Show tunes: Milan Men’s fashion
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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 Milan menswear shows.


Jil Sander

‘Only Human’ by Snap!; ‘The Ballad of Lucy Jordan’ by Marianne Faithfull; ‘No More War’ by Bronski Beat

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

Dolce & Gabbana

Original music by Ennio Morricone, from 'Nuovo Cinema Paradiso' by Giuseppe Tornatore

Neil Barrett

‘Infra 2 (Peter Pozorek remix)’ by Max Richter; ‘Another Earth’ by Tale Of Us; ‘Ariola’ by Barnt; ‘Come As You Are’ by Nirvana; ‘Are “Friends” Electric?’ by Gary Numan

SUNDAY 23/06

Bottega Veneta

‘Night City’ by Terry Devine-King; ‘Night City 2’ by Terry Devine-King; ‘Femma Fatale 2’ by Barrie Gladden and Tim Reilly; ‘So What’ by Miles Davis; ‘Absence (rework)’ by Trophy Wife; ‘Welcome’ by Flako


‘Elephant (Todd Rundgren remix)’ by Tame Impala; ‘Rocks’ by Primal Scream; ‘Movement and Lovation’ by Punch Brothers; ‘Elephant (Todd Rundgren remix)’ by Tame Impala

Salvatore Ferragamo

‘Prologue’ by Jon Hopkins; ‘We Disappear’ by Jon Hopkins; ‘Collider’ by Jon Hopkins; ‘The Aural Trick’ by Wim Mertens

Music production: Michel Gaubert

Calvin Klein Collection

‘Ace Of Spades’ by Motorhead; ‘Phat Planet’ by Leftfield; ‘I Will Refuse (12” version) by Pailhead; ‘Sun’ by Koreless

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez


‘The Blues’ by Romare; ‘Awa Na Re (Bonde Do Role remix)’ by Tony Allen

Moncler Gamme Bleu

‘Jumpin’ Jack Flash’ by Ananda Shankar; ‘Prashanti’ by Philip Glass & Ravi Shankar; ‘Mundian To Bach Ke’ by Punjabi MC; ‘Hindi Sad Diamonds’ by Alka Yagnik & John Leguizamo; ‘I Feel Love’ by Usha Uthup; ‘Don’t Stop Till You Get To Bollywood’ by Bollywood Freaks

Music production: Michel Gaubert

MONDAY 24/06

Emporio Armani

‘Take Me Home’ by Poolside; ‘Warm Shadow (Marcus Morgull remix)’ by Fink; ‘Mi Mujer’ by Nicolas Jaar; ‘Berlin Sunrise’ by Fink; ‘Something Good Can Work (RAC Mix)’ by Two Door Cinema Club; ‘Via Le Mani Dagli Occhi (Andro I.D. Version)’ by Negramaro; ‘No Eyes’ by Claptone (feat Jaw)

Ports 1961

‘Sunrise Sant Agnes’ by Andy Cato; ‘Ivana’ by Koreless; ‘You Don’t Need A Weatherman (Superpitcher remix)’ by Carsten Jost; ‘Moscow to St Petersburg By Train’ by Andy Cato; ‘Ascension’ by Zomby; ‘Sphinx’ by Zomby

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez


‘Aydin’ by Discodeine; ‘The Witch (Aswefall remix)’ by Dombrance; ‘Contact’ feat DJ Falcon by Daft Punk

Music production: Michel Gaubert


Live mix of environmental sounds by Matthew Herbert


Giorgio Armani

‘For What It’s Worth (Virgin Magnetic Material Remix)’ by Buffalo Springfield; ‘Looking For Love’ by Chromatics; ‘Cirruss’ by Bonobo; ‘Fill The Blanks’ by Appaloosa; ‘Blue Jeans (RAC Remix)’ by Lana del Rey; ‘No Eyes (feat. Jaw)’ by Claptone

Z Zegna

‘Bigger Than Prince’ by Green Velvet; ‘Your Love’ by Frankie Knuckles feat. Jamie Principle; ‘Sock It To Me (Kaytranada remix)’ by Missy Elliott


See all the highlights from Milan fashion week S/S 2014: Menswear collections