The style of 'replica'

...seen at the menswear by Maison Martin Margiela Fall/Winter 2012/13 where a...

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light-weight down-coat in shiny material is designed in a way that the man appears just as if he wears a heavy dark fur animal skin manteau. The rubber alike vest below is only one of a series of pieces in this collection with references to fetish fashion

dynamic red/white trousers - a replication of a bike racer's legwear, are presented in a 'controlled' combination with an elegant city frock-coat

and the label's plastic bags are re-worked as a parka-overcoat which is filled with downs; an additional style of 'replica' - a 'reduplication'.

Video: Maison Martin Margiela menswear Fall/Winter 2012/2013, 21 January 2012 in Paris.

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