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FAUSTO PUGLISI: S/S 2017 READY-TO-WEAR

The designer staged an unorthodox presentation, creating a wooden prison hung with religious iconography, stocking it with honest-to-goodness convicts and lighting the place with neon crosses.

Fausto Puglisi staged an unorthodox presentation today, creating a wooden prison hung with religious iconography, stocking it with honest-to-goodness convicts, lighting the place with neon crosses, and perfuming it with church incense.

The models walked a short runway for photographers, then clambered up and down the stairs of the set. [...] According to Puglisi’s invitation, it was designed to showcase his abiding obsession with his roots in Sicily-its Catholicism, the many conquests that have occurred there, the local propensity for ostentatious dress.

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Meanwhile, the palette-seen on color-blocked sheaths and a patchworked suede parka-was more palatable than it has sometimes been. Puglisi is headed in a good direction.
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