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22 Jan

What We’re Taking Away From Vetements Fall/Winter 2018-2019


Vetements’ Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection was called The Elephant in the Room, a re-appropriation of Martin Margiela’s favorite animal and a nod to the designer himself, in a tribute collection for which Demna Gvasalia drew on his personal knowledge of the Margiela archives.

Photo : Gioconda & August
Photo : Gioconda & August
"We brought Vetements to the flea market, because that’s where it all started,” explained Demna Gvasalia after the show. And it’s such a logical location for a fashion show, you wonder why it hadn’t been done before. The fashion pack convened at the Paul Bert Serpette market, for a show designed to demonstrate the difference between appreciation and appropriation: "we live in a world that is full of references that exist not as copies but to feed...
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