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MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA

Head Designer for the Artisanal Collections in Paris.

Designing, sourcing and reworking vintage clothing and accessories for Women and Men, combining artistic and conceptual designs with traditional and innovative techniques. Working closely with Martin to develop ideas to create unique pieces , making prototypes with the atelier, collaborating with local artisans and manufacturers - Collection presentation and explanation to buyers - Fashion shows - Production contacts and quality controls.

Some of the pieces below were exhibited at the Maison Martin Margiela '20' at the Somerset House in London and shown recently at the Martin Margiela Retrospective at the Palais Galliera in Paris.

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Photo by Marina Faust

Backless top made out of old used labels

Photo by Marina Faust

Halter top made out of vintage gloves

Photo by Marina Faust

Dress made of assembled panels of vintage pleated skirts

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1. Retro dress cut into 3 parts

2. Fabric panels are inserted to oversize the dress

Photos by Marina Faust

Extra large hybrid dress made of 2 vintage slips.

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Photos by Jacques Habbah

Detail: Compressed XL second hand skirt to standard Medium size

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Graphics & Photos by Intro

'Circle jacket' cut and made from a men vintage leather jacket

Photo by Kenji Aoki, Axis

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Artisanal dress made out of vintage peticoat

worn over a silver coated singlet.

Photo by Marina Faust

Metallised vintage clothes and accessories - Silver coated men garments reworked  for women - Silver painted second hand denims - Electroplated elements of clothes crafted into jewellery.

Sculptural Jewellery, rigid silver electroplated cuff from a vintage shirt.

 

Artisanal dress made out of vintage peticoat

worn with a rigid silver electroplated collar from a vintage jacket.

Reworked  retro sunglasses with soft black finish and shaded lens.

Photo by Marina Faust

 

Sculptural handmade Jewellery

Rigid silver electroplated collar from a vintage shirt.

Photo from the Palais Galliera's archive, Musée de la mode de Paris.

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Trench coat evoking the gesture of hanging a coat on one's shoulder.

Two vintage trench coats are required to make one example.

Photo: Jacques Habbah.

 

Wool coat evoking the gesture of hanging a coat on one's shoulder.

Two vintage coats are required to make one example.

 

 

Fur coat evoking the gesture of hanging a coat on one's shoulder.

Two vintage fur coats are required to make one example.

Photo: Marina Faust.

 

Black sleeveless viscose dress worn with a front panel cut from a vintage evening gown as a 'Dickey' tied around neck and waist with a ribbon.

Photo: Jacques Habbah.