Martin Margiela is a Belgian fashion designer, and the founder of French fashion house Maison Margiela. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in 1979, a year before the Avant-garde fashion collective the Antwerp Six.
Blancore is an independent designer brand established in New York in 2017. The brand name evolved from the juxtaposition of the French word 'Blanc' meaning ‘white’ and the English word 'Hardcore', conveying Blancore’s essential ideology of 'the core of purity, the essence of design'.
Specialising in minimal design contrasted against an element of surprise, Blancore design’s feature bold colours, asymmetric layers and usually involves an oversized feature. Blancore strives to explore the boundary of fashion and reality; interesting, surprising, yet wearable designs.