Insider Access: Milan Menswear S/S13 Day One

Dazed & Confused's Elizabeth Fraser-Bell on spectacle and star spotting...

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Burberry Prorsum Menswear S/S13

Dazed's team round up each day of Milan menswear Spring/Summer 13 with their thoughts. At the end of day one, we speak to the magazine's Deputy Fashion Editor, Elizabeth Fraser-Bell...

Dazed Digital: Jil Sander returned to steer the eponymous label she founded. How was the show?
Elizabeth Fraser-Bell:
Everything was beautifully cut, in clean shapes – as you would expect from the modernist designer. The casting was particularly great, with a few new faces in the mix I thought were cool and need to investigate.

DD: How was Dolce & Gabbana? The show always feels how you'd expect a fashion show to feel, doesn't it?
Elizabeth Fraser-Bell:
Well first of all I am a real Dolce fan! That's me, the Dolce & Gabbana girl in the sunglasses enjoying the riviera! It was a real experience, so glamorous and a spectacle in the best way. The show had a Sicilian theme and there were cacti all around the bannisters as you were walking in.

DD: What else did you enjoy?
Elizabeth Fraser-Bell:
The metallics at Burberry Prorsum, which will shoot so incredibly. And Neil Barrett, styled by our Senior Fashion Editor Robbie Spencer. The clothes were slick and covetable, I particularly loved the amazing calfskin tie-dye jackets! Star spotting, it was fun to see Hayden Christensen, Chace Crawford and Rachael Bilson at Versace – that was appropriate given most of this collection will end up poolside in Hollywood.

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