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A Milan Trio – Colica, Aire de Jeu, Hanita, and Blaze Milano

Coliac by Martina Grasselli

MartinaWith such impressive credentials, it’s no surprise that Martina Grasselli is impressing the Fashion world. She has graduated in Fashion and Textile Design from the Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti (NABA) in Milan and from L’École Supérieure des Arts Appliqués Duperré in Paris. She had collaborations with Stella McCartney, Breil Milano, Jean Paul Gaultier and  Christian Laboutin.

Shoe1She founded Coliac in 2009 and in 2010 she was already featured in the “Vogue New Talents” guide and in 2010 had a special mention from the jury of “Who’s on Next,” the Vogue’s fashion contest for young talents.

Shoe 3Born in Reggio Emilia, Martina told Vogue that her label, Coliac, is the last name of her maternal grandmother, which she described as “the last descendant of a  noble family of French origin who lived between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th, a time of great elegance.” She decided to keep the family name alive with her label.

Shoe2Martina’s shoes are unique, detailed with micropiercing or embroideries, with transparent or plexiglass fucsia heels. The materials go from calf and suede to more embellished skins and the Color Palette is composed by dark shades like black, night blue, dark grey, chocolate, gold and silver. Her shoes, even when worn with a signature outfit, became the focus.

Aire de Jeu

Aire 2Air de Jeu is a Brand Designed by creative director Park Jihye, creative director, and Kim Jinhwa, designer. They both graduated from the Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne in Paris and from the Sangmyung University in South Korea, majoring in clothing and textile.

AireTheir brand is a mix of minimal design and refined French tailoring giving special attention to the details. Garments are fresh and playful, resulting in refined and natural silhouettes.


Hanita1Hanita’s collection is totally inspired by the fabulous 70’s in three key moods: glam, hippy, and disco. For the glam mood, the jackets are skinny and  paired with midi or extra long skirts with an optical print.  For pants lovers,  flarecheck or cropped are perfect. Silk shirts and colorful alpaca coats complete the look.

Hanita2The hippy look features ponchos over flower-printed chiffon mini dresses or dresses that are extra long and sleek.

Hanita3Disco music mood is a throwback to the Studio 54 era, with rplissè tops, microsequins and lurex. Colors are red, orange, white , green and blue, as well as black and white. Fabrics include silk, tulle, velvet, and chiffon

Blazè Milano

BlazeBlazè Milano is a brand designed by three young women and  is all about blazers. “Sip liquors slowly,” is the name of the collection inspired by the Wild West, showing bandana patterns, similar to what was in the summer collection, now adorned with embroidery.

Corrada, Delfina and Sole, who met through Elle Italia, they share a passion for styling, research, and continuous innovation. They have worked with international photographers, top designers and collaborated with prestigious fashion houses, working for various magazines. They decided to reinterpret the blazer, aimed at women who reach for this ubiquitous garment, but want it to reflect more elegance. The color palette is navy blue, smokey grey, red wine, dirty white, pure black, leopard print and dusty camel. Fabrics are velvet, devorè, embroideries, transparencies, loden, double wool crepe and woven raffia in warm hues.

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