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From Disposable Couture to Incognito Fashion Shows

 - Jun 4, 2012
These Maison Martin Margiela concepts reveal the raw talent of the Belgian designer. A past student of Antwerp's Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Margiela has been critically acclaimed for his forward-thinking approach to fashion. While most designers have remained intent upon focusing on a distinctive style with a particular focus on a certain product, Margiela has managed to delve into a variety of sectors.

Disposable couture and incognito fashion shows have become prominent fixtures of the Margiela label. At the same time, they only represent a part of the brands widespread canon. His shoes, lamps, couches, sunglasses and pen accessories have altered the course of the Margiela brand, distinguishing it as a multi-purpose organization. This versatile characteristic has been essential, especially in an industry rife with competition.