Earlier this week Renzo Rosso confirmed to the press something the fashion world had long suspected, 'Martin has not been there for a long time'.
He was of course referring to Maison Martin Margiela - where the notoriously secretive and private designer no longer works. 'He's here but he's not here' said Russo alluding to the supposed Margiela appointed design team who have created the last three collections for the house.
Talk now is of who could possibly fill the designer's shoes. The house's spring/summer 2010 show was met with mixed reviews this week in Paris with many saying the label needs a big name designer such as Raf Simons (currently at Jil Sander) or Haider Ackermann to step in and revitalise things.
We'll keep you posted.More