Only MARGIELA Can Get Away With Jeans on The COUTURE Runway

Martin Margiela showcased his Haute Couture Autumn-Winter 2013 collection on his signature ‘Masked’ models and once again the look was typically dichotomous – romantic yet dark! Beaded and crystal encrusted masks that looked like a bouquet of flowers were definitely romantic and was in line with Margiela’s floral line-up. He paired cuffed-up jeans with knee-high […]

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 […]

Maison Martin Margiela Spring 2011, an Avant-Garde Collection

The Maison Martin Margiela Spring 2011 collection flattens out the runway and provides a two-dimensional feel with its box-cut pieces. The boards on the featured garments were upholstered in androgynous looks of boyfriend blazers and menswear pants. Looks like the designer is trying to tell us that straight lines and strong shoulders are the in-look […]