Show tunes: Milan Women's fashion week S/S 2013
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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 Milan's womenswear shows, with a few tracks streamed in for your listening pleasure.



'Lamusetwa' by Michael Mayer; 'Ra-AKo-St (Todd Terje edit)' by Lindstrom; 'The Great Gig In The Sky' by Pink Floyd; Extracts of 'Lujon' by Henry Mancini; 'E poi' by Mina

Music production: Michel Gaubert


Max Mara

'Maximizing The Audience' by Wim Mertens
Max Mara S/S 2013 show soundtrack

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

Emporio Armani

'Storia D'amore' by Adriano Celentano; 'Si è Spento Il Sole' by Vinicio Capossela; 'Perfidia' by Nat King Cole; 'Via Con Me' by La Crus; 'L'appuntamento' by Ornella Vanoni & Carmen Consoli; 'Ritornerai' by Franco Battiato; 'Vacanze Romane' by Antonella Ruggiero; 'C'è Sempre Un Motivo' by Adriano Celentano

Music production: Emporio Armani in-house team


'Give Me Back My Soul (remix)', 'Motel Suicide', 'Give Me Back My Soul (Album Version)' and 'Je Mʼaime' by Megumi Satsu

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

Ports 1961

'Yangiss' by Moritz Von Oswald Trio; 'Colourbox' by Philip Glass

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

FRIDAY 21/09


'Ahora' by Daphni; 'Manic Miner' and 'Entropy' by Addison Groove; 'Evil Twin' by Modeselektor; 'Ellipsis' by Joy Orbison

Sportmax S/S 2013 show soundtrack

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez


Bottega Veneta

Theme from 'Taxi Driver' by Bernard Herrmann; 'Deer Meadow Shuffle' by Angelo Badalamenti & David Lynch; 'Locked' by Four Tet


'Nightmusic', 'Genesis', 'Infinite without fulfilment', 'Be a body', 'Oblivion', 'Skin', 'Colour of moonlight' all by Grimes

Performed by: Grimes

Jil Sander

'Evidence' by Carlos Giffoni; 'Reunion' by The XX; 'Ladies Mile' by Beak

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

SUNDAY 23/09


'I Put A Spell On You' by Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Marni S/S 2013 show soundtrack

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez


'Crashed Cadillac' by Bot'Ox; 'Ghetto Kraviz' by Nina Kraviz; '51 Ways to Leave Your Lover' by Tristesse Contemporaine; 'Pinkyʼs Dream (Visionquest Velvet Curtain Remix)' by David Lynch feat. Karen O; 'Kiss Of Death' by Terence Fixmer

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez


'I Love You' by Yello; 'Subzero (Function Regis Remix)' by Ben Klock; 'Aftermaths (Alva Noto/Remix)' by VCMG

Music production: Frédéric Sanchez


'Summer 3' by Max Richter; 'Mantasy' by Michael Mayer; 'Honeyslave' by Booka Shade; Extract from 'Black Naga' by Pachanga Boys; 'Summer 3' by Max Richter

Music production: Michel Gaubert

Giorgio Armani

'Silver Surfer' by Stimming; 'Swept Away' by The XX; 'Puddle Of Diamonds' by Audiofly; 'Boondocks' by Simina Grigoriu; 'Falkenberg' by Discodeine; 'The Hitter' by Tom Jones; 'Bloodbuzz Ohio' by The National; 'Song To The Siren' by Bryan Ferry; 'Rented Rooms' by Tindersticks

Music production: Giorgio Armani in-house team