Dispatches from Spring '12

Milan By The Numbers

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White Out at Corneliani

Lawrence Schlossman (of Sartorially Inclined and How to Talk to Girls at Parties fame) crunches the numbers from the runways of Milan.

1 – Rival gang dance fight (Technically from Florence, but too good to pass up).
1 – Super luxe Cosby sweater from Burberry.
1 – Tron outfit to kick off Moncler.

2 – Bathrobes courtesy of Dirk Bikkembergs. Also, coincidentally, had the best name in Milan.
2 – Collections that openly endorsed creepers.
2 – Floral print golf bags courtesy of Prada.
2 – Sides to the Moschino showpunk rock and something much more friendly.

4 – Terrible showings of man-sheer.
4 – Leather daddies from Dsquared.

5 – Jumpsuits from Dolce & Gabbana.
5 – Designers eschewing neckwear and adopting the invisible tie.

6 – Print-heavy collections that may or may not have referenced Hawaiian dad shirts.
6 – Statement suits from Roberto Cavalli.
6 – Etro-esque sportcoats at Canali.

7 – South Beach-looking Zorros in the Etro show.

8 – Collections that endorsed fuller, pleated pants for next spring and summer.
8 – Suits shown by Missoni.
8 – Suits shows by Missoni that were worn with tee shirts.
8 – Designers to blame if mandals become a thing again.

16 – Men’s looks in Umit Benan’s debut menswear collection for Trussardi.
16 – Men’s looks in Umit Benan’s debut menswear collection for Trussardi that featured luggage.

22 – Pieces of moto-inspired outerwear.

25 – Headbands in Thom Browne’s Moncler show.

60 – Double-breasted jackets proving that two breasts are indeed better than one.

For more fun with numbers check out Lawrence’s spreadsheet coverage of Pitti Uomo.

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