Thursday, January 28, 2010

Maison Martin Margiela Fall/Winter 2010 Menswear

Maison Martin Margiela's fall/winter 2010 menswear collection was the abstraction of a black & white photography. Guests were sitting at small squared tables in front of a black and white photography of a seated audience while models presented the 26 silhouettes of the collection. Endless variations of printed or plain black, white and grey reveal different brightness and textures and an X-ray of stripes, checks or dots playing with black, white and grey in positive and negative. New was the round shoulder that's more comfortable yet looks like sharp tailoring. Jackets, sweaters, t-shirts and scarves worn inside trousers are stretching the silhouette. Nappa leather, flannel, Prince-of-Wales wool and silk were among the materials used. The collection was a mix of the lines 10, 14, 0, 22 and 11.
As everyone was wondering how the collection will turn out without Martin Margiela I think it didn't disappoint at all. It was a great mix of classic menswear and cutting-edge pieces like nappa leather shirts.