coronavirus pandemic to put on shows dispelled gloom with love letters to Italy and sunnier times. The week ended Sunday with Valentino, which had moved its catwalk from Paris this season as a show of support for an Italy devastated by the virus...
28 Sep 2020
Milan men's SS21 kicks off with a mix of physical and digital shows
Milan kicks off its first Digital Fashion Week on Tuesday with two live runway shows, including from heavyweights Dolce & Gabbana, to send out a message of "positivity." Running through Friday, this "phygital" fashion week -- featuring both physical and digital shows -- will present the Men's Spring/Summer 2021 collections, as well as men's and...
14 Jul 2020
Video: Dolce & Gabbana men's haute couture show AW20/21
Dolce & Gabbana present its menswear Autumn-Winter 2020/2021 "alta sartoria" collection, which is Italian for haute couture. The collection, which was inspired by "unique places and recalls memories of enchanting holidays," according to the fashion house's YouTube page. The 15-minute show features tailored suits and partners reminiscent of the...
8 Jul 2020
Pitti to stage haute couture show in September with Dolce & Gabbana
Pitti Immagine, the organiser of leading menswear trade fair Pitti Uomo, has announced it will be showcasing a haute couture fashion show in Florence in September featuring Dolce & Gabbana. The event, which will take place between 2 to 3 September, will showcase the work of the Italian fashion label as well as that of a selected group of...
29 Jun 2020
Dolce & Gabbana rejoins Camera Della Moda for digital fashion week
Dolce & Gabbana has rejoined Italian fashion’s governing body, Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (CNMI), after cutting ties with the association 22 years ago. The Italian luxury label said the decision is a mark of support for the Italian fashion industry which is still reeling from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. It means the brand will...
9 Jun 2020
Video: Dolce & Gabbana hosts a stitching and knitting workshop
During this time of crisis, Dolce & Gabbana began a new project titled 'Fatto In Casa' which translated from Italian to: “Made at Home”. This series explores the shared human experiences of quarantine that connects us all. In this edition, Elisa, a Prototype Operator for Dolce & Gabbana, shares how stictching and knitting helps her stay sane in...
15 May 2020
Italy on lockdown, the fashion industry must prepare for losses
Italy on Sunday followed in the footsteps of China, putting a vast area amid the coronavirus outbreak in lockdown. The company’s wealthy Lombardy region, which includes Milan, Venice and is home to luxury brands Bottega Veneta, Prada, Versace, Giorgio Armani and Dolce & Gabbana, has effectively banned 16 million people from traveling in and out...
9 Mar 2020
Is fashion greenwashing to distract from its not-so-sustainable practices?
Paris fashion fortnight began last week with an apocalyptic warning. "Our Mother Earth will not be able to support life, we will not be able to breathe... If we don't open our hearts and our minds, it's the End," a disembodied voice intoned as hot Hollywood label Rhude made its Paris debut. The very next show, Phipps' "Treehugger, Tales of the...
22 Jan 2020
Video: The making of the DG Crystal Sunglasses
Jewels of precious cuts and colours are individually placed into the previously made incisions, adding eccentricity to these unique frames. Source: Dolce & Gabbana, YouTube.
29 Jul 2019
Video: Inside the location Dolce & Gabbana chose for their haute couture show
In what the Greeks called the house of the Gods, a sacred location whose interior is usually off-limits, the safeguarding of the ground was of utmost priority. Maximum effort, attention to detail and care were essential elements required to work on a magical location like this one, creating a runway that began from within the temple and extended...
17 Jul 2019
Video: Dolce & Gabbana setting up the Sicilian Folklore Party
Take a look at the meaning and the significance behind each dance, the procession, and the musical representation of the all the folkloristic celebrations present at the Dolce&Gabbana celebration party: a culmination of Sicilian grandeur after the days of Alta Gioielleria, Alta Moda, and Alta Sartoria. Source: Dolce & Gabbana, YouTube.
16 Jul 2019
Video: The making of Dolce & Gabbana corset dress
A real philosophy and passion for craftsmanship is what distinguishes the creations for Dolce&Gabbana's Alta Moda, enabling the illustrators to enhance the designs and create works that epitomize beauty and art. Source: Dolce & Gabbana, YouTube.
12 Jul 2019