Milan Fashion Week Spring 2013: The top 5 collections so far (plus, why Francesco Scognamiglio is the next big thing)

Francesco Scognamiglio Spring 2013
Photography by Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images
Francesco Scognamiglio Spring 2013
Photography by Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images

FASHION contributor Zeina Esmail hits the Italian cobblestone on day one of Milan Fashion Week Spring 2013 and picks up a few up-and-comers on her way:

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First Place: Francesco Scognamiglio

By far my favourite of day one (Sorry Frida), Francesco Scognamiglio’s dreamy, forward thinking collection is just more proof that this industry-loved label is going to make it to the big time. Models strutted down the runway with what looked like Swarovski 3D “flock of bird” brooches placed in unexpected yet intentional places overtop gowns and metal mesh blouses. White ruled the runway for the first half of the show, followed by powder blues and black.