FILM TITLE: Martin Margiela – In his own words
DIRECTOR: Reiner Holzemer
COUNTRY: Germany, Belgium, France
2019 – 90 mins – English
After more than a decade since leaving Maison Martin Margiela, Martin Margiela takes a look back at his 20 years of work as fashion designer. Martin Margiela has never shown his face to the public, preferring the clothes to speak for themselves. Likewise, in this fashion documentary the designer picks pivotal pieces from his collections. The pieces and the commentaries by leading fashion figures, such as Jean-Paul Gaulthier, Carine Roitfeld, and Lidewij Edelkoort, make abundant Martin Margiela’s lasting impact on fashion.