Craig Green on his hand-moulded leather-based components

A photograph of a view, its facial area concealed by a specifically crafted leather-based include, offered the starting off point for Craig Green’s S/S 2023 selection initial proven at Paris’ Musée de l’Homme in June 2022. ’It was like a check out you could not study,’ he suggests on a recent get in touch with from his London studio. ‘I assumed it was a definitely wonderful detail.’

The check out by itself originated from the Next Environment War, its go over designed to defend the inner workings from the dust and shrapnel of the battlefield. Eco-friendly insists that the reference – which appeared in the assortment as moulded bracelets and chokers, as well as comparable handles that sat more than neckties or on the chest of a shirt – was not decided on to labour a metaphorical point (even though, he concedes, there is likely one there if you seem hard enough). Somewhat, the fascination arrived from the strategy that an object could be stripped of its reason and still retain its essence. 

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Man in Craig Green with sculpted leather accessory strapped on chest

Backstage at Craig Inexperienced S/S 2023

(Image credit score: Images by Amy Gwatkin, courtesy of Craig Inexperienced)

‘I’m always obsessed with symbolism, about why matters truly feel a particular way,’ he suggests. ‘I thought it could be fascinating to just take objects again to their bare bones and see if they nonetheless sense vital. Folks however wear watches, and they are stunning objects, but not how they after did. It’s practically like a relic, or the imprint of a relic.’