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The Milan 100

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Milan Fashion Week was an eclectic blend of looks for spring/summer 2012, from the print clash of D&G's final collection, to the demure twenties and fifties inspired-looks at Gucci and Prada, quirky Picasso jumpers at Jil Sander, and preppy pastel sportswear at Versus. To help you navigate next season's trends, Stylist's fashion team have edited the collections into the top 100 essential looks that we just can't wait to wear next summer.

View the Milan 100 below - simply click an image to open the gallery.

  • Bottega Veneta Spring/Summer 2012

    'Chalked' denim makes a surprise appearance at Bottega Veneta.

  • Bottega Veneta Spring/Summer 2012

    Bottega Veneta's is loving jewelled tones in this urban but nevertheless lux collection

  • Bottega Veneta S/S 2011

    Candy striped chiffon at Bottega Veneta.

  • Versace Spring/Summer 2012

    Embellishment was a running theme throughout the Versace show

  • Versace Spring/Summer 2012

    Embellishment was a running theme throughout the Versace show

  • Versace Spring/Summer 2012

    Dreamy mermaid prints add a kitsch edge to a smart shirtdress.

  • Prada Spring/Summer 2012

    Sharp pleats in pretty colours were all the rage at the Prada show

  • Prada Spring/Summer 2012

    Prada spring/summer 2012 is all about combining prints and pleats - with a Thatcher-esque bag

  • Prada Spring/Summer 2012

    Miucci Prada's clever take on the sweetheart neckline

  • Prada Spring/Summer 2012

    A printed frock coat by Prada will be on every wishlist this summer

  • Prada Spring/Summer 2012

    This 50's inspired Prada swimsuit is the must have beach buy for next summer

  • Prada Spring/Summer 2012

    Only Prada can make beach wear so glamorous

  • Fendi Spring/Summer 2012

    Fendi's 'Classic with a twist' take on the white trend

  • Fendi Spring/Summer 2012

    Like many designers this season, Fendi places emphasis on the shoulders in this 'quirky meets conservative' look

  • Fendi Spring/Summer 2012

    Like many designers this season, Fendi places emphasis on the shoulders in this 'quirky meets conservative' look

  • Fendi Spring/Summer 2012

    Fendi's ladylike spin on the nautical look

  • Fendi Spring/Summer 2012

    Fendi's ladylike spin on the nautical look

  • Fendi Spring/Summer 2012

    Fendi's after dark interpretation of the 'apron' style dress

  • Fendi Spring/Summer 2012

    Black and embellishment on the Fendi catwalk

  • Gucci Spring/Summer 2012

    Like many others, the bandeau, pleats and the drop waist were a feature in the Twenties-inspired Gucci show

  • Gucci Spring/Summer 2012

    Monochrome, according to Gucci, is key for spring/summer 2012

  • Gucci Spring/Summer 2012

    The ultimate cocktail dress at Gucci is all about shimmer and shine

  • Gucci Spring/Summer 2012

    The ultimate cocktail dress at Gucci is all about shimmer and shine

  • Gucci Spring/Summer 2012

    Think the glamour and decadence of the Jazz Age with this 20's inspired number from Gucci

  • Gucci Spring/Summer 2012

    Meet the Gucci flapper girl

  • Gucci Spring/Summer 2012

    Meet the Gucci flapper girl

  • Gucci Spring/Summer 2012

    Meet the Gucci flapper girl

  • Alberta Feretti Spring/Summer 2012

    Alberta Ferreti looked out of Italy and to Africa for spring/summer 2012 inspiration

  • Alberta Feretti Spring/Summer 2012

    Ferreti incorporated tribal patterns into clean cut pieces in bold colours

  • Alberta Feretti Spring/Summer 2012

    Clashing prints still evident for spring/summer 2012 at Alberta Ferreti

  • Alberta Feretti Spring/Summer 2012

    Done simply, Alberta Ferreti’s tribal influence was chic and beautiful

  • Moschino Spring/Summer 2012

    Olé! Moschino’s Spanish-influenced collection featured jackets that may just put shoulders back on the fashion map

