Guests did a double-take over the sculptures, which were scattered with hyper-realistic ripe fruit cast in bronze.
The Illinois-born Norell began designing costumes at Paramount Pictures in Astoria, N.Y., before staking his claim in the American fashion landscape on Seventh Avenue.
The collection will offer an elevated and powerful new foundation for men’s wear, strongly positioned within the luxury arena, management said.
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The collaboration features designs for men and women, including a white version inspired by the signature lab coats worn by Margiela staffers.