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Maison Martin Margiela Features Rare Fabrics for Haute Couture Collection

This season, the Maison Martin Margiela Haute Couture collection put fabrics at the forefront. The collection was made entirely using ornate collectable vintage fabrics sourced from private estates and included textiles designed by Frank Lloyd Wright from the Fifties, and another featuring a Paul Gauguin work.

In keeping with the artsy and eco nature of the colorful fabric choices, pieces were embroidered with a variety of trinkets (think paperclips) and silhouettes ranged the gamut from column dresses to oversized blazers. As is to be expected, the models walked the runway with their faces masked and wearing the brand’s signature sliced shoes. Sexy or figure flattering this certainly was not, but the collection will no doubt hold high appeal for fashion collectors and textile enthusiasts.

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