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Milan Report: The Consistent Excellence and Magnificent Marvelousness of Consuelo Castiglioni for Marni, Part 2: Spring/Summer 2011

Presenting looks #1 throught #6 from the Outstanding Consuelo Castiglioni‘s Excellent sports-inspired Spring/Summer 2011 collection for Marni. Full collection view, and review, via WWD, HERE.

Excellently marvelous: Looks #1 through #6 from Consuelo Castiglioni's Spring/Summer collection for Marni. Image via Giovanni Giannoni for WWD.

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Milan Report: Raf Simons’ Voluminously Excellent Looks for Jill Sander

Presenting one of the Outstandingly Excellent Spring/Summer 2011 looks from Raf Simons‘ collection for Jill Sander, shown in Milan on Saturday,, September 25, 2010. Full collection view HERE.

Volumniosly Excellence: Look 16 from Raf Simons' Spring/Summer 2011 collection for Jill Sander. Image via Catwalking for The New York Times.

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Excellent Reflections: Picture Me: A Model’s Diary, Directed by Ole Schell

Presenting, just in time for global Fashion Weeks, the official trailer for Picture Me: A Model’s Diary, the candid backstage documentary directed by Ole Schell, who, according to press reports, “followed model Sara Ziff for several years documenting her rise from a fresh face to one that adorns billboards and magazines around the world. In the process, Ole and Sara go behind the scenes and chronicle the glitzy world of high fashion modeling, from photo shoots with celebrated photographers to runway shows in New York, Milan, and Paris. This intimate account features in-depth interviews with noted photographers and designers, but also relies on footage shot by the models themselves, giving voice to those who are often seen, but rarely heard.” With glamorous appearances by Gilles Bensimon, Karl Lagerfeld, Nicole Miller and many Outstandingly Excellent and quite fashionable others.

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Milan Report: Gucci’s Excellent Return to the 1970s (And Don’t Forget the 1980s) via Frida Giannini

Presenting two of the Excellent looks from Frida Giannini‘s Outstanding Fall/Winter 2010 monochromatic collection for Gucci, featuring updated looks and trends from the 1970’s and 1980’s, as shown in Milan on Saturday, February 27, 2010. Full collection slideshow at WWD.com.

Look 11 from Gucci's F/W 2010 collection.

Look 31 from Gucci's F/W 2010 collection.

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Milan Report: The Excellence of Power and the Futile Protests Against It

Presenting two Excellent People, gathered outside of the Gucci runway show presentation in Milan on Saturday, February 27, 2010, wearing wigs and sunglasses, a la Anna Wintour, and t-shirts reading “I will only stay 3 days,” in protest to the forced shortening of the Milan show calendar (100 shows and presentations squeezed into 4 days) in order to accommodate the busy Vogue editor’s hectic schedule due to her attendance at the 82nd Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood on March 7, 2010, after a quick dash to Paris for the Fall/Winter collections on view there from March 2 through 10.

Excellent look-a-likes: Silent protesters, dressed as Vogue editor Anna Wintour, outside the Gucci runway show presentation in Milan, Saturday, February 27, 2010. Image via Jessica Michault via Tweetphoto.

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EXCELLENT VISUAL STATEMENT: YVES SAINT LAURENT’S MANIFESTO

Capturing the making of Yves Saint Laurent‘s upcoming Spring/Summer 2010 Manisfesto, Sequence 1, showcasing Stefano Pilati‘s design aesthetic for the venerable fashion house, soon to be distributed on the streets of London, Paris, Milan, New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Seoul..

An image from Yves Saint Laurent's Spring/Summer 2010 Manisfesto, via Twitpic.com via ysl.com.

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QUITE EXCELLENT, ACTUALLY

Presenting Thom Browne‘s Excellent Autumn/Winter collection for Moncler Gamme Bleu, shown at the Teatro alla Scala at the Padiglione Visconti in Milan. Film, directed by Etienne Russo of Villa Eugenie, with music by Michel Gaubert, via Wallpaper.

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EXCELLENCY FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION: VIVIENNE WESTWOOD’S “HOMELESS CHIC.”

“Homeless chic?” said one magazine editor who preferred not to be named. “It is a little close to the bone. The clothes were fantastic, though.” —An anonymous fashion editor commenting to the London Times, on Vivienne Westwood‘s recent menswear show, presented in Milan, January 17, 2010.

The chic of the homeless, as presented by Vivienne Westwood for Fall 2010.

More homeless style by Vivienne Westwood. Images via The Fashionisto.com.

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EXCELLENT ALERT: BURBERRY 2010 AUTUMN/WINTER COLLECTION

Presenting the Burberry Autumn/Winter 2010 menswear collection, Excellently streamed live via internet from Milan on Saturday, January 16, 2010 at 6 p.m., courtesy Burberry.com.

Fashion Excellenty presented the 21st Century way via Burberry.

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