>> There's been plenty of contention about Martin Margiela's current role at his Maison, and for the label's Fall 2009 couture Artisanal line, plenty of familiar tactics were used: faceless models, nude or black leotards, and handmade jackets out of blue pen caps and vests out of false eyelashes. But as WWD pointed out — "While Margiela played to his artsy tune, there was tamer fare — a leather motorcycle jacket decorated with chains à la Michael Jackson and a shaved vintage fur, which illustrated the house is migrating into more commercial territory" — citing the fact that the presentation was also used to show off the house's second semiprecious jewelry collection.
Martin Margiela Goes Artisanal with Pen Caps, False Eyelashes for Fall 2009 Couture
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