We are always on the lookout for bold new takes on modest fashion, and Milan Fashion Week has provided just that. We noticed an increasing inclination towards dressing the real woman, focusing on wearable pieces that excite, while remaining modest.
Leather boots and bags paired with floral velvet robes and paisley patterns gave us the signature Etro folk style, while ruffles and rope belts at Max Mara had a more romantic appeal. Staying true to the season, Jil Sander gave us elegance for the modern woman, with wool blankets that wrap the shoulders and a bouclé coat perfect for the colder months, and No.21 created autumnal looks exuding warmth and comfort. Sharp suiting and exquisite tailoring were common themes on the runway, ranging from wool blazers at Prada to puff-sleeved dresses at Fendi.
It is clear that one of the most important values in the current fashion market is maintaining inclusivity and respect for personal preference, and the runways are responding by offering modest looks that stay conscious and adaptable while allowing for unique and powerful self-expression. In a constantly changing industry and world, let us hope thoughtfulness continues to rise.