Gentleman by Manuel Calabrese
The graduation collection “Gentleman” is the personal MANIFESTO of the Designer’s background and references. Metaphorically inspired by the dystopian side of Morality and traditions, In the age of consumerism , borders of races, genders and sexuality are destroyed, all translated on a contemporary Concept of Menswear Tailoring. The consumerism’s body suit. Intarsia pattern techniques and Chinese packaging prints on Duchesse, based on the concept of a new menswear tailor.
NAKED SUIT. The recreation of the “Gentleman” body. 100 % recycled and vegetal tanned leather are the main material for an avant-Garde pattern intarsia technique sculpting the shape of the male body on the suit. Styled with the Monumental 100% recycled leather human full scale bag, reinterpretation of a Sex Doll.
LEATHER DIGITAL PRINTED SUIT. The Gentleman Manifesto Suit. Outdoor Sex Scenes, Chinese Coconut Milk Packaging and Vegetal Tanned leather are mixed through the new technique of injected print on leather.
Expression of the Gentleman Manifesto through the technique of a 4 Colors Jacquard Knitwear Coat. Styled with the Manifesto Duchesse pants and the self portrait shirt
Masterpiece of the expression of monumental pattern cutting techniques, the “Shunga Coat” is a literal representation of the Japanese Ukiyo-e in a new digital version, mixing materials like tanned leather and fur. Styled with a 100% leftovers black leather pants, and the self portrait shirt.
The Self-portrait Shirt. Chinese inspired pattern and digital printed silk shirt, styled with a color blocking tanned leather trousers, and a full scale Sex Doll leather bag.
The consumerism’s body suit. Intarsia pattern techniques and Chinese packaging prints on Duchesse, based on the concept of a new menswear taylor.