• Maison Margiela Showcased Handmade Craft for SS19

    3 monthes ago - By Hypebeast

    Maison Margiela showcased a series of men's Couture looks for Spring/Summer 2019 - a first for the 30-year-old label. As revealed by creative director John Galliano on the fashion house's new podcast , the collection is a preview of the co-ed show to come later this year.
    Galliano's mastery of the bias cut - a challenging technique that slices fabric at a 45-degree angle to preserve textile elasticity - was on full display, as the designer explained. “It's rooted in craftsmanship and is the highest form of dressmaking, but for men," Galliano notes. "Its backbone is in tailoring, but we are...
    Read more ...

     

  • Galliano's first couture menswear show for Margiela

    Galliano's first couture menswear show for Margiela

    3 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    The designer went big on cowboy boots, tweed blazers and the spirit of Humphrey Bogart for a Paris show that addressed gender stereotypes Paris Fashion Week has become a week of firsts. Virgil Abloh at Louis Vuitton yesterday, Kim Jones at Dior Homme tomorrow and, in the middle of them, John Galliano's first couture menswear show for Maison Margiela. Galliano doesn't call it couture - speaking in a new Margiela podcast, released as the show started, he calls it “artisanal”. “We are trying to define what artisanal means for us,” he said. “It's rooted in craftsmanship and is the highest form...
    Read more ...