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Neil Barrett AW13

Cold cuts from warm hearts on the walk in Milano

Neil Barrett's show at the Palazzo del Senato, styled by Dazed's Robbie Spencer, segued outdoors and in, with a clear curtain dividing the cloister from the courtyard. Barrett's clothes too played with slicing, with sweatshirts in graphic red, white and black a mix of textural and techy fabrics.

This designer is picking up pace as the one to go to for perceptive, ideal versions of existing styles, such as his trickle-up MA-1 with the (expensive) look of duchesse satin, more elegant than tough nylon. The soundtrack featured remixes of Joy Division and Grauzone, a cold 80s feeling, and whilst the clothes kept that cool, there's nothing cold about this designer, having invited a selection of editors, journalists and stylists into his home afterwards for an informal dinner – and plenty of champagne.