Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Milano: Men's S/S 2009 - MISSONI

Backstage at Missoni. Mother and daughter, Angela and Margherita Missoni pose for a photo backstage at the Missoni Men’s Spring/Summer 2009 fashion show. Angela designs both the men’s and the women's Missoni collections.

Backstage – a detail. This rose gold bracelet on a silk cord, with thirty small diamonds, was conceived by Margherita Missoni to help an Orphan in Africa (OrphanAid Africa). It was designed by jewelry designer, Ileana Makri and launched by Margherita at the Cannes Film Festival.

Backstage. A group of handsome and young male models are waiting to rehearse the catwalk run-through before the Missoni Men’s Spring/Summer 2009 fashion show.

Backstage. Canadian model, Mat G. is sharing his ipod with German model, Julian, while they hang out backstage before the show, they are listening to Luniz “I got five on it”.

Backstage – the hair. Gugliemo of Paul Homlon blow-dries Travis Davenport’s hair.

Backstage – the make-up. Chief make-up artist, Hannah Murray designed the make-up for the Missoni Men’s 2009 Spring/Summer collection, photographed here with Sean. “The make-up is simple, minimal, fresh with lovely skin. A healthy look with lots of moisturizer.” She explained.

Backstage – a detail. A Detail of the men’s make-up table.

Backstage. Toms keeps his hair from sweating onto his forehead in the over 35 degrees heat with a Kleenex and bobby pins.

Teresa Missoni, Suzy Menkes and Rosita Missoni enjoy a little chat before the show.

Backstage. Tai Missoni the day before the Missoni show won two more gold medals for his vast collection, becoming the Over 85 Italian Champion in athletics in Bressanone.

Backstage. Bruno Ragazzi and his daughter, Marina.

Backstage. Austrian male model, Philipp is engrossed in Paulo Coehlo’s Eleven Minutes. “I love modeling, it’s amazing, it’s cool, the traveling allows me to see so many cities and I enjoy the shootings too.” He told me.

The Press. Italian G.Q.’s, Andrea Tenerani, Vogue Italia’s Anna Piaggi and Giovanni Scialpi.

A Detail. A detail of one of Anna’s notorious outfits. Trousers and beauty case by Dolce and Gabbana, day-glo rubber cut-off rubber gloves, sneakers by Corso Como 10 and a child’s cobalt blue walking stick.

The Catwalk. The Missoni Men’s Spring/Summer 2009 collection is ”…funny, ironic, precious, kind, meticulous, hand-made, artisan and free, evokes Alain Delon in “The Pool”, all creatures of Saint Tropez and all the other coasts of the Mediterranean.”

Missoni. Press and buyers were lucky to find a free Missoni Home cushion for a seat at the Missoni Men’s Spring/Summer 2009 fashion show at the Museo della Permanente.
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