"Today there is a very dark sky": Roberto Cavalli pays tribute to uncertain economy at Milan Fashion Week


“Today, there is a very dark sky”: Roberto Cavalli pays tribute to uncertain economy at Milan Fashion Week

7:21 AM on 27th September 2011

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Back to black: Roberto Cavalli shows a dark palette for his spring summer collection at Milan Fashion Week

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Gold rush: The designer included signature animal print and metallic sequins

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Roaring twenties: The carefree, fun decade of flapper dresses ended with the devastating 1929 stock market crash

Fan: Courtney Love attended the show

Fan: Courtney Love attended the show

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Award-winning: The designer created Oscar-worthy gowns bound to be on the red carpet next year

Finale: Models walk the runway at the show

Gloomy forecast: The show was a notable contrast to the light and bright colours of London and Milan