Maison Martin Margiela Spring Summer 2012

The Maison Martin Margiela design team seemed interested in the deconstruction of clothes. Or make that just construction. Leather was Velcro-ed to nude stretch jersey on long, narrow dresses, or left un-Velcro-ed to expose the sticky bands. Men’s suits were tailored to fit the female models. When the designers did the same thing with leather outerwear, the stiffer material created sculptural shapes at the shoulder seams. All of which was certainly conceptual and true to form.

Maison Martin Margiela Menswear and Home are exclusive to 4.

Read the original blog post on