One can always count on Moschino for a good
romp; playing up stereotypes with sarcastic humor is
one of the label's signature touches. From the moment
a sexy chambermaid stepped onto the catwalk bearing a
bottle of wine and wearing an apron and a dress that
said "Maid in Italy," it was clear that this was no
A troupe of sleepy, fresh-out-of-bed housewives followedwearing pajamalike satin camisole dresses, a pink fur bathroom robe, hair curlers and sleeping masks. Once dressed, our friends proved to be everything from gingham-clad cleaning ladies, to flower-drenched good girls, to on-the-go businesswomen. What followed was a play on fashion's current obsession with masculine and feminine roles: Girls dressed up as schoolboys, and gangsters and military cadets all turned up with their belles in tow.
There were no major fashion revelations, but Moschino provided an hour of kitschy fun that offered relief from the overly serious and self-conscious mood that has dominated the week.