N°1

One to make at home

A step-by-step guide to making your own Martin Margiela sock sweater as instructed by Martin Margiela

A Magazine N°1 Curated by Maison Martin Margiela, 2004.

“The past is what bonds us, the future leads us.” A Magazine N°1 Curated by Maison Martin Margiela, published in 2004, gathered the testimonies and work of close friends of the House. Using white – a Margiela signature – as a common thread of the stories told, this issue closed with a DIY tutorial by Martin Margiela himself. In “One to make at home,” the designer guides the reader through a step-by-step process to making their own Margiela sock sweater using 8 pairs of white socks.

Sixteen years later,  we take a look back at this archive that feels as contemporary as ever.

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