Margiela’s trompe l'oeil dress was always my favorite piece in my mother's closet. As a kid, I looked at the garment with a sense of wonder, observing how each and every sequin, although just printed, reflected an artificial radiance. An image of a dress in its perfect moment unceasingly hit by a flash of light, Margiela’s trompe l’oeil dress is deceitfully alive with movement yet forever frozen in time.

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