With her meticulously crafted pieces, artist and designer SUSAN CIANCOLO blurred the lines between high fashion and high art since the 1990s. Here, the streets of Milan are the backdrop for a private view of her dazzling archive

Photography by Julie Greve Styling by Bianca Raggi

Poncho, £464, and ribbon, from RUN 12: God is a Jacket installation (2018), both by Susan Cianciolo. Leotard by Bloch. Vintage black skirt from Cavalli e Nastri. Socks by Wolford. Vintage shoes from Academy Costumes. Earrings by Slim Barrett

Dress (1997-2010), £3,093, and top (worn underneath headdress), £773.50, both by Susan Cianciolo. Collage and paint by Lilac Sky Cianciolo. Vintage headdress from Academy Costumes. Socks by Wolford

Pink top (2010), £773.50, bodysuit (2008), £1,547, and belt (used as sash) from RUN 12: God is a Jacket installation (2018), all by Susan Cianciolo. Headband, stylist’s own. Earrings by Slim Barrett

From left: pink top (2012), £773.50, and garment from RUN 12: God is a Jacket installation (2018), £3,867, both by Susan Cianciolo. Dress (1990), £3,093, and archive trousers (1999), both by Susan Cianciolo. Garment from RUN 12: God is a Jacket installation (2018), £3,867, by Susan Cianciolo. Socks by Wolford. Vintage shoes from Academy Costumes

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