Milan: Fausto Puglisi Fall/Winter 2012 collection. Sicily, the land that saw the birth of some of the most important Italians from the history and the made in Italy; Fausto Puglisi's story unravels between Messina and Los Angeles via New York where he meets from the beginning the admiration of the USA fashion system. It's thank to one of this trips that he gets in touch with the Gotha of the Hollywood stardom. His creativity plays with the most basic shapes reaching the sumptuous peak of his "one-of-a-kind" dresses, created for mega stardom and for the most exclusive international boutiques.
Above: Fausto Puglisi is photographed with models inspired by Grecian-Roman cheerleaders, the outfits vaunt handmade embroideries, crystal star-bursts, metal and gold thread for the modern urban warrior.
Fausto Puglisi. Puglisi’s vision is intense and ultra-sartorial: whether it is a simple dress cut as a t-shirt or the latest outfits commissioned by Beyoncé for the promotion of her "4" album. His signature styles are the color block, the bias cut, the metallic applications and the crystal embroideries with a 3D effect. In his vocabulary the words desire, body, fitness, sexuality, vertigo recurs over and over.
Fausto Puglisi. Puglisi uses traditional fabrics, such as crepe, jersey, duchesse. His fashion wants to be an "ode” to the American classics mixed with the most emotional Italian couture attitude.
Above: the detail of a classic jacket made with the finest shocking pink wool jersey from British manufacturer Laurent Garigue who has been supplying the designer for the past eight years.