Dress from the Oversized Collection, Fall/Winter 2000 - 2012.36.6_1

2012.36.6_1

Dress from the Oversized Collection, Fall/Winter 2000

Maker: Martin Margiela (Belgian designer, b. 1957)
Medium:Cellulose triacetate and polyester
Geography: Made in Paris, France; worn in Toronto
Date: 2000
Dimensions:
107 x 99 cm
Object number: 2012.36.6
Credit Line: Gift of Ms. Marlene Mock
Not on view
Description

Oversize transgresses fashion’s preoccupation with small and thin as the feminine ideal and undermines “standard” sizing and ideals of beauty. Margiela’s blank label is sewn on the inside with four white stitches visible on exterior emphasizing fashion design is the product of a team not an individual.

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