His hand-embroidered gowns were heavy with metal plates, 3-D stitching, and jutting wings. Thorny crowns and bright halos were worked into the code of the presentation in order to illuminate the camp from which the fantasy creatures came. Though the age-old struggle of good vs. evil is presented in fashion form on Amato’s catwalk, fashion’s function isn’t to answer questions, but rather to pose them within a framework of wearable art.
written by GRACE GORDON|photos: courtesy of AMATO
-May 1, 2013
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