… And The Bride Wore MM6 Maison Margiela

Photo: Photo: Courtesy of MM6 Maison Margiela..
During the Vietnam War in 1969, Beatles frontman John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono staged two week-long “bed-ins” for peace: one at a Hilton hotel in Amsterdam and another one at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Canada. Press was invited into the room to ask questions from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
“We knew whatever we did was going to be in the papers. We decided to utilise the space we would occupy anyway, by getting married, with a commercial for peace,” Lennon said in The Beatles Anthology. “We would sell our product, which we call ‘peace.’ And to sell a product you need a gimmick, and the gimmick we thought was ‘bed.’ And we thought ‘bed’ because bed was the easiest way of doing it, because we’re lazy.”
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With that in mind, MM6 Maison Margiela presented its spring 2020 collection, channeling performance art to send a message of peace. WWD notes there was cake, sparkling wine, and ringing bells. The models sported T-shirts with tulle inserts, white jeans, cropped sweatshirts worn with white leather coats, relaxed tuxedos, and opera-length gloves.
Standout pieces for the collection include a circle-cut doily dress to the iconic nude bodysuit, with the MM6 logo and slogans ‘They Are Two Of A Kind’ and ‘BETTERHALFISM.’ “Questioning what is casual and what is ‘dressed-up’, the MM6 wardrobe revels in the in-between space of our expectations,” reads the press release, “appropriating both British and Japanese traditions (care of the season’s source material).”
We now pronounce MM6’s latest collection in-demand.
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