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Offsite: Carlos Campos' Catholic Cool

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Yesterday evening at the Carlos Campos show at the Altman Building on West 18th Street in Chelsea, we were told to move down to the front show, and so we did. And it was from there that we watched the Honduran designer's slick interpretations of priests and nuns stomp down the runway.

Although his program did not list Catholicism as an influence, only "uniforms," outfits with names like "purple prayer dress," "white religious gun T-shirt" and "black Italian wool coat with white collar detail" made us constantly return to vision of The Thornbirds. Although we can't say that we saw anything original (maybe the men's suiting onesie?), the Campos show is always a good evening break from the hectic scene at the Tents.