Top 5 Milan Fashion Week Trends F/W 2014-15

Thursday, 03 April 2014
CATWALK_Following Milan’s latest fashion week,’s trend professionals have distilled thousands of images from the shows to bring you an expert analysis on next season’s key styles. Our Top 5 MFW Trends - selected exclusively for FashionUnited - highlight key developments across colour, print, clothing, accessories and footwear that can be easily adapted into retail merchandising for Fall/Winter 2014-15.

1) COLOUR – Jade Teal
Vintage-inspired Jade Teal lends an approachable sophistication to Milan designs. A minimalist approach allows materials and cuts to speak for themselves, as seen with Marni’s leather bag or Jill Sander’s midi skirt.

2) PRINT – Painterly Expressionisms
Apparel is transformed into canvases for artistic prints and patterns this season. Painted daubs resemble florals on MSGM sweaters, as Marni’s dress makes a statement with a multicoloured palette effect.

3) CLOTHING – Funnel Neck Dress

Simple yet chic, sporty Fall/Winter dresses incorporate funnel neck collars for a modern silhouette. Costume National add interest to an understated design with a bold colorway, as artistic prints borrow from Milan's key print trend at Sportmax.


4) ACCESSORIES – The Folded Shopper

Shopper accessories are relaxed with supple textures that allow for folded silhouette, allowing for new way to carry bags. Jill Sander’s black leather style almost resembles a clutch, as Gabriele Colangelo adds a sporty element with lemon-lime blocking.

5) FOOTWEAR – Elegant Sports Blocking
Rounding off the Milan Fall/Winter trends, elegant footwear styles take on an athletic appeal with bold color blocking. Pops of red stand out on Angelo Marani’s stiletto heels, while Prada go avant-garde with a perforated yellow wedge.

Source: Trendstop Milan Catwalk Trend Edit Fall/Winter 2014-15– purchase the full report at here: Download the free Trendstop TrendTracker smartphone app or sign up to our new free TrendStream feature for more daily trends. is one of the world’s leading trend forecasting agencies for fashion and creative professionals, renowned for its insightful trend analysis and forecasts. Clients include Forever21, Ralph Lauren, H&M, Hugo Boss, and L’Oreal.