Maison Martin Margiela


“To Evolve Is To Continue to Breathe Creatively” – Martin Margiela

Martin Margiela was born in 1959, in Limbourg, Belgium.  He studied at Antswerp’s Royal Academy and went on to assist Jean Paul Gaultier in the early 1980′s.  Maison Martin Margiela was founded in 1988, and has since chosen to ‘let his brand do the talking’.  It is said that he was an intensely private person, who hardly ever gave interviews,  or had his photograph taken.  Although the Maison Martin Margiela brand was acquired by the Diesel brand in 2002, no creative director has since been appointed, and a design team have replaced him, which, it is felt, continue to carry the enthusiasm and ‘Margiela Magic’ into the current era.

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