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Craig Green Men’s Spring 2019

It was well worth the wait — and the mosquito bites. As Pitti Uomo’s guest designer, Craig Green, re-created a crime scene in Florence’s classical Boboli Gardens, with a Nike collaboration among the surprises.
At a preview of the collection earlier in the day, Green spoke of a photo he’d come across of a woman walking in the street. “At the moment the shot was taken, the outline of the person behind her created a kind of halo effect around her body, like a chalk outline of a body at a crime scene,” he said.
Opening with a run of pale clinical looks befitting a surgeon or forensic scientist, with red drawstring details marking out the body, the haunting image came to life in Green’s figurative sculptures, with red wooden outlines tracing the models, attached by harnesses to the back of the body.
A more abstract spin followed in the signature acid-washed quilted looks edged with colored flounces that billowed by. It felt a bit tricky, but the fabric surface drew the eye like TV static.
Colored cotton parkas with matching pants came overprinted with industrial cutting patterns in contrast colors that also recalled maps delineating a crime scene.
Green was characteristically generous in the

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