Maison Martin Margiela – Men’s S/S 12 Review

The Margiela fella is not one to fall as a fashion victim, instead, he embraces the new and unexpected.  For S/S 12 Footwear the brand did not let us down, offering their avante-garde point of views of the most classic items.  A burnished leather boot looks plain to the untrained eye, but the subtlety of the folded Velcro strap is fascinating.  A streamlined oxford silhouette is brought to life with a hand-painted texture and raw edges.  A summer canvas flat is unbelievably cool with simple straps and counter.  Needless to say, I’m an admitted fan of the new collection, and am crossing my fingers in the hopes I can find some items in my size. – Jenn Tello

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