  • Moschino Spring/Summer 2012

    Navajo beadwork add interest to this simple white summer dress

  • Moschino Spring/Summer 2012

    More monochrome, this time from Moschino

  • Moschino Spring/Summer 2012

    The LBD goes grand with gold brocade detailing

  • Etro Spring/Summer 2012

    With The Great Gatsby set for release next year, the Twenties influence was evident at Etro in items such as this satin evening dress…

  • Etro Spring/Summer 2012

    …beaded, drop-waisted dresses…

  • Etro Spring/Summer 2012

    …and striking Art Deco graphics

  • Trussardi Spring/Summer 2012

    With plenty of masculine yet thoroughly stylish tailoring, it’s easy to see why Trussardi’s new designer, Umit Benan, described his desired woman as the “granddaughter of Annie Hall”

  • Trussardi Spring/Summer 2012

    Laidback luxury – the ultimate off-duty look

  • Trussardi Spring/Summer 2012

    Statement accessories dress up a simple jumper dress

  • Trussardi Spring/Summer 2012

    The midi dress continues into spring/summer 2012 – although we still recommend styling it with heels, rather than flats as seen at Trussardi

  • Just Cavalli Spring/ Summer 2012

    Mick Jagger eat your heart out! Models wore the skinniest of skinny jeans at the show of Cavalli’s younger brand

  • Just Cavalli Spring/ Summer 2012

    It wouldn’t be a Cavalli show without a little bit of animal print – we particularly love the drama of this billowing maxi dress

  • Just Cavalli Spring/Summer 2012

    Stonewash denim and faded, psychedelic prints at Just Cavalli.

  • Pucci Spring/Summer 2012

    Whilst we doubt we’ll be reaching for Pucci’s mid-riff bearing crop tops anytime soon, we may be able to get on board with their tied-at-the-waist printed shirts teamed with long shorts

  • Pucci Spring/Summer 2012

    We love the delicate pop of colour given to this nude, sheer dress

  • Pucci Spring/Summer 2012

    A show-stopper of an evening dress – expect to see this on the red carpet sometime soon

  • Pucci Spring/Summer 2012

    This beaded two-piece (worn pre-show by Gwyneth Paltrow to the Emmy Awards) brings a touch of gothic drama to spring

  • Moschino Cheap&Chic Spring/Summer 2012

    Moschino Cheap And Chic got fruity for spring/summer 2012 – quite literally with this fun, strawberry-esque dress

  • Moschino Cheap&Chic Spring/Summer 2012

    The fruit motif continued with graphic apple and grape prints

  • Moschino Cheap&Chic Spring/Summer 2012

    A perfectly proportioned puffball dress

  • Moschino Cheap&Chic Spring/Summer 2012

    A hint of the Sixties comes through in this floral shift dress

  • Marni Spring/Summer 2012

    Cool, clean and uncomplicated pieces at Marni

  • Marni Spring/Summer 2012

    A playful collar adds an element of fun

  • Marni Spring/Summer 2012

    A bold print on a simple shape makes for the most wearable of day dresses

  • Marni Spring/Summer 2012

    We love the contrasting patterns of this look – and the ankle socks

  • Missoni Spring/Summer 2012

    Missoni are experts in making knitwear sexy – and this season they used just a hint of shoulder to help achieve just that

  • Missoni Spring/Summer 2012

    More off-the-shoulder chic at Missoni.

  • Missoni Spring/Summer 2012

    Zebra proved to be a key print for Missoni’s spring/summer collection

  • DSquared Spring/Summer 2012

    Looks like this one from the DSquared² show made us long for festival season to come around quickly

  • DSquared Spring/Summer 2012

    The epitome of hippy bohemia – finished with a beer bottle

  • DSquared Spring/Summer 2012

    Fringing featured heavily on the catwalks of Milan

  • Roberto Cavalli Spring/Summer 2012

    He may be celebrating his label’s 40th anniversary, but the showman in Roberto Cavalli is still very much alive

  • Roberto Cavalli Spring/Summer 2012

    Twenties flapper girl influences were evident at Cavalli’s spring/summer 2012 show too

