One of the advantages of living in Italy is being able to stay on-trend all year long. Shopping at outlets in Milan and with sales season coming up, it’s easy to find a bargain. Although the Milanese prefer classic styles, seasonal color trends and styles are flawlessly worked into their wardrobes.

A gentle breeze and spring showers are making way for warm sunny days; it’s time to embrace the vivacious spirit of the season and discover the fashion trends that graced the runways for Spring-Summer 2023. This season brings forth a delightful fusion of elegance and shock-chic, with Italian designers leading the way in creating captivating looks that capture the essence of contemporary style.

Italian designers have long been revered for their unparalleled craftsmanship and innate sense of style, and this season is no exception. From Milan to Rome, they have infused their creations with a harmonious blend of sophistication and playfulness, delivering an exquisite collection of trends that are set to define the fashion landscape.

Here are some of the trending looks for Spring/Summer 2023:

Embrace Romanticism

Romantic lines and fabrics offer freedom and femininity / Dmitry Tsvetkov DP

One of the standout trends of Spring-Summer 2023 is the revival of romanticism. Flowing silhouettes, ethereal fabrics, and delicate embellishments take center stage, transporting us to a world of dreamy femininity.

Master of this look is Italian fashion house Armani leads the way with its enchanting gowns adorned with whimsical floral prints, soft ruffles, and sheer layers that evoke a sense of timeless elegance. Paired with delicate sandals and a sun-kissed glow, this trend creates a look that is both ethereal and effortlessly chic.

Be Bold

Bold and vibrant colors are cool and luxurious / Dari Yad DP

Bold and vibrant hues also dominate the fashion scene this season, infusing energy into our wardrobes. One designer who has a bold collection this season is Fendi. Known for its classic yet edgy style, has an array of eye-catching ensembles in vibrant citrus tones, bold blues, and passionate tones. Bright colors toned down with greys offer an unexpected mix that exudes confidence and fearless individuality. This trend encourages us to embrace our inner strength and express ourselves through bold, statement-making pieces.

Show Some Skin

Show some skin and accentuate your figure / Iconogenic DP

Nude, beige and brown are combined to accent the silhouette combining modern elegance with simplicity. Geometric cuts and angles are sexy, yet elegant.

Turn to Italian designer Roberto Cavalli for inspired elegance. Cavalli has created a signature aesthetic that is both sensual and daring. Known for his innovative use of animal prints and his bohemian rock ‘n’ roll vibe, his designs exude a sense of untamed glamour and unapologetic confidence.

Accessorize with Elegance

Accessories can make an outfit / Zastavkin DP

High-quality craftsmanship never goes out of style. When it comes to accessories, Italian designers have truly mastered the art of adding a touch of glamour to any outfit.

For a made in Italy style; a statement necklace from Dolce & Gabbana or a timeless hat by, Borsalino enchants us with its sophisticated charm. Pair your outfit with oversized sunglasses and you are ready for Hollywood!

Where to Shop in Milan

Find a wide selection of brands at Serravalle Designer outlet

If you’re looking for the ultimate destination for fashion and luxury shopping, Milan is the place to be. This city is known as the fashion capital of the world and boasts a wide range of shopping options that cater to all styles and budgets. From the top-notch fashion houses on Via Montenapoleone to the chic boutiques in the Brera district, Milan offers a diverse shopping experience that is sure to impress. Whether you’re seeking high-end designer brands, unique artisanal creations, or the latest fashion trends, Milan has it all. Its vibrant atmosphere, combined with its stunning architecture and bustling streets, creates an unforgettable backdrop for an indulgent shopping spree.

If you are looking to update your wardrobe and love a bargain,  explore the 230 boutiques where you can save up to 70% on designer fashion brands at Serravalle Designer Outlet.

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Article ©Celia Abernethy, 2023.

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