Artisanal Excellence: John Galliano’s SS17 Couture Collection for Maison Margiela

Influenced by the impact of social media and the prevalence of the selfie culture, John Galliano directed his attention towards the exploration of the selfie phenomenon in his Spring/Summer 2017 Margiela ‘Artisanal’ collection.

“Reality is veiled in filters and conveyed through symbols. Drawing inspiration from the dynamic selfie filters found on social media apps, garments undergo a process of deconstruction and reconstruction through multiple layers until a final image comes to life,” Maison Margiela’s atelier explained in a statement.

The flamboyant collection, unveiled at Paris Fashion Week, undeniably marked a notable stride forward for Galliano during his tenure at Margiela.

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Maison Martin Margiela’s Artistic Revival with John Galliano’s Premiere Collection

After four years in exile, John Galliano has made a triumphant return to the fashion scene with an ingenious debut collection for Maison Martin Margiela. Galliano presented his first Margiela Spring-Summer 2015 ‘Artisanal’ Collection in London to an intimate audience of 100 supporters, including Anna Wintour, Alber Elbaz, Nicola Formichetti, Christopher Bailey, and Manolo Blahnik. So, what are your thoughts? Was John Galliano’s debut for Margiela worth the wait?

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John Galliano Named Creative Director of Maison Martin Margiela

After a three-year hiatus following his departure from Christian Dior, John Galliano makes a triumphant return to the fashion scene as the Creative Director of Maison Martin Margiela. “Margiela is ready for a new charismatic creative soul,” said Renzo Rosso, president of OTB, in a statement. “John Galliano is one of the greatest, undisputed talents … Read more

John Galliano Suspended from Dior

John Galliano, the British fashion designer has been suspended from Dior a week before his big show in Paris, after his arrest for alleged anti-Semitic remarks. Galliano allegedly verbally accosted a couple sitting on a cafe terrace in Paris’ fashionable Marais district. “Dior affirms with the utmost conviction its policy of zero tolerance towards any antisemitic or racist words or behaviour,”

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