Haute Couture Collection Maison Martin Margiela Artisanal Spring/Summer 14

published in Magazin Z (www.magazin-z.ch), May 2014.
Photos: Wendelin Spiess (wendelinspiess.com)
Styling: Kim Dang
Hair: Olivier De Vriendt (www.artlistparis.com)
Make-up: Grigoris (callisteagency.com)
Model: Eleonora Baumann (www.viva-paris.com)
Photoassistant: Christian Bragg
Stylingassistant: Melanie Mattei
Location: www.lamaisonchampselysees.com

Application of Mariano Fortuny fabric scraps (c.1930) onto a white T-shirt.  Embroidered "Clin d’œil" evening gloves.
Production time: 23 hours / 18 hours for the gloves.
Mariano Fortuny scraps sourced in New York, USA - private collection, cotton twill with stencilled motif, cotton jersey / Silk satin, mixed embroidery: mirror, rhinestones, stones, ceramic, metal discs, glass tube beads.

Sleeveless suit embroidered with small found objects, skirt cut from the tapestry "Le Potier" by Robert Debiève, edited by Corot (c.1950).
Production time: 65 hours for the jacket and 18 hours for the skirt .
Tapestry sourced in Nantes, France - private collection, silkscreened cotton twill, silk organdy, small objects found in flea markets in Paris and Brussels.

The embroideries of small found objects are done by hand and are made of rings, chains, metal beads, cabochons, rounds made from tin cans, glass beads, half and whole glass tubes, crystals, silk, cotton and metallic threads and keys. The "Tabi" ankle boots are made in metal twill.

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