Creative director Paul Surridge - who arrived at the ostentatious Italian house last year - chose a Carthusian monastery high in the suburbs of Galluzzo to present his debut Roberto Cavalli menswear show at Pitti Uomo in 94 in Florence. Titled ‘Reboot’ the collection acted as a re-examination of the brand’s opulent and snakeskin-clad DNA, and Surridge nodded to the assimilation of past and present by holding his show in an open air setting of classical splendour, juxtaposed against a carpeted runway in graphic blocks of red, grey and blue.
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Jack Moss is the Fashion Features Editor at Wallpaper*. Having previously held roles at 10, 10 Men and AnOther magazines, he joined the team in 2022. His work has a particular focus on the moments where fashion and style intersect with other creative disciplines – among them art and design – as well as championing a new generation of international talent and profiling the industry’s leading figures and brands.
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