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The Spring 2008 men’s collections in Milan

Bare ankles emerge from the otherwise classic look of suits in a tropical club tableau at the Valentino show. (Giuseppe Cacace / AFP/Getty Images)
The continued rise of pant hems reveals some skin at the Emporio Armani show. (Matteo Bazzi / European Pressphoto Agency)
Miuccia Prada displays a Silver Lake sensibility, as her designs play with bold patterns and skinny fits. Her overall philosophy isn’t so SoCal, however. “Men,” she says, “are so conservative you need to take small changes and small steps and infuse the change a little at a time.” (Matteo Bazzi / European Pressphoto Agency)
The surfside look of Alexander McQueen’s presentation includes a bodyboard backpack. (Filippo Monteforte / AFP/Getty Images)
Dolce & Gabbana took off in flight jackets and cargo pants. (Antonio Calanni / AP)
A Burberry offering fuses epaulets and Croakies. (Giulio Di Mauro / European Pressphoto Agency)