A very disappointing Autumn Winter 2011 collection by Maison Martin Margiela. While we normally expect the unexpected, a strange idea pushed to its limits through fabric and shape, this time we were subjected to a show full of uninteresting garments and commercial pieces. And the word commercial spells death for Margiela, as the brand’s founding ideals were nothing near commercial.
a sweatshirt with a full length leather glove.
a shiny blue dress and its matching handbag.
a dramatic black dress.
utterly boring clothing that has no place on the Margiela runway.
the deconstructed coats in this show. They look like a fashion student trying to do deconstruction, instead of what should be the designs of a very innovative brand.
badly fitted dresses. Or not badly fit enough.
when the designer throws a scrap of satin over a sweatshirt and calls it fashion.
All images from Vogue.com.