Urban Fashion Showdown: London vs Milan in 2024

Urban Fashion Showdown: London vs Milan in 2024

Urban Fashion Showdown: London vs Milan in 2024

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In the rapid-flowing world of urban fashion, two centers stand out as trendsetting satellite's: London (Time out magazines  India Lawrence notes officially a fashionable city) and Milan. Each bearing their individual traits and influences, these fashion capitals continuously inspire and influence global trends. As we dive into 2024, let's explore the exclusive markers between London and Milan's urban fashion scenes and how they continue to mold the industry.

Milan fashion free pic, istock

London: Where Street Style Reigns Supreme

London's urban fashion scene is tantamount with eclectic street style, characterised by its brave mixing of aesthetics, colors, and textures. In 2024, the city remains a cauldron of differing cultures, reflected in its city landscape. Hosting streetwear brands like Palace,  A-COLD-WALL and iconic landmarks like Vivienne Westwood or Mcqueen, continuing to dominate or at least influence the scene, known for their edgy designs and collaborations with artists and musicians.

Picture - Ref Fartech - A-Cold-Wall*

References: - [Vogue: London Fashion Week]https://www.farfetch.com/my/shopping/men/a-cold-wall/items.aspx

Milan: Elegance Meets Edge

In contrast, Milan exudes an air of elegance infused with a rebellious edge within its urban fashion aesthetic. Renowned for its luxury labels such as Versace, Prada, and Gucci, Milan in 2024, upholds its status as a global fashion powerhouse. Whilst flaunting streetwear influences, Milanese fashionistas creatively blend high-end pieces with casual style, creating a polished yet edgy look that's distinctly Italian.

References: - [Harper's Bazaar: Milan Fashion Week]


The Color Palette: Bold vs. Subdued

London's fashion landscape in 2024 is awash with vibrant hues and eye-catching patterns. From neon accents to oversized graphic prints, self-expression holds no bounds on the pavements of London. In contrast, Milan chooses a more eloquent color palette, flexing neutral tones and timeless choices like black, white, and camel. However, don't mistake minimalism for monotony—Milanese fashionistas elevate their appearance with luxurious fabrics and impeccable tailoring rivaling the esteemed history of Saville Row.

The Silhouette: Oversized vs. Tailored

When it comes to silhouette, London and Milan take divergent paths in 2024. Londoners embrace the oversized trend with gusto, layering billowy silhouettes and exaggerated proportions for a casual yet statement-making look. On the other hand, Milanese fashion leans towards tailored sophistication, with sharp lines and structured pieces reigning supreme. Both cities, however, share a common love for versatility, as seen in the seamless transition from day to night attire.

Craftklart.store - Urban Styles


In the ever-evolving world of urban fashion, London and Milan stand as pillars of creativity and innovation. While London embraces the chaos of the streets with its eclectic street style, Milan exudes a refined elegance tinged with a rebellious spirit. Whether you find yourself drawn to the vibrant energy of London's bustling streets or the understated glamour of Milan's runways, one thing is certain—both cities continue to shape and redefine urban fashion in 2024 and beyond.


Men's Urban styles from Craftklart Ltd - London

Authort - Fugative Apr 2024 Craftklart 

References: -

[British Vogue: London Street Style](https://www.vogue.co.uk/tags/london-street-style) - [Vogue Italia: Milan Fashion](https://www.vogue.it/en/fashion/news/2024/01/01/fashion-week-milan-2024-dates/) - [GQ: Milan Fashion Week Recap](https://www.gq.com/gallery/milan-fashion-week-recap)

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