"Through examining the untold stories of late 19th century performers as inspiration, the collection seeks to make visible the contemporary and political notions of performance in relation to sex work."
"The collection, presented in three acts: Act 1, Act 2, Act 3. combines both exaggerated female silhouettes with male tailoring, playing with both genders and their stereotyped styles, reconfiguring the body, and subjecting it to the male gaze."
"Levi Campello is a young, fresh independent fashion designer in New York. He spoke to artPLAY about his recent collection SUTURE, the fetish and genderfluid culture that reflects in his work and about his future plans."
"The music signaled a change of tone as male models dressed by Levi Campello took center stage draped in black leather, animal hides and riveted leather face masks. His last model made his way down the runway laboriously dragging a heavy chain attached to one foot..."