Milan S/S 2011: show tunes
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Fashion week, these days, is about much more than just the collections. Showmanship is the name of game, and in the meticulously executed sartorial extravaganzas, the soundtrack is an element that no producer can afford to overlook. Music royalty - past and present - is enlisted to ensure a full assault on the senses. Here, we bring you the soundtrack to the shows.

Wednesday 22/09

'You are everything' by Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye; 'Veronica's Veil' by Fan Death; 'I feel Electric' by Rubies, featuring Feist; 'Synchronize' by Discodeine, featuring Jarvis Cocker; 'Le Serpent' by Guem et Zaka; 'Symphonie no. 3' by Brahms.

Music production: Michel Gaubert


'Coma Cat' by Tensnake; 'Rosa' (Tosca) by K&K Streichquartett.

Music production: Marcelo Burlon

Francesco Scognamiglio

'Marechiaro' by Luciano Pavarotti; 'Mother' by Irene Papas.

Music production: Matteo Ceccarini

Thursday 23/09

'Closer Space' by Telespazio; 'Better Than Prince' by Flairs; 'Keep Time' by Shed; 'Neck Brace' by Ratatat; 'Silikon' (Siriusmo remix) by Modeselektor; 'You Put A Smell On Me' by Matthew Dear; 'Alice Go Go Go' by Loden; 'Tougher Without Bruce' by Martin Vogel.

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez


'Crescendo' by Franco Micalizzi; 'Dies Irae' by Sebastian; 'Batucada Erotica' by Michelle Colombier; 'Pixel Paxil' by Gonzales.

Music production: Michel Gaubert


'Pièces Pour Guitare Played By Pierre Laniau' by Erik Satie; 'Donʼt Let Me Be Misunderstood' by Santa Esmeralda; 'Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)' by Nancy Sinatra; 'La Classe Operaia Va In Paradiso' by Ennio Morricone; 'Madiana' by Josephine Baker; 'Requiem For Evita/Oh What A Circus' by David Essex/Elaine Page; 'The Verdict (Dopo La Condanna)' by Ennio Morricone.

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

Friday 24/09

'Pastime Paradise' by Stevie Wonder; 'Former' by Mark E.

Music production: Michel Gaubert


'Carmen (L'Oiseau Rebelle)' by Malcolm McLaren; 'Carmen (L'Oiseau Rebelle) Instrumental' by Malcolm McLaren.

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

Saturday 25/09

'Plasticine' by Plastikman; 'Das Wohltemperierte Clavier: Book 1, BWV 846-869: Prelude in C major BWV 846 de J.S.Bach' by Keith Jarrett; 'Das Wohltemperierte Clavier: Book 1, BWV 846-869: Prelude in C minor BWV 847 de J.S. Bach' by Keith Jarrett.

Music production: Michel Gaubert

Emporio Armani

'Walk On The Wild Side' by Yossy Little Noise Weaver; 'Hide Me' (Al Usher Dance Mix) by Grandadbob; 'Mirroir Mirroir' by Desire; 'It Don't Rain In Beverly Hills' by Dean & Britta; 'Fly Me Away' by Goldfrapp; 'Always Loved A Film' by Underworld.

Music production: Emporio Armani team

Max Mara

'I Need Fun In My Life' by The Drums; 'Forever and Ever Amen' by The Drums; 'Temptation (7' Version)' by New Order; 'Skippinʼ Town' by The Drums; 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' by Joy Division.

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

Jil Sander

'Kricket' by Plastikman; 'Psycho (Soundtrack)' by Bernard Herrmann; 'Gimme Some More' by Busta Rhymes.

Music production: Michel Gaubert

Emilio Pucci

'Aerodynamic' by Tom Hodge; 'Children Of The Curse' by Lionel Cohen; 'Early Sept' by Ajello; 'Fantasy' by M Swift; 'Dreams' by Jewelz; 'Nei Varchi di Luce' by Ludovico Einaudi; 'Often a Bird' by Wim Mertens; 'Turn Me On' by Pacific & Vandyck; 'Alors On Danse' by Stromae; 'Hymn 2' by Craig Armstrong, featuring Photek; 'Paradise Circus' by Massive Attack; 'Sun Of A Gun' by Oh Land; 'Aquatic Dance' by Vangelis.

Music production: Jeremy Healey

Sunday 26/09

'Spread Luv' by I.N.T.

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez


'Get Around To It' by Pocket Knife, featuring Joe Worricker; 'Beyond Garden Walls' by Rogall and The Electric Circus Sideshow.

DJ: Marcelo Burlon


'The Theme' by El Gran Chufle; 'Murder Weapon' by Tricky;

'Le Rebel' (Terromoto Mix) by El Gran Chufle; 'Silver Silver, Go Rider Go!!' by Trentmoller; 'Eis Fine Grind' by It's a Fine Line; 'The Last Race' by Jack Nietsche.

Music production: Steve Mackey

Salvatore Ferragamo

'Hateful' (Ada ft Mayburg Mix) by Gus Gus; 'La Piscine' by Michel Le Grand;

'Like a Tattoo' by Sade; 'Hang on to your Love' by Sade; 'Camino Del Sol

(Toddterj Remix)' by Antenna; 'Merfed' by A Guy Called Gerald; 'West Coast

Instrumental 077' by West Coast Instrumental..

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez


'Marchante' by Rebolledo and Daniel Maloso; 'Loro Lady' by Rebolledo and Daniel Maloso; 'The Cries' by Cosmetics; 'Ritmo Especial' by Daniel Maloso; 'OAR003-B' by Oni Ayhun.

Music Production: David Bailey Ross and William Threlfall. Mix and additional production: Love Triangle

Monday 27/09

'Poker Face' by Lady Gaga; 'Shooting Stars' (Siriusmo Remix) by Bag Raiders; 'Shooting Stars' (In Flagranti Remix) by Bag Raiders; 'C'est Si Bon' by Rhoda Scott; 'Take Care of Business' (Pilooski Remix) by Nina Simone; 'Juggle It' by Jokers of the Scene; 'Spinning Wheel' (DJ Spinna Remix) by Shirley Bassey; 'Lost And Found' (Radio Mix) by Gabin; 'Light My Fire' by The Mike Flowers Pops; 'Shooting Stars' (In Flagranti Remix) by Bag Raiders.

Music Production: Dean and Dan Caten, and Adriano Alboni

Giorgio Armani

'You'll Win Again' by The Three Lions; 'Hateful' by Gus Gus; 'Plie' by Igor Cavalera and Gui Boratto; 'Birds on Tree' by A-Ldric; 'Hello Gorgeus' by Popnoname.

Music production: Marcelo Burlon

Fashion Features Editor

Jack Moss is the Fashion Features Editor at Wallpaper*, joining the team in 2022. Having previously been the digital features editor at AnOther and digital editor at 10 and 10 Men magazines, he has also contributed to titles including i-D, Dazed, 10 Magazine, Mr Porter’s The Journal and more, while also featuring in Dazed: 32 Years Confused: The Covers, published by Rizzoli. He is particularly interested in the moments when fashion intersects with other creative disciplines – notably art and design – as well as championing a new generation of international talent and reporting from international fashion weeks. Across his career, he has interviewed the fashion industry’s leading figures, including Rick Owens, Pieter Mulier, Jonathan Anderson, Grace Wales Bonner, Christian Lacroix, Kate Moss and Manolo Blahnik.