Watch Gucci's Fall/Winter 2018 show in full via the video embedded up top. She told reporters afterward, "Finally something positive".
The show space was ready for a fashion emergency - complete with surgical tables, overhead LED lamps, PVC-coated walls and floors, and panic bars on fire doors.
Others said they were a little freaked out.
Just when you thought fashion shows could not get weirder, models walked the catwalk while holding severed heads Wednesday during Milan Fashion Week from February 21 to February 27. It's jarring to see something so sacred to some, be regarded as little more than a prop by others, particularly during a time when many Sikhs around the world, and of all ages, are suffering from physical and verbal assault based on their appearances.
The silhouette stuck to clean lines of 1960s women's suits or uniforms, with neat zippers down one side, or dark patent leather trim, or reverse pleats. And the real accessories of the season were a series of detachable collars, including a black patent leather with a pointy collar and rounded back.
Moncler invited designers like Valentino's Pierpaolo Piccioli to basically reinterpret the puffer jacket, and they delivered.
Piccioli created long graceful down couture gowns - nominally the Moncler puffer coat - that in their conical shape gave the impression of a forest, in stands of white, black and layered colors. Chloë Sevigny looked posh in a delicate satin gold polka-dot jumpsuit straight out of 1977, while Donatella Versace-who will show her own fall collection this week-sat nearby.