Cobalt-Blue Suits and Relaxed Tailoring: The Best Of Milan Men’s Fashion Week

From lush blue suits at Roberto Cavalli to '50s-inspired prints at Prada, here's a look at the best of the men's Spring 2012 collections from Milan.

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MILAN, ITALY - JUNE 18: A model walks the runway during the Ermenegildo Zegna Fashion Show as part of Milan Fashion Week Menswear Spring/Summer 2012 on June 18, 2011 in Milan, Italy (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
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From cobalt blue suits at Roberto Cavalli to '50s-inspired prints at Prada, here's a look at the best of the men's Spring 2012 collections from Milan. Ermenegildo Zegna: This Spring 2012 collection from Italian suiting powerhouse Ermenegildo Zegna is perfectly tailored and filled with neutral basics. Think modern power broker.
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Ermenegildo Zegna
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Dolce & Gabbana: Designers Stefano and Domenico took inspiration from southern Italian fishing villages for this Spring 2012 collection collection. The palette is subdued and the result is full of classic DG sex appeal.
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Dolce & Gabbana
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Salvatore Ferragamo: Safari was a strong influence for this latest Spring 2012 collection from Salvatore Ferragamo.
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Salvatore Ferragamo
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Vivienne Westwood: Vivienne Westwood went dark and goth with her Spring 2012 men's collection, adding in some Versailles Court references.
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Vivienne Westwood
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Calvin Klein Collection: Designer Italo Zucchelli accented a mostly white and gray collection with pops of lemon yellow and seafoam green.
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Calvin Klein Collection
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Moncler Gamme Bleu: Moncler shows are always on the theatrical side, and this Spring 2012 collection from Thom Browne was no exception. This season the designer turned to fencing for inspiration.
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Moncler Gamme Bleu
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Missoni: The Missoni clan stuck with their knitwear roots with this Spring 2012 collection. Accents like nylon and cotton gave it a sporty edge.
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Missoni
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Etro: This collection from Etro focused on prints, with nods to the 1970s and the English gentry.
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Etro
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D&G: Bold prints were the name of the game with this secondary collection from Dolce & Gabbana. Most looks were paired with moccasins.
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D&G
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Versace: Donatella Versace headed back into the Versace archives for inspiration for this Spring 2012 men's collection. In a nod to Versace's future, the designer took her bow wearing a dress from her forthcoming collaboration with H&M due in stores this winter.
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Versace
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Giorgio Armani: It was all about the suit and classic elegance at Giorgio Armani's Spring 2012 men's show.
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Giorgio Armani
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DSquared2: Designers Dean and Dan Caten looked to beach locales like Cape Cod and Mykonos, putting a fun spin on beachside dressing with this collection.
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DSquared2
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Bottega Veneta: Creative Director Tomas Maier played with colors like grass green and electric, while never straying from the brand's luxury roots.
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Canali: Pink, magenta, royal purple -- Canali is all about rainbow brights for Spring 2012.
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Alexander McQueen: One of the boldest collections to come out of Milan men's fashion week this season, this collection from the Alexander McQueen label was pure 1960s rock and roll.
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Alexander McQueen
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Gucci: Frida Giannini worked on perfecting the skinny suit this season at Gucci. Though it should be of no surprise that it was the sumptuous carryalls that stood out.
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Gucci
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Burberry Prorsum: Creative Director Christopher Bailey says this collection was inspired by the East Village in 1977 and East Berlin in 1962. We say it's pure cool.
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Burberry Prorsum
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Prada: Leave it to Miuccia Prada to make 1950s suburban dads fashion icons. Golf shoes and quirky printed shirts have never looked so chic.
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Roberto Cavalli: Snakeskin shoes, bold orange and cobalt blue suits and striped blazers came down the runway this season at Roberto Cavalli.
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Jil Sander: Designer Raf Simons has breathed new life into the Milan fashion scene. This Jil Sander collection was pure goth, playing with futuristic fabrics and knitwear.
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