Attico’s Penthouse Presentation in Milan Had Soaring Views — and Sky-High Platforms to Match

Leave it to Attico designers Gilda Ambrosio and Giorgia Tordini to stage their Milan Fashion Week presentation in the most buzzed-about new venue in the city.

Attico took over the Eden Skyhouse, a newly renovated penthouse in a skyscraper dating back to the 1950s. Until a few months ago, the venue was a private residence that was owned by a Milanese family for more than half a century.

The presentation was inspired by Palm Beach, Fla., in the ’80s — complete with minidresses fit for the prom, jersey robe dresses, feathered crop tops and embellished jeans.

Attico Spring '19 Milan Fashion Week
Feathered crops and sandals from the new collection.

The standout shoe of the season? Sky-high metallic platforms with velvet bows.

“This is super-new for us. We’ve never done a platform before. We really wanted to be extravagant and exaggerate with colors and materials, so we picked the most sparkly and shiny [elements] we could find. We really wanted to go multicolor with mixed materials and a velvet bow — and of course a Swarovski buckle,” said Tiordini, who posed with Ambrosio for an FN video against the dramatic city backdrop.

Other key shoes included sandals with Plexiglas heels — adorned with tiny crystals — and cowboy boots in pony skin, gold python or red crocodile printed leather. Pumps in rich hues and floral prints were also incorporated throughout.

Click through the gallery for more from the Attico spring ’19 collection.

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