The return of the Western in 2016, a testament to the unfailing popularity of the cinematic genre, have inspired a merging of cultures in the mesmerizing fashion show put on by Dolce & Gabbana.
'Music is full of memories and history; it is timeless, ageless and placeless. We imagined being in Sicily (Taormina, Agrigento, Palermo), attending a festival, a concert, an event, under the palms of the Favorita's or the Botanical Garden's banana trees. In this magical atmosphere, the Sicilian Barocco's golden yellow and Etna's lava red passion merge'.
SS 2016 collection by D&G is deeply inspired by The Chinese Palace of Palermo in designers' favorite Sicily - the main inspiration in all their work as they admit. In the past, the Chinese guest room in European palaces was a must.
Sicily is the inspiration of the designers of Pietro Filipi for the collection Autumn-Winter 2011/2012.
The models in the women's collection are inspired by the 50s and 80s, with respect to the women's forms, with underlined higher waist, accents on the shoulders and retracted silhouette of the trousers. The romantic floral motives, silk, velvet accessories and lace make a strong contrast with strict jackets in men's style.