03/28/2008 02:46 am ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011

15 Trends To Emerge From Milan And Paris Fashion Weeks

Choosing favorites seemed tougher this time around than ever before, given all the fanciful explorations and experiments: Could Miuccia's hefty, brutish lace even be compared to McQueen's fantasy Girl in a Tree? Regardless of the misses (some designers really need to master the art of the edit, despite their eccentricities), the hits--from Haider Ackerman and Lanvin to Balenciaga and Burberry--were nothing but solid-gold and platinum. Here, we've sized up our favorites looks and trends from Milan and Paris.


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