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Article no 1
Name of the article: Roberto Cavalli revamps youthful line at Milan Fashion week
Article of: Reuters
Roberto Cavalli has for his new collection for autumn/winter this year reinvented prints and shapes to give new energy in his youthful line in an attempt to flirt with the new generation of globe-trotters. Other designers participating at the Milan fashion week presented more outgoing and daring collections on the second day of 2013-14 autumn and winter shows, as a reaction on the political and economic situation in Italy.
With this collection Cavalli wanted to show the world that he is back, and he found inspiration for
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Through time he has always been an early user of new technology and use of digital imaging for his prints. For the fall collection of 2013 he has tried another approach, craving for a more handcrafted approach to his work and he is now focusing his work on the drawing board and the painter´s easel. For this collection he is using artwork of sixteenth-century leaders as Rubens and Caravaggio as a springboard.
He created a series of floral and baroque tableaux that were woven into the collection. The motifs that he used in the new collection was often made by hand, and the people sitting in the front row was able to see and trace the colorful brushstrokes painted on the clothes. Other patterns was fixed on/into the fabrics in more tactile was, for example the two devorè velvet tuxedo suits. ( see pic)
Cavalli is just one of many designers this season that is using the idea of modern armor. Together with local centuries-old Florentine ateliers he putted his ideas into action. He incorporated leather and fur into a complex chain mail on his models wearing sparkling black mini-dresses. Based on what his hade made so far he is definitely going on the darker mood but he is combining the dark mood with a romantic feeling.

Article no 3
Name of the article: Shop talk: Roberto Cavalli for target
Date: 2012-30-10
Article of: Emma Ciufo

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