A fringed bag. It might look good on your arm, but it looks even better worn on your head! John Galliano, the king of subversive fashion, turns things upside down at Maison Margiela. The key looks of this quite emotional show included statement pieces that featured a continuation of the décortiqué technique already used for the Spring/Summer Artisanal collection. [CONTINUE READING...]
The rhythm picks up like a breeze. Light. That signature Maison Margiela white. The soundtrack, “Issues” by Julia Michaels. The first sculpted trench by John Galliano appears - or rather - a trench carved with a series of cut outs, which become a theme that runs through the whole show. As long skirts doubling up over skirts. Jackets reduced to minimal structures, another order of the day seen in the trompe-l'œil nude effect tops. Opening the door to a conceptual world. And bags worn on heads? And there it is, the bag worn as an exotic headpiece, for the tribal calling within. Peacock feathers stripped back like a new type of dreadlock. Kilimanjaro prints on jackets. Stripes and multicoloured wings that catch the eye. Long strings in thousands of colours like bright fringes. Ethnic touches that mark the start of a new journey.
By Stefano Roncato - MFF Magazine for Fashion