The soundtrack to Milan Fashion Week’s A/W 2014 womenswear shows

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Fashion week, nowadays, is about much more than just the collections. Showmanship is the name of game, and in the meticulously executed sartorial extravaganzas, the sound space is an element that no producer or designer can afford to overlook. Music royalty - past, present and future - is enlisted to ensure a full assault on the senses. Here, we bring you Milan Fashion Week's catwalk mega mix from the A/W 2014 womenswear collections.



'Love is To Die' by Warpaint; 'He Took Her to a Movie' by Ladytron; 'Hey Joe' by Charlotte Gainsbourg; 'He Took Her To A Movie' by Ladytron
Music production: Michel Gaubert

No. 21
'Gli Uccelli' by Franco Battiato; 'Diary of Hate' by Michael Nyman; 'Prospero's Magic' by Michael Nyman; 'Love is a Battlefield' by Pat Benatar


Max Mara

'Deliver Us' by Elvis Costello & Brodsky Quartet; 'For Other Eyes' by Elvis Costello & Brodsky Quartet; 'Swine' by Elvis Costello & Brodsky Quartet
Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

A live orchestra led by conductor Francesco Bossaglia and featuring solo artist Barbara Sukowa provided a concert show soundtrack at Prada.
'Peter Venkman pt.1 (Gluteus Maximus remix)' by Ben Frost; 'Prolog (prologue) Andante Sostenuto, The Seven Deadly Sins' by Kurt Weill; 'The Long Drowning (Europa Lars Von Trier's Soundtrack)' by Joachim Holbeck; 'Wie lange noch (The unknown Kurt Weill)' by Kurt Weill; 'Seeräuber Jenny (The Young Gods Play Kurt Weill)' by Young Gods/Kurt Weill; 'Mackie Messer' (The Young Gods Play Kurt Weill)' by Young Gods/Kurt Weill; 'Unzucht (lust) (The Seven Deadly Sins)' by Kurt Weill; 'Nanna's lied (The Unknown Kurt Weill)' by Kurt Weill; 'Variation (Pierrot Lunaire Op 21)' by Arnold Schoenberg
Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

Ports 1961
'Schubert Piano Trio in E Flat Major, Op 100 2nd Movement' by Holmes-Welsh-Goldstone Trio 2; 'Message Personnel (Version Instrumental)' by Françoise Hardy; 'Message Personnel (Version Anglaise)' by Françoise Hardy
Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

'From Disco To Disco' by Whirlpool Productions; 'Walk This Way' by Run DMC feat. Aerosmith; 'King Of My Castle (Roy Malone Kings Mix)' by Wamdue Project; 'French Kiss' by Lil' Louis; 'La Traviata Acte I' by Verdi; 'In Disguise' by Beaka
Music production: Michel Gaubert

FRIDAY 21/02

Emporio Armani

'Ghost Carnival' by Hypnolove; 'Alone (David K & Lexer Remix)' by Sorcha Richardson; 'Sweet Nothing (feat. Florence Welch extended remix)' by Calvin Harris; 'No More right or Wrong' by Whitey; 'Malmo' by Starfucker; 'Ribs' by Lorde

'Close (To The Edit)' by The Art of Noise; 'Destinations' by Gesaffelstein; 'Beat Box' by The Art Of Noise; 'Beethoven (I Love To Listen To)' by Eurythmics; 'The Army Now' by The Art Of Noise; 'A Fifth of Beethoven (Soulwax Edit)' by Walter Murphy
Music production: Michel Gaubert

'Centuries' by Emika; 'Heart Begins to Beat' by Savage Progress; 'Masimbabele (Robi Insinna Headman Rework)' by The Unknown Cases; 'I Feel For You (Magda vs Nyma Crackerjack Mix)' by Chaka Khan; 'God Created the Beat (Feat Mykki Blanco)' by Matrixxman; 'I Heard It Through the Grapevine' by The Slits


Bottega Veneta

'Bye Bye Blackbird' by Keith Jarrett; 'Bye Bye Blackbird' by Liza Minnelli; 'Therapy' by Moderat; 'A Snake In The Grass' by Bob Fosse & Douglas Gamley; 'A1' by Hauntologists; 'The Self As Another' by Lucy; 'Bye Bye Blackbird' by Etta Jones

Roberto Cavalli
'Mi Corazon' by Brandt Brauer Frick; 'Untitled 2' by D Carbone; 'Tango Remembrances' by Yo-Yo Ma; 'I Zimbra' by Talking Heads
Music production: Michel Gaubert

Antonio Marras
'Lights' by Archive; 'Push' by The Cure

Jil Sander
'Kisses Undelivered' by Prostitutes; 'Audrey's Prayer' by Angelo Badalamenti; 'The Voice Of Love' by Angelo Badalamenti; 'Night Bells' by Angelo Badalamenti
Music production: Frédéric Sanchez

Emilio Pucci
'Guarani' by Ennio Morricone; 'Sila' by Tanya Tagaq Gillis; 'Cosmic Sequence' by City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra; 'Walk the Night' by Skatt Brothers; 'Too Late (Alternative Version)' by Gui Boratto; 'Native Dance 1' by Indian Spirit; 'The Veldt (Original Mix Feat Chris James)' by Deadmau5; 'Uvinik' by Tanya Tagaq Gillis: 'Desert Sea' by Gordon Withers; Song of Life (Betoko Mix) by Leftfield; 'Zebra' by Solee
Music production: Jeremy Healy

SUNDAY 23/02


'Figure in Movement' by Steven Severin

'Dawna' by Morphine; 'It Takes Time (Album Version)' by Patti Smith with Fred Smith; 'Good (Album Version)' by Morphine; 'Buena (Album Version)' by Morphine; 'Dosimètre' by Rob; 'Ocean Life' by John Cale & Bob Neuwirth

Salvatore Ferragamo
'The Dream' by Jocelyn Pook; 'Elizabeth Bay' by Hauschka;  'Alfabet' by Lap The Music; 'Payphone' by Johann Johannsson
Music production: Michel Gaubert

'The Modern Things' by Bjork; 'There's More To Life Than This' by Bjork; '15 Step' by Radiohead; 'Weird Fishes' by Radiohead; 'Numb' by Portishead
Music production: Andrea Ratti

MONDAY 24/02


'The Windmills of Your Mind' by Dusty Springfield; 'What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?' - Film Intro; 'The Greatest Performance of My Life' by Shirley Bassey; 'Where Do I Begin ' by The Chemical Brothers; 'Il Cielo in Una Stanza' by Mike Patton; 'Crazy In Love' by Eminem; '11vor11 (Kreuzberg Zeit)' by Bettina Koester; 'Scheiße' by Lady Gaga; 'Strawberry Fields Forever' by The Beatles; 'Marschmusik' by Alexander Hacke; 'Mad World (Remix)' by XYZ

Giorgio Armani
'Here Comes the Rain Again (Dirty Plastic Hits Remix) by Macy Gray; 'With Or Without Pressure' by U2 vs Queen; 'Mammagamma' by The Alan Parsons Project; 'Williams'  Blood' by Grace Jones

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.