Cover / Paradise

Posted by To cover and not to cover the body by Maison Martin Margiela (1, 2, 3) and Givenchy by Alexander McQueen (4), Fall Winter 1999 Ready-to-Wear (Photography by Thierry Orban). Sarah Burton: ‘I remember one collection – the prêt-à-porter autumn/winter 1999-2000 collection – which involved a model in a Perspex robotic body. The guy who made the robot told us ten minutes before the model walked out, “If she sweats in the suit, she’s going to electrocute herself. So tell her not to sweat”. Via inspiring witchesandslippersandhoods