9 Spring-Summer 2017 fashion trends you need to know at MFW

Join ELLE to take a look at the outstanding fashion trends through Milan Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2017.

1. Pleated trend

Following London Fashion Week, the pleated fashion trend exploded at the recent Milan Fashion Week.


A feminine pleated skirt design by Luisa Beccaria

Besides, Marco De Vincenzo brought to Milan Fashion Week a unique ruffle pleated pants.


Unique pleated pants by Marco De Vincenzo

Consuelo Castiglione uses pleated fabrics for off-the-shoulder, strapless dresses in Marni’s Spring-Summer collection, while No.21 offers uniquely coordinated metallic pleated details for feminine dresses.


Off-the-shoulder pleated dress with drawstring detail by Marni

The metallic pleated highlight in the design of No.

2. Oversized shoulder straps

The fashion trend of oversized shoulder straps has not cooled down at Milan Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2017. Designs from big names such as Jil Sander, DSquared2, Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo and Marni.


Salvatore Ferragamo

Cocoon shoulders in Marni’s design

Jil Sander Spring-Summer Collection

3. Stripes

The striped fashion trend not only exploded at Milan Fashion Week but also spread from New York and London Fashion Weeks for Spring-Summer 2017. From the strong contrasting stripes of red and blue in the collection


Arthur Arbesser

Striped fashion trend in pajamas inspired by Ports 1961

The striped trend is the focus of the Ports 1961 collection

Besides, the striped fashion trend is shown through the Spring-Summer 2017 collections of MSGM, Etro or variations in Marco De Vincenzo’s collection.


A striped design in MSGM’s collection

The striped design opens Etro’s collection

Marco De Vincenzo

4. Sportswear

Donatella Versace says that “Sports designs are the future of fashion” and “to make them unique and luxurious is a challenge”.


Versace brings the Spring-Summer 2017 collection with bold sportwear style

Max Mara’s collection is filled with sporty designs: from tracksuits, bomber jackets to hoodie-inspired dresses

Sports designs are also the main style in the Spring-Summer collection of young fashion brand MSGM.


MSGM’s sporty design

Giorgio Armani’s youthful shorts

Besides, the sportwear fashion trend is also used as accents on the shirt straps in Marco De Vincenzo’s design.


Marco De Vincenzo

5. Fringe

In addition to ruffles, which are still very hot in recent seasons, fringe details are gradually becoming a rising fashion trend at Milan Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2017. Miuccia Prada uses Marabou feathers for the hems.


Prada cuff detail with tassels

Tassel detail at the hem of Etro’s shirt

The tassel highlight in the design of No.

With the Marco De Vincenzo Spring-Summer 2017 collection, the tassel is the main highlight of the collection.


Marco De Vincenzo’s seductive fringed dress

Unique color blend by Marco De Vincenzo

Tassel details are also used to the fullest in hobo chic designs by Giamba and Roberto Cavalli.


A tassel design by Giamba

A design by Roberto Cavalli

6. Cordless design

Appearing in the structural lines of designs in the Spring-Summer 2017 collections of Versace, Diesel Black Gold and Max Mara, drawstrings become a potential fashion trend at Milan Fashion Week


Versace drawstring design

Feminine drawstring design from Diesel Gold Black

and in Max Mara’s Spring-Summer 2017 collection

7. Asian inspiration

Alessandro Michele devoted a part of Gucci’s Spring-Summer 2017 collection to designs with Asian fashion trends.


Gucci Spring-Summer 2017 collection

This fashion trend is also used by Miuccia Prada for Prada’s Spring-Summer Collection.


Miuccia Prada brings Asian fashion inspiration to Prada’s Spring-Summer collection.

Asian fashion images also appear in Stella Jean’s feminine long dresses.


Stella Jean’s Asian design

8. Coat dresses

In addition to the dresses that are making waves at recent Fashion Weeks, jacket dresses are also popular at Milan Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2017 through the collections of Bottega Veneta, Max Mara and Marni.


Bottega Veneta coat dress

Coat dress with sporty style by Max Mara

It can be clearly seen that the belt is used to the maximum for Marni’s collection

9. Diversity with denim

With the Spring-Summer season, the denim fashion trend never gets old.


Outstanding crystal-embellished jeans via DSquared2

Meanwhile, Antonio Marras’ Spring-Summer 2017 collection brings patchwork denim combined with soft floral lace embellishments.


Unique denim blend from Antonio Marras

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