Team EW are at Milan Fashion Week.

Our fashion and beauty editor Natalie Westernoff has kicked off day 2 of shows with Max Mara, and it was a bold and colourful affair.

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The stars of the collection have and always will be the outwear, and for next season you can expect oversized, shrug-on and go silhouttes in camel and black as well as bright shades of turquoise and yellow.

We also spotted a fresh take on tonal dressing with creative director Ian Griffiths boldly playing with textures and lengths. Accessories stood out this season with an array of holdall bags and a selection of fantastic boots, some with a patent croc finish.

 

Tailoring was masculine yet fluid, and we were particularly taken with a leather gilet featuring utilitarian oversized pockets, as seen on Bella Hadid who quickly rushed off after the finale to walk in the Fendi show – the last one designed by the late Karl Lagerfeld.

Scroll down for an exclusive look behind the scenes at Max Mara Fall 2019, and don’t forget to follow us on Instagram for more from MFW.

max mara fall 2019 backstage emirates woman

max mara fall 2019 backstage emirates woman

max mara fall 2019 backstage emirates woman

max mara fall 2019 backstage emirates woman

 

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