By The Nation
Furla’s latest leather handbags bear the all-new Furla Arch logo, a compelling entrance to an exciting world. The collection includes the popular 1927, Pillow and Piperin bags in classic black and white or pastels, boasting remarkable Italian craftsmanship and modern aesthetics.
Glam girl pret-a-porter clothing brand Max Mara has outfits inspired by the agile spy of 007 fame, Modesty Blaise, the “Bond Girl” of 1963. The trench coat and military uniform will have Max Mara ladies ready for any challenge.
Geox shoes have sport-friendly, breathable microclimate technology. There are the Regale and Levita sneakers for men and Pontoise and Novae for women in white, black, yellow and red. Count on durability, comfort, functionality and Italian elegance.
Artist Daniel Wurtzel lends the new Sportmax collection his vivid expressions of freedom in body and mind while designer Nanni Strada combines femininity and glimpses of the brand’s 50-year history. For the anniversary, traditional patterns are reinterpreted in a fresh modern style while a distinct seam-threading technique features throughout 15 iconic coats, jackets, dresses, shirts and accessories.
Etro achieves a “light and effortless” look with intriguing details in feathery cotton dresses, intricate lace kaftans and embroidered silk handkerchiefs, as well as a bow tie and safari suit jacket. There is metallic gold embroidery and colourful prints and patchwork on Jacquard ponchos and knee-length cardigans.
Coccinelle offers “Music is in the Air” and “Ready for Vacation” handbags in vibrant seasonal colours and eye-catching shapes and details. “Florence” is the new, richly coloured, crocodile-print leather bag and “Marvin” all soft suede with the guitar-pic clasps.
Weekend Max Mara’s “On Set” collection by Oscar-winner costume designer Gabriella Pescucci inspired by three of the projects she worked on – “The Age of Innocence”, “The Adventures of Baron Munchausen” and “The Borgias” TV series. Ivory predominates, complemented by smart injections of black intensity, while the Pasticcino clutch represents Pescucci’s love of the sea, with seashells prints in pastel colours.