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Milan fashion week: 10 trends for autumn/winter 2014

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Milan fashion week AW14: the 10 key trends – in pictures

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Milan fashion week AW14: the 10 key trends – in pictures

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THE accessory for winter 2014 – worn every which way except as you traditionally would expect – were scarves. Ties were worn as narrow scarves as Prada, Stefano Pilato extended the lapel into asymmetric flowing scarves on coats for Ermenegildo Zegna. At Missoni, crocheted blankets were worn like capes to suggest the early-rising-slept-in-my-camper-van surfers who inspired the collection

Fashion week show notes read like a Farrow & Ball paint chart. Our favourite combinations came at Gucci: robin's egg teamed with dusty pink. See also: rhubarb at Emporio Armani, and sergeant and mist water at Bottega Veneta

Milan fashion week: 10 trends for autumn/winter 2014

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Jogging bottoms had a style makeover in Milan. Presented in double-faced wool cashmere, suede and leather, they elevated loungewear to something altogether more luxurious

Left-right: Emporio Armani, Dolce Gabbana, Marni Strokable teddy-bear coats, furry shearling, mohair and deliberately pilled sweaters were the week's most tactile trends. The best examples were seen at Dolce Gabbana, who made over-sized coats fit for a king, while at Fendi even the catwalk was carpeted in furry fabric

Star man Unlikely trend prize goes to metallic trousers, seen (left-right) at Vivienne Westwood, Daks and Jil Sander, the latter being the most wardrobe-friendly, coming in a matt silver that shimmered as subtly as shiny pants can

The sharply edited wardrobe of essentials at Bally: denim jacket (Japanese denim, natch), down-filled jacket, double-breasted check coat and fisherman-inspired cable-knit roll-neck (above) really impressed. Quiet luxury was boundless at Bally