Fireworks are mesmerising. The ooos and ahhs when the sky lights up with delicate, ephemeral shapes, sparkly lights and the contrasting loud bangs inspire and awe the spectators regardless of their culture. These otherworldly shapes in the sky have also inspired Dolce&Gabbana in their Spring Summer 2012 collection. Fireworks are made with gunpowder for the propulsion and .
A true sense of enthusiasm about fashion was palpable during Milan/Paris menswear ss12 collections. The catwalks were awash with colour and prints, with the atmosphere one of true summer fun in the sun. Innovative materials and the reinterpretation of traditional ones, such as the net processing on leather, was an overarching trend. What was most significant however were the more architectural .