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Day 3: Alexander Fury

published on 3 July 2013

For day three of his Tumblr Takeover, Alexander Fury posted the greatest hits from the houses of Maison Margiela, Jean Paul Gaultier, Valentino and Viktor&Rolf, alongside some uploaded from 'the taffeta lined trenches', answering viewer questions along the way.

For day three of his Tumblr Takeover, Alexander Fury posted the greatest hits from the houses of Maison Margiela, Jean Paul Gaultier, Valentino and Viktor&Rolf, alongside some uploaded from 'the taffeta lined trenches', answering viewer questions along the way.

Margiela mask. And a jacket made from sewn-together catcher’s mitts.
The Maison Martin Margiela Artsanal label. In true Margiela spirit, I’m not posting seasons on these. You have to guess. I am also very tired. So laziness plays a part in the concept.
Margiela woven elastic jacket
The Margiela wig coat. Blonde or Brunette?
Disco-ball top by MMM
Quality-street wrapper dress by Maison Martin Margiela. Life of the party.
Gaultier Paris, spring/summer 1998
More Margiela.
Gaultier Paris, autumn/winter 1997. That leopard is BEADED.
Gaultier’s first couture collection, spring/summer 1997. The Macaw bolero.
Gaultier corsetry
Chez Gaultier
Maggie Rizer as Gaultier’s Russian Prince, winter 2002 collection
Gaultier Paris from British Vogue. The winter 1998 collection.
God is in the details. So I’m only posting details of Valentino Haute Couture. This is a ‘wrought-iron’ dress from spring 2013.
More spring 2013 Valentino
Blurry cognac leather suit and a leopard stocking at Gaultier
A helping hand off the catwalk at Gaultier. Chic.
Another blurry look from Gaultier. Quilting all over and matchy-matchy scarlet lady tights.
Cabinet of Curiosities as backdrop at Valentino. “Encyclopaedic Couture” they say.
Cabinet of Curiosities as backdrop at Valentino. “Encyclopaedic Couture” they say.
A stunning embroidered gown from Valentino.
An embroidered skirt at Valentino Haute Couture
Cut velvet, chiffon, crystal embroidery at Valentino
Best invite of couture week, hand’s down: Viktor and Rolf’s haute couture edition of Flowerbomb
Viktor & Rolf on display
Atomic couture. Mushroom cloud chic. Winter 1998.
Maggie Rizer as Russian doll. The penultimate layer. Winter 1999.
The final layer. Viktor & Rolf haute couture, July 1999. Entombed in fabric.
Viktor and Rolf sleeping on the job. Actually they’re meditating. Zen couture.
Monolithic couture at Viktor and Rolf. Sixties Balenciaga meets Habitat. In every sense of the word.
Viktor and Rolf rocks.
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