The COVID-19 crisis has upended the global fashion month calendar, but Milan’s lineup of IRL collections felt like a slight return to normalcy. Several of the city’s biggest names held in-person shows, and models flew in for the opportunity to walk for brands like Versace, Fendi, and Valentino. The schedule may have been familiar, but street style took a different tack for attendees and off-duty models. This season it isn’t enough to be photographed in a borrowed designer outfit; safety must also be paramount. For spring/summer 2021’s style nomads, masks were a must-have accessory. No one pulled the look off better than Hailey Bieber. Arriving mid-week with best friend, Kendall Jenner, Bieber took in the city’s ambiance in expertly styled looks, each of which featured a facial covering.
Though she breezed into Malpensa Airport on Friday wearing a magenta version of Balenciaga’s ‘Boxy’ overcoat and enjoyed lunch with Jenner on