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...Source: Fashion Theory, 2(1) (Berg Publishers, 1998), 73–93.For this exhibition the fashion designer Martin Margiela worked in collaboration with a microbiologist on a show that was tailored to the museum space. Fashion, art and science...
...Martin Margiela was born in Limbourg, Belgium, in 1959. He was schooled at the Antwerp Royal Academy and assisted Jean Paul Gaultier from 1984 to 1987. In 1987 Margiela founded Maison Martin Margiela (MMM) in Paris. MMM’s output is known...

Helmut Lang: Fabric, Skin, Figure

Barbara Vinken

Barbara Vinken is Professor of French Literature, University of Zurich. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Zeitgeist : Trends and Cycles in the Fashion System

Berg, 2005

Book chapter

...The German philosopher Hegel dedicated several pages of his Aesthetics to what he viewed as a trivial and thoroughly feminine subject, to wit, the fashions of modern and antique clothing, and, in the process, assured himself of his own...
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...Martin Margiela’s Spring/Summer 1990 show for Maison Martin Margiela was presented at Paris Fashion Week. The show took place at an abandoned playground at the 20th arrondissement of Paris, while the carboard invitations were painted...
...Footage Referenced Martin Margiela, Spring/Summer 1991 Martin Margiela, Autumn/Winter 1990Introduction One of the designer’s lesser-known shows, Martin Margiela’s Spring/Summer 1991 collection is often eclipsed by others, such as his...
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...Martin Margiela’s Autumn/Winter 1995 show for Maison Martin Margiela was presented at Paris Fashion Week. The show took place at a circus tent in the Bois de Boulogne, Paris. A series of casual daywear and eveningwear was featured, in wool,...
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...Martin Margiela’s Autumn/Winter 1998 show was presented at Paris Fashion Week. Garments were two-dimensional ‘flat’ pieces, inspired by Japanese origami and the shapes of plastic grocery bags such as an apron dress, layered blouses...

Margiela, Martin*

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Martin Margiela (1957– ) was born in Hasselt, Belgium. He studied fashion design at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp—at the same time as Ann Demeulemeester—followed by a three-year apprenticeship with Jean-Paul Gaultier...
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...Martin Margiela's Autumn/Winter 1990 show took place in Paris. The setting was an unglamorous, dimly lit warehouse-style building; a makeshift catwalk of white carpeting was laid on the floor. Most looks were built on a limited color...
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...Martin Margiela’s Autumn/Winter 1992 show for Maison Martin Margiela was presented at Paris Fashion Week. The show took place at a Salvation Army store, where guests were crammed in-between scattered used garments, while a brass band...