Givenchy by Alexander McQueen, Fall Winter 1999 Ready-to-Wear. Photographed by Thierry Orban.
Sarah Burton:‘I remember one collection - the prêt-à-porter autumn/winter 1999-2000 collection - which involved a model in a Perspex robotic body. The guy who made the robot told us ten minutes before the model walked out, “If she sweats in the suit, she’s going to electrocute herself. So tell her not to sweat”.
Martin Margiela Autumn-Winter 1996-1997 photo Marina Faust
Individual hand-held spotlights each model as she moved through total darkness. A shadow is painted in brown on the upper part of their faces. An amateur recording of a ‘Live’ concert by Mina Mazzini at Bussoladomani in 1978 plays as they walk.