  • Roberto Cavalli Spring/Summer 2012

    A classic Cavalli look

  • Roberto Cavalli Spring/Summer 2012

    The show-stopping finale from Roberto Cavalli

  • Emporio Armani Spring/Summer 2012

    Emporio Armani’s nearly entirely monochrome collection made for a stark, bold look

  • Emporio Armani Spring/Summer 2012

    Contrast piping was a key detail at Emporio Armani

  • Emporio Armani Spring/Summer 2012

    Sparkle, hoop skirts and a contrasting corsage make for the perfect evening look

  • Emporio Armani Spring/Summer 2012

    Blurred prints and Perspex wedges gave the Emporio Armani collection a sci-fi feel

  • Sportmax Spring/Summer 2012

    A shimmering, oversized knit is the perfect spring/summer cover-up, courtesy of Sportmax

  • Sportmax Spring/Summer 2012

    Black lapels on a navy tux make for a perfectly modern colour combination

  • Sportmax Spring/Summer 2012

    Spring’s florals are toughened up with studding details

  • Sportmax Spring/Summer 2012

    Sportmax’s fresh spring colour palette included sugary shades of purple, pink and green

  • MaxMara Spring/Summer 2012

    A neutral colour palette shot through with aquamarine featured at MaxMara

  • MaxMara Spring/Summer 2012

    Neutrals, neutrals and more neutrals make for a fresh spring look

  • MaxMara Spring/Summer 2012

    The capri pant is back, courtesy of MaxMara

  • MaxMara Spring/Summer 2012

    City shorts paired with a blazer – the perfect ‘summer in the city’ look

  • D&G Spring/Summer 2012

    You wouldn’t expect D&G to go out with anything other than a colourful bang, would you? The label’s final outing (it will be incorporated into mainline Dolce & Gabbana from next season) featured bright, clashing prints.

  • D&G Spring/Summer 2012

    The scarf print motif that formed the basis of the D&G show was best manifested in this sexy bandage dress

  • D&G Spring/Summer 2012

    A procession of multi-print maxi dresses were a visual feast – the perfect statement summer dress.

  • D&G Spring/Summer 2012

    One of our favourite pieces from the D&G show was their simply cut but beautifully patterned tunics

  • Dolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2012

    Dolce & Gabbana’s spring/summer 2012 show had something for everybody, from demure midi-length skirts…

  • Dolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2012

    …to thigh-skimming mini dresses…

  • Dolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2012

    …and fun colourful prints…

  • Dolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2012

    …to classically chic, all-black outfits.

  • Jil Sander Spring/Summer 2012

    Chic cocktail hat with a white shorts suit - Jil Sanders shows us the uber modern way to wear white.

  • Jil Sander Spring/Summer 2012

    Arts meets fashion in this Picasso-esque Jil Sander look.

  • Jil Sander Spring/Summer 2012

    This exit look from Jil Sander is the ultimate gown for a seriously contemporary and fuss free bride.

  • Gianfranco Ferré Spring/Summer 2012

    Structural simplicity from Gianfranco Ferré

  • Gianfranco Ferré Spring/Summer 2012

    Beautiful neutral draping

  • Genny Spring/Summer 2012

    50 year-old Italian label Genny returned to its former glory with sharp tailoring and a polished elegance.

  • Genny Spring/Summer 2012

    50 year-old Italian label Genny returned to its former glory with sharp tailoring and a polished elegance.

  • Genny Spring/Summer 2012

    50 year-old Italian label Genny returned to its former glory with sharp tailoring and a polished elegance.

  • Salvatore Ferragamo Spring/Summer 2012

    Exotic prints adorned the dresses at Salvatore Ferragamo.

  • Salvatore Ferragamo Spring/Summer 2012

    Rich purple and fuchsia hues at Salvatore Ferragamo.

  • Versus Spring/Summer 2012

    Sportswear was re-imagined at Versus with zig-zag prints and pastel hues.

  • Versus Spring/Summer 2012

    Sportswear was re-imagined at Versus with zig-zag prints and pastel hues.

  • Versus Spring/Summer 2012

    The drop waist and a twenties sihouette returns - this dress is a fresh, sporty take on the trend.