The highlight of Martin Margiela's Fall-Winter 1999-2000 collection is an object turned into clothing: a duvet filled with feathers transformed into a winter coat. In this real square cotton quilt are zipped two removable long sleeves. A brown cotton braid underlines the perimeter. The printed label of the Italian duvet and down manufacturer Feather Light covers, as on real duvets, one of the lower corners of the coat.
In the film of the collection, old floral motifs are projected on its white surface. Because the coat can be worn alone or covered with a duvet cover made of old over-dyed flowery sheets from the 1970s or old khaki military blankets. To protect it from the rain, a special opaque PVC cover is used, under which the designer has slipped a Christmas garland.
Notice's author : Alexandre Samson