Missoni: Inheriting a house with one of the most distinctive signatures in fashion has been both a blessing and a challenge for Angela Missoni. Such an ultra-specific identity is indisputably solid, but it's not always prime for reinvention. But for fall, Missoni negotiated her terms seamlessly, staying true to label's knitwear traditions, while producing something new, and altogether fabulous. Click here to read more on WWD.
Emporio Armani: Smart, simplified and decidedly lighthearted. That's the mood Giorgio Armani has embraced of late at Emporio Armani, with strong results. The new freshness, which settled in last season when the designer worked a subtle East-meets-West motif, here took a turn toward snappy, feminine sportif. Click here for more of WWD's coverage.
Photos: Missoni: Giovanni Giannoni; Armani: Davide Maestri.