I'm of the opinion that classic style is timeless. It lasts. It's not really a trend. The best Italian style is exactly that. When we traveled throughout Italy, the best looks were the simplest--sort of like the Italian cuisine versus French. The first is simply prepared with the best ingredients. The latter is overly complicated and at times convoluted.
Beauty is beauty. Balance, lines, color and texture have certain rules if they are to work well together.
Here are some thoughts on a few looks I've stumbled upon lately... Am I not getting something?