Maison Martin Margiela Is Now Officially Haute Couture

Maison Martin Margiela can now, in good faith, call their couture lines haute couture. Two labels – Maison Martin Margiela and Alexis Mabille have been awarded the official haute couture appellation by French fashion’s governing body, the Chambre Syndicale. Despite having shown collections alongside the likes of Christian Dior and Jean Paul Gaultier during couture fashion […]

Zahia Dehar’s Couture Lingerie Line Is ‘Boobilicious’

I am pretty sure the Chambre Syndicale doesn’t recognize Zahia Dehar, but that hasn’t prevented her from staging her second “couture” lingerie runway show in Paris. Dehar, you’ll recall, is a former underage prostitute who made headlines for sleeping with a bunch of French footballers for payment. The French love her, as does Karl Lagerfeld, […]