It may just be a coincidence or perhaps even fate, but something was drawing me to Italy and it wasn’t just Venice.
Sara Battaglia might be Giovanna Battaglia’s little sister (Editor in chief of Italian W mag and more infamously credited as being one of the worlds most papped street style stars) but she is also in my lil old opinion ‘one to watch’. Now rounding out her 6th season in the industry as a designer, I’m sure that not the only one infatuated by her magnetism towards a strong shoulder, geometrical silhouettes and a love for tailoring.. and I have Matches Fashion to thank for that introduction.
Her collections for me are a cross between classic suiting.. think Annie Hall double plaid ensembles, mixed in with a pinch of 80’s glam and the occasional pyramid sleeve thrown in for good measure. For me these are just the right ingredients to bake the kind of cake that I’m happy to devour .. let’s skip main coarse and head straight for desert .. x