Calcaterra show us a reminiscent of the past elegance of Milan for the Spring Summer Collection 2021.
Just like the first date at 6:00 p.m. at Piazza della Scala on February 3, 1989.
The green traffic light and the noise of the trolley car rumbling by. Through its windows I intermittently catch a glimpse of her, confident and lost in her thoughts, elegant, modern and sophisticated.
The image has stuck in my mind.
Private, personal, timeless. It is a nostalgic image of bourgeois Milan in the late eighties, the years when training as a fashion designer, beauty was found everywhere you looked.
A time when a skilled use of materials merged with a creative interpretation of volumes.
Historic and ethnic influences are always present. This time, they trace parallel paths that blend Milanese bourgeoisie, Berber culture, and an
over-the-top contemporary babushka style.
Colors, from stones to earthen hues, are linked by a trickle of oil