Giorgio Armani unveiled his new Armani Privé Haute Couture collection. The Italian designer used bamboo plant as his inspiration for his new lineup. The collection featured masculine tailoring and glamorous eveningwear. Outfits with kimono sleeves and wide belts were heavily influenced by Japan.
A key element in Armani Privé's new Couture collection was the bamboo. There were bamboo prints, embroideries and appliqués. The color palette consisted of greens, tans and blues.