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MFW: Leone for W Magazine

The runways in Milan may have been relatively demure this season, but the scene on the sidelines was all colorful chaos. Fluorescent hues, statement coats, jumbles of prints, and supersize accessories were piled on with abandon. Also: doppelgängers aplenty, and a whole lot of attitude.

The photographer Leone Balduzzi has a keen eye for uncanny juxtapositions and the strikingly human moments in between all the preening and posing—he gets at the weirder side of the street-style spectacle.

Here, Balduzzi captures some of the city’s most eye-catching personalities in their element.