All posts tagged: Martin Margiela

Weekend styling

I love simple things at home, things that don’t shout, objects that are beautiful and have integrity like these wooden bowls I found at the Columbia Road flower market…and I love white at home. I think it comes from the need to feel that I’m in my own little bubble when I’m at home, surrounded by people and things I love. The cross below has been on our mantelpiece in the lounge for a while, waiting for me to be added to our family mood board. The book below was from the Maison Martin Margiela exhibition last year where I took Mila.

Maison Martin Margiela exhibition

Yesterday, I took my mum and Mila to see the Maison Martin Margiela Exhibition at Somerset House which ends next weekend. So three generations, three different reactions…. My mum told me that she wouldn’t have gone there by herself but she enjoyed it and thought it was interesting. My five years-old daughter to who I was saying that it was important that she saw other creative things than Cbeebies or Ben10 told me that ‘nothing was really important‘ but she loved the Fashion Show invit’ done on a plate and the people who were filming themselves at home wearing Margiela’s clothes and I really enjoyed finding out more about this unique fashion designer, understand the inspiration behind some of his clothes and have a peek at his inspiring offices in Paris. Maison Martin Margiela is one of the world’s most influential fashion houses and is especially known for its deconstructivist approach, its fashion shows in unexpected places and its taste for recycling materials. One of the most remarkable characteristics of Maison Martin Margiela is its …