Milan’s Autumn/Winter 2021 menswear week, which concluded on Tuesday, was very, very different to that of a year ago. Back then, a schedule of three busy days of shows and presentations had swollen to four, accommodating the return of Gucci, intended to be a permanent fixture. This Milan menswear season was entirely digital, and could have been consumed in an afternoon. There were only a handful of shows: Prada, Fendi and Ermenegildo Zegna being the biggest, each generating turnover in excess of €1bn. There was also Etro, Tod’s and the youngish Milanese brand MSGM. Giorgio Armani — a linchpin of Milan menswear — was notably absent. He is planning to combine his menswear and womenswear collections for both his mainline and Emporio collections in February. Read more at Financial Times.