Marco de Vincenzo Archive

In Milan, Fashion on Repeat

MILAN, Italy — Do we really need fashion weeks, at least in the way they are currently conceived and broadcasted? The question kept hammering through my head at Milan Fashion Week. The event was certainly no smash hit, nor did it offer a smorgasbord of new ideas. But all the hammering hasn’t resulted in a definitive answer. I have lived in the fashion world long …

Marco de Vincenzo Gets Dirty

MILAN, Italy — The first looks in Marco de Vincenzo’s show today — languid fringed numbers, as intricate and inventive as we have come to expect from this wunderkind — hit the runway paired with sneakers. The look felt fresh. A relief, really. Up until now, Marco de Vincenzo has tended towards the ladylike. He needed to get a little bit more dirty with reality, so …

After Long Slumber, Italian Fashion Wakes to ‘Beautiful Moment’

MILAN, Italy — Italian fashion is experiencing a “beautiful” moment. That’s how many insiders are describing the attention being lavished on the country’s fashion system. But this moment is happening during a period of intense change. From slowing sales and succession planning to the rise in demand for fashion immediacy, there is much for the Italian fashion industry to sort through. That a spotlight has turned to …