Milan witnessed several changes when it came to household fashion houses like Gucci and Emilio Pucci. Gucci moved into new territory under the helm of Alessandro Michele that saw bohemian chic with touches of retro for spring/summer 2016. Massimo Giorgetti took the reigns at Emilio Pucci and stepped away from the image Peter Dundas had created for the Pucci girl by introducing a new vision for the brand - sultry, beach party girl layered in modern forms and silhouettes. With all the changes going in the fashion city, these are the trends for Spring/Summer 2016.
Wide-leg Pants - Sporty elements continue to reign over fashion week with freer and roomy leg pants.
|From L-R: Costume National, Etro, Giorgio Armani, Gucci and Luisa Beccaria|
Slits - Thigh split skirts remain a center of focus as one of Spring/Summer 2016's biggest trends.
|From L-R: Fausto Puglisi, Bottega Veneta, Elisabetta Franchi, Ermanno Scervino and Costume National|
Colored Stripes - This take on the nautical trend is sweeping all fashion week runways and emerging one of the biggest trends for spring/summer 2016.
|From L-R: Alberta Ferreti, Blugirl, Blumarine, Bottega Veneta and Emporio Armani|
Shoulder Cut-Outs - With several appearances on the runways of New York and London, the shoulder is this season's new erogenous zone.
|From L-R: Anterprima, Costume National, DSquared, Emilio Pucci and Ermanno Scervino|
Sheer - Transparency dominated the runways of Milan in form of head-to-toe sheer ensembles with skirts being the focal area.
|From L-R: Anterprima, Alberta Ferreti, Ermanno Scervino, Dolce and Gabban and Blumarine|
Belts - Emphasis on the waist is becoming a trend to watch out come spring/summer 2016 as seen in major collections.
|From L-R: Bally, DSquared, Ermanno Scervino, Etro and Fendi|
Layers - Summer/spring layering took on different forms when it came to the runways of Milan as gowns and crop-tops were layered over camisoles and bodysuits.
|From L-R: Aquilano e Rimondi, Alberta Ferreti, DSquared, Emilio Pucci and Etro|
Patch-work - This 80s fashion trend has returned to the fashion scene with a bang fast becoming one of the biggest trends come summer/spring 2016.
|From L-R: Alberta Ferreti, Blumarine, Bottega Veneta, Emilio Pucci and D Squared2|
Florals - Floral prints and appliques littered their way all over the runways of Milan during the spring/summer 2016 shows.
|From L-R: Dolce and Gabbana, Francesco Scognamiglia, Emporio Armani, Blumarine and Gucci|
Metallic - The dull shine of gold and sparkle of silver made for unmissable elements when it came to spring/summer 2016 collections.
|From L-R: Emilio Pucci, Costume National, Andrea Incontri, Genny|