MAISON MARGIELA - Now boarding

MAISON MARGIELA - Now boarding - LECLAIREUR

It is this feeling of being at the same time here and already elsewhere, in transit, which is at the origin of this collection Maison Margiela spring-summer 2018. The suit jacket is torn, cut in half, sewn back together, gauze chamoised, slightly oversized and buttoned asymmetrically, alternating the sobriety of gray with a very sensual black transparency. Who needs a wardrobe when you already have a jacket sewn to the back of your little black dress?

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The trench coat, at the heart of the collection, ideal for getting through the April drops and the summer monsoons. Converted into a dress, with the sleeves cut off, enhanced with a little gauze, and cut at the waist to form a series of bodices to wear over shirts. Because the Maison Margiela has made a name for itself with its constructed/deconstructed clothes, and its willingness to mix influences and blur boundaries.

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We also mix pieces, patterns, a flower top with a tartan skirt. Stamped labels PRIORITY, APPROVED or FIRST CLASS are used as accessories. The bags themselves are designed as padded first class seats, which can be used as cushions.

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Since his appointment in 2014, and after the departure of Martin Margiela himself five years ago, Galliano made a point of seducing longtime fans, multiplying the house's refreshingly minimalist eccentricity with a sense of transgression.

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Check in at Leclaireur Sévigné and Leclaireur Boissy d'Anglas for the flight SS18 on the company Martin Margiela.

Outdoor pictures by Alexandre Gaudin for Leclaireur

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