Here are the Maison Margiela color-block sneakers created in collaboration with Reebok. Maison Margiela’s iconic Tabi toe from 1988 meets the revolutionary Reebok Instapump Fury sneakers from 1994. The Hexalite midsole cushions and absorbs shocks, while the Graphlite arch bridge ensures light and flexible support. The model is completed by the characteristic architectural geometries and a practical ring tongue. Maison Margiela is one of the most renowned names in high-end luxury fashion with some of the most recognizable silhouettes in the fashion world. With the ever popular Replica pieces that re-imagine and break down staple designs and reimagine them for the current consumer. “Reproduction of found garments of carrying sources and periods,” is written in a typewriter typeface on a label fastened to the garments with the type of garment being replicated, hence the name ‘Replica’ is given to these garments. The ‘Replica’ collections take the notion of timeless pieces and rely on the principle that all these pieces have already proven the test of time. The idea was to design each garment so that they are as relevant for today in the same way as they will be tomorrow.
This is the history of Maison Margiela: after studying at the Royal Academy of Fine in Antwerp, Belgium, Martin Margiela starts to work as a freelance designer, collaborating together with top designers like Jean-Paul Gaultier and in 1988 founded his fashion house in Paris. From that very moment on, its tenacious will to circumvent conventional marketing and focus on product quality and design has been very clear. Maison Margiela decodes clothes to give them new meanings trough careful craftesmanship and the choice of high quality fashion fabrics. Over the last 20 years about, Margiela and his team have created some of the most influential, trendy and popular collection in fashion history, making the brand an absolute icon in cutting-edge fashion.