An oral history via The Gentlewoman
"As a student I always thought that fashion was a bit superficial, all glitz and glamour, but this show changed everything for me. I walked out of it and I thought, That’s what I’m going to do. That show is the reason I became a fashion designer."
"He was my best assistant. When after a few years he wanted to leave and start his own collection, I could only be happy for him and wish him good luck. From Martin’s first show I saw immediately that he had his own voice and his own way."
Jean Paul Gaultier
Read the full article by Richard O'Mahony here- http://thegentlewoman.co.uk/library/margiela-the-show