June 21, 2010 Milan
The designer showed knitwear that looked old, burned, and holey; T-shirts decorated with duct tape; a shearling that could have been rescued from a bin; and distressed footwear. He also worked the recycling theme in sweatshirt material reconfigured as a tailored jacket/bomber hybrid and as a blazer with a baseball jacket's sleeves. Pinstriped silk pants with an elasticated ankle felt like they'd been pajamas in a former life. Two pristine blousons in green leather, meanwhile, evoked growth and rebirth.