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Emporio Armani AW13

A cinematic experience at the Armani teatro

It was with the final few looks – a series of stiff velvet dresses that wrapped around the body – that Armani gave a new perspective on his Emporio collection, in velvet. This elegance reverberated throughout a very timeless outing.

Forties-inspired silhouettes were constructed in neoprene, whilst full-bodied mohair pieces gave the illusion of fur. Seated in Armani's stark white tiered cinema, this show could've been a throwback to female cinema icons, particularly when models appeared wearing round bowler hats and embellished velvet headpieces. It was a collection that developed look after look, from the light pastel jackets worn with asymmetric trousers, to the final broody deep purple and olive green velvet dresses.

Hair: Chi Wong

Makeup: Fara Homidi

Models pictured: Dajana Antic-@DajanaAn, Grace Hartzel-@Gracie2477, Lauren Bigelow-@laurenbigs, Josephine Le Tutour-@JosephineLT_, Melissa Tammerijn-@miss_melissa_T, Zhenya Katava-@ZhenyaKatava, Lieve Dannau-@LieveDannau

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