Galliano completes his rehabilitation at Maison Margiela

Photo of Galliano completes his rehabilitation at Maison Margiela

Designer’s vision dominates the Paris menswear show – a sign the fashion world has forgiven him

John Galliano’s first menswear collection for Maison Margiela opened with a red and black double-breasted overcoat worn with black, spongy slippers. It closed with a white shredded mackintosh over beige muslin underpants. In between, there were plastic sandals which clonked along the catwalk like ski boots, and several of Margiela’s famous split-toed high-heeled tabi boots and a bright yellow padded jacket, blown up like a pufferfish, paired with a sober midi-length skirt.

According to notes distributed at the show, the theme was “dressing in haste”. The idea was to merge “past and present house ideas into one forward proposal for a new kind of glamour”.

Continue reading...
view The Guardian: World News
#john galliano
#fashion weeks
#life and style