Maison Margiela is a French fashion House founded in 1988 by Belgian designer Martin Margiela. Margiela is known for modern minimalism and deconstructing and reinventing men’s & womenswear silhouettes. Since 2012, Maison Margiela has held the official ‘Haute Couture’ appellation from the Féderation Française de la Couture for its collection entitled ‘Artisanal’. John Galliano was appointed the House’s Creative Director in 2014.