Marni Spring Summer 2012

I guess this was your typical Marni show: weird but pretty shapes, bold prints, and oddly matched colours. And this was my typical Marni reaction: I loved some of it and loathed some of it.

I love…

Marni, Milan fashion week, fashion shows, catwalk, spring summer 2012

a great start to the show with this super simple A line dress with a sheer underskirt.

Marni, Milan fashion week, fashion shows, catwalk, spring summer 2012

those unusual side seam cut outs.

Marni, Milan fashion week, fashion shows, catwalk, spring summer 2012

this pattern. Not sure if it is sequins, knit, or print, but it looks amazing and creates a very flattering effect.

I loathe…

Marni, Milan fashion week, fashion shows, catwalk, spring summer 2012

sheer skirts. Even with a slip underneath, this looks weird.

Marni, Milan fashion week, fashion shows, catwalk, spring summer 2012

tacky 60's floral prints.

Marni, Milan fashion week, fashion shows, catwalk, spring summer 2012

that these prints make the models look quite big. Where does that leave the rest of us?

All images from Vogue.com.

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