Maison Martin Margiela Spring Summer 2013

This Maison Martin Margiela collection showed a perfect balance of weirdness (which is a brand signature), cool (what’s NOT cool about Margiela?) and commercial (there’s a lot of good stuff to wear here.) Two thumbs up.

I love…

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that I can’t quite put my finger on what makes this strapless dress seem infinitely better than most of the other ones we see on the catwalks. Maybe it is the gloves?

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the shawl top.

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a tent dress with a really strange neckline.

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the t-shirt evening dress.

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Margiela weirdness.

I loathe…

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when models look double wide.

All images from Vogue.com.

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  • Toile La La

    Beautiful. Margiela’s pure, minimal color and concise shapes would provide the perfect wardrobe for a year 2144 Sonmi-451, actress Doona Bae in Cloud Atlas. Future fashion for now.