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Maison Martin Margiela Fall 2009 Couture Leaves Models Faceless

By: Bianca Bartz - Published: • References: coutorture
For Fall Haute Couture, Maison Martin Margiela continued the faceless theme that first debuted in the Spring/Summer 2009 show in which models’ heads were covered by what looked like nude stockings. The same anonymous look was featured in Maison Martin Margiela editorials in Interview and Arena Homme+ magazines.

The living mannequin look sucks the human component from the models, leaving the focus solely on the clothes—but does it add positive appeal to the fashions, or does it taint the overall aesthetic? Stats for Runway Mannequinization Trending: Older & Mild
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