Casey Mackenzie Johnson
Martin Margiela was born in Limbourg, Belgium, in 1959. He was schooled at the Antwerp Royal Academy and assisted Jean Paul Gaultier from 1984 to 1987. In 1987 Margiela founded Maison Martin Margiela (MMM) in Paris. MMM’s output is known as “meta-fashion”—that is, “clothes about clothes.” Read full biography here.