The Best of Milan Men’s Fashion Week SS25

Milan Men’s Fashion Week SS25 was an eventful season filled with unexpected happenings, fresh collections, and a flurry of summer trends. Held from 14th to 18th June 2024, the fashion week saw the participation of famous fashion houses such as Gucci, Prada, Moschino, Fendi, and Zegna.

But the most amazing surprise came from Alessandro Michele, the new creative director of Valentino, best known for his success at Gucci. On the same day that Sabato De Sarno was preparing to present Gucci’s SS25, Michele presented a jaw-dropping Resort collection of 171 ensembles for Valentino, an unexpected move that definitely caught everyone’s attention.

Meanwhile, JW Anderson has chosen the Italian city as the location for the presentation of its Spring/Summer 2025 collection. Real sleepMeanwhile, MSGM celebrated its 15th anniversary, while Moschino’s new creative director, Adrian Apiolaza, presented an impressive first collection for the brand.

So here we bring you the best moments and looks from Milan Men’s Fashion Week SS25.

Highlights of Milan Men’s Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2025

Gucci

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Gucci’s creative director, Sabato de Sarno, showed his menswear collection for Spring/Summer 2025 in Milan. The collection featured muted greens and emphasized transitional clothing that could be worn from the city to the beach. Highlights included netted polos, knitwear, cropped blazers, oversized workwear, co-ordinating sets, metallic fringe shirts, leather tops, sequined shorts and sheer shirts.

Valentino

Alessandro Michele presented his debut collection for Valentino after being appointed creative director of the famed Italian fashion house in March. The designer displayed his signature maximalist style, imbuing the collection with his own aesthetic reminiscent of his successful tenure at Gucci.

The 171-look lineup stayed true to Michele’s vision of eccentric elegance and effectively shaped the future direction of Valentino designs. Drawing inspiration from the 1960s and 1970s, the collection exuded vintage glamour through lavish embellishments, ruffled details, plush fur-trimmed coats, patterned suits and sophisticated ensembles.

Zegna

Linen is the central material in Zegna’s Spring/Summer 2025 men’s collection, and Creative Director Alessandro Sartori paid homage to this fine material, naming the collection “L’Oasi di Lino” (The Sanctuary of Linen) to celebrate this natural wonder.

The range includes airy linen suits, overcoats, sleeveless coats, knitwear, blazers and co-ordinating sets in fresh, natural hues such as slate, blue, mint, white, rust, black, mustard yellow and maroon.

Dhruv Kapoor

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Dhruv Kapoor presented his latest Spring/Summer 2025 collection at Milan Men’s Fashion Week. Inspired by fond memories of his childhood, the collection exudes an aura of purity and innocence in every detail and also pays homage to his Indian roots.

Notable ensembles from the collection included layered two-piece outfits, embellished and fringed coats, coordinating denim sets and leather and linen vests, as well as neon bowling and oversized shirts with striking graphic prints.

Fendi

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Fendi’s latest Spring/Summer 2025 collection is the epitome of modern menswear. Creative Director Silvia Venturini Fendi reimagined her first menswear collection from 1990 to elevate Fendi menswear for the modern era, honoring the brand’s evolving house codes for the upcoming season. The collection showcases a futuristic flair in garments such as trench coats, plaid trousers, bomber jackets, sheer shirts and knit sweaters. Accessories such as sleek ties, tote bags, crossbody bags and ballerina-style shoes anticipate new micro-fashion trends.

J.W. Anderson

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JW Anderson took inspiration from bedtime for its Spring/Summer 2025 collection, showcasing cozy padded silhouettes perfect for a restful sleep. Models walked the runway in quilted duvet coats in soft pink, lavender and cream, alongside loose denim dresses, bomber jackets, structured leather outerwear, puffy parkas with a glossy coating, printed knitwear and utilitarian pieces.

Emporio Armani

Emporio Armani paid elegant homage to the equestrian lifestyle for its Spring/Summer 2025 collection, as models strutted confidently down a runway of 80 looks in lightweight knitwear, pinstripe jumpsuits, clean-cut collarless military jackets, relaxed co-ords, sophisticated shirtless suits, stylish leather blazers, printed tunics and shorts.

Complementing these stunning outfits are a variety of accessories, including suede bags, leather clutches, woven handbags and duffel bags.

Moschino

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Moschino is known for its quirky style, and the brand’s new creative director, Adrian Apiolaza, emphasized this element in his debut collection. Lost propertyThe collection was a whimsical portrayal of everyday people moving from the city to the workplace. Men’s clothing such as suits were decorated with keys, cards, pens, phones and credit cards. Other regular clothing included casual graphic shirts, oversized suits with fringe and graphic tees.

Prada

For Prada’s SS25 show, Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons offered a modern twist on classic menswear styles. CloserThe collection blended reality and fantasy, asking viewers to reconsider their perception of time and the items that shape our daily lives.

Menswear ensembles featured shirts, cardigans, long straight coats, tailored polo shirts in vibrant colours, leather and wool trench coats, practical pieces with lots of pockets in bold colours, and knitwear paired with a range of accessories such as mini bags, shoulder bags, backpacks and duffel bags.

MSGM

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MSGM celebrated the label’s 15th anniversary with a fresh SS25 line featuring a vibrant color palette that included shades of blue, yellow, red, black, yellow and navy. Male models wore bomber jackets, shorts, polo shirts, trousers, graphic co-ord sets, denim-on-denim ensembles, relaxed tailored suits and leather shorts, all perfect for sunny beach days.

(Hero and feature image credit: Instagram/Gucci and Fendi)

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