Hong Kong, Feb. 19 -- As far as fashion publications go, few are as deeply revered and highly sought after as the first issue of


This was the issue that Maison Martin Margiela - that is, the Belgian designer and the team behind his radical fashion brand - had full creative reign over.

Published in 2004, the magazine was chock-full of Margiela-isms, showcasing his deconstructed garments (Tabi shoes included) that tore down all the rules of fashion; the pages were also filled with the works of his creative collaborators, such as photographers Marina Faust and Mark Borthwick. And this is the magazine that gave the world the most notorious sewing tutorial ever: Margiela's how-to guide to creating a sweater out of socks.

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