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Suzy Menkes: Maison Martin Margiela S/S 93

by Suzy Menkes on 10 April 2020

‘Do journalists today have any idea that Martin Margiela was not just the first, but the most deep, most thoughtful, most interesting person in this category of fashion? His ideas now seem so incredibly modern.'

The esteemed fashion editor and critic relives the excitement surrounding off-schedule fashion shows in the nineties with Maison Martin Margiela’s infamous so-called Black and White collection. Recalling the mysterious, candle-lit show where journalists were split up upon arrival, Menkes details Martin Margiela's revolutionary ideas which caught the spirit of the moment through re-worked translucent fabrics and plastics, becoming an extension of the wearer.

‘Do journalists today have any idea that Martin Margiela was not just the first, but the most deep, most thoughtful, most interesting person in this category of fashion? His ideas now seem so incredibly modern.'

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