Maison Martin Margiela and Converse collaborate.

September 11th, 2013

French fashion house Maison Martin Margiela gives all-American Converse kicks an avant-garde makeover for fall. The first-time collaboration features Chuck Taylor All Stars and Jack Purcell sneakers, each completely hand-painted in Margiela’s iconic white paint. Covering all canvas, eyelets, laces and soles, they naturally crack and shed their outer coat of paint to reveal the original colors beneath.

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Walking on Glass

September 29th, 2009

Single girls with rodent issues can complete their 21st century fairytale with glass slippers from Maison Martin Margiela. The limited-edition heels are the latest eccentric accessories—or art pieces—in the Belgium’s portfolio of conversational designs, including a plated brass hospital bracelet.  
And with a price tag of $1,277 each—yes, the shoes are sold separately—a fairy godmother, or a wealthy grandmother, may come in handy. Personally, I’m holding out for ruby slippers.   